|The Spectrum -- St. George, Utah sc
Local officials forced to tackle illegal immigration issue
A Virginia county has taken some dramatic steps to try to curb the problems associated with illegal immigration. And it's clear to see that the actions of officials there already are having an impact. -- Under Prince William County's policy, police will verify the immigration status of all people placed under arrest...
|El Paso Times
New death list hung at police headquarters
A new threat aimed at Mexican police was posted Saturday morning outside the offices of the Juárez paramilitary police. -- The threat was written on a piece of cardboard and found at about 7 a.m. Saturday outside of the building, which is located on Valle Del Cedro avenue, but the note was removed...
|Atlanta Journal Constitution
Lewis assails 'repugnant' anti-illegal alien laws
U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) called Georgia laws that crack down on illegal [aliens] "repugnant" after speaking at a civil rights hearing Thursday in Atlanta. -- "They're violating due process and basic human rights of people," Lewis said outside the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot downtown...
|Atlanta Journal Constitution
Law cracks down on license-less driving, whining ensues
Driving without a license could put illegal [aliens] a step closer to deportation in Georgia. -- A bill passed this session by the General Assembly requires a minimum two-day jail sentence on the first conviction of driving without a license. The bill also directs jailers to check the nationality and legal status of those convicted...
State GOP opposes automatic citizenship for anchor babies
Spokane -- The state Republican Party adopted a platform Saturday that includes a provision aimed at opposing automatic citizenship for babies born in the U.S. to illegal [aliens]. -- The state party approved a similar platform plank at its 2006 convention that proved controversial...
|Asbury Park (New Jersey) Press
Lakehurst accident leads to arrest of illegal alien
A Red Bank man was arrested following a minor motor vehicle collision on Saturday afternoon, after police discovered he is an [illegal alien]. -- Alfredo Hernandez-Perez, 18, was taken to Ocean County Jail where he is being held on a no-bail detainer issued by ICE, Sgt. Ronald Heinzman said.
|Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) Sun-News
Inmates' status to be checked
Raleigh, NC -- Three new sheriff's departments, including Wake County's, will soon be checking the immigration status of their jail inmates, putting North Carolina among the top states for deporting illegal [aliens]. -- Sheriff's departments in Wake, Henderson and Cumberland counties are training now with federal immigration officials...
Williams wary of immigration trouble after cannery raid
Williams, Calif. -- News that federal agents raided a big tomato cannery here six weeks ago hit residents like ketchup splattering on a white shirt. -- Java Stop café owner Carol Ornbaun said that while the agents were hauling boxes of documents out of SK Foods, family and friends were frantically ringing cannery workers' cell phones to see what was up...
ABC makes a run for the 'Border'
A new ABC unscripted series will take an unprecedented look behind the scenes at the government's fight against terrorism. -- The network has ordered 11 hours of "Border Security USA" from executive producer Arnold Shapiro ("Big Brother"). Shot on location throughout the United States, the series will focus on...
|Devvy Kidd -- News With Views sc
Why Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta is right
The ACLU has once again taken the side of lawlessness by attacking the mayor of Hazleton, Pennsylvania for his stand on the illegals invasion. Mayor Louis Barletta understands what the word illegal means and crafted new laws to do what Congress has refused to do...
|The Herald News -- Passaic, New Jersey
Illegal alien agitator puts self at risk
As an [illegal alien] day laborer, Fabian Galindo would probably be wise to keep a low profile these days. -- Instead, the 29-year-old is phoning politicians, government officials and other community activists, soliciting donations of goods and services for the city's day-laborer center...
|Walter Moore, Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles
Villaraigosa, guns, gangs and groundhog day
Remember the movie "Groundhog Day," where Bill Murray keeps living the same day over and over again? Mayor Villaraigosa is inflicting the same deja vu on us with his "new" proposals for more laws on guns and gangs. -- This week, Mayor Villaraigosa took some time out of his busy international travel schedule...
|El Paso Times
Residents say fence won't deter illegal immigration
As Sunland Park, N.M. resident Martha Venegas watered her lush front lawn, in a neighborhood shadowed by the construction of the border fence, she said the fence will do little to prevent illegal immigration. -- "It's not going to keep them (illegal aliens) away," said Venegas...
|Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas
Cops & customs agents caught drug smuggling
Following last September's crash of a Gulfstream jet used by the CIA for torture flights that contained 4 tonnes of cocaine, more customs officials and cops have been caught in drug smuggling and drug dealing rackets. -- Customs supervisor Walter Golembiowski and officer John Ajello face narcotics, bribery and conspiracy charges...
|Greenville (North Carolina) Daily Reflector
Sheriff, Dole meet Friday
It starts with two questions. -- Are you a U.S. citizen? -- Where were you born? -- Pitt County Sheriff Mac Manning uses them to help identify illegal aliens entering the county's detention center. -- Manning and representatives from Craven and Beaufort counties met Friday afternoon with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole...
|KVEO-TV -- Brownsville, Texas
Illegal aliens captured at stash house
It was a busy day for Border Patrol agents in five separate cases over 100 [illegal aliens] all seized in the upper Valley. -- 5 major human smuggling incidents and in one case, Border Patrol nabbed, 38 Central Americans all arrested in a house off North Bryan in Mission...
|McAllen (Texas) Monitor
Police nab several Asian illegals
La Joya, Texas -- Police turned 17 [illegal aliens] believed to be from China over to officials from the U.S. Border Patrol [yesterday]. -- Officers responded to a call just after 8 a.m. about reported suspicious activity near the corner of Ebony Street and Palm Avenue, just blocks south of U.S. Highway 83....
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
After Mexican President Felipe Calderón asserted that Mexico's drug traffic problem was caused by the U.S. drug market, U.S. Ambassador Antonio O. Garza assured that "everyone knows" that the drug plague is as much the U.S.'s as it is Mexico's. He pointed out that Mexico is also a consumer of drugs...
More illegal aliens lack driver's licenses
...A 2006 state law made it impossible for illegal [aliens] to renew their licenses. The change was talked about mostly as a tool to combat terrorism several of the perpetrators of the Sept. 11 attacks had licenses but it has created a crisis in the Hispanic community and a potential hazard on the roads.
|Danbury (Connecticut) News-Times
Illegal alien jailed for re-entering U.S.
A 29-year-old Brazilian national who was deported after being convicted of bank fraud in 1999 has been sent to federal prison for re-entering the country illegally. -- Cassio Kennedy DeSouza was living in Danbury last August when he was taken into custody by police for disorderly conduct...