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|Oxford (Ohio) Press sc
Sheriff, BWC investigating after arrests of suspected illegals
The Butler County Sheriff's Office has teamed with the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation to investigate various violations of laws that resulted in the arrests of three suspected illegal [aliens] in the past two weeks. -- The three arrested have received workers compensation benefits of almost $60,000...
Texas Corridor detour: Officials nix land grab
Opponents of a plan to build a Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC) road and rail system from Mexico to Oklahoma received welcome news this week, as Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials announced their strategy would no longer include building new highway routes southwest of Houston, a plan that would have annexed huge tracts of private land.
|East Valley Tribune -- Phoenix
Thomas: Sanctions law cases heating up
Enforcing Arizona's employer sanctions law is hard. So hard, in fact, that no prosecutor in the state has even tried to shut a business down for hiring illegal immigrants since the law took effect Jan. 1. -- But in his first in-depth interview about the law since it took effect, Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas said last week the void may soon be gone.
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
Bird's-eye border watch
The radio call comes crackling into the headsets of four uniformed agents aboard a Black Hawk helicopter flying southwest of Tucson. -- On a peak in the Patagonia Mountains near the Arizona-Mexico border southeast of Tucson, agents are calling for help to get confiscated bales of marijuana out of a remote area.
|Salt Lake Tribune
Bishops told immigration is key to the future of Catholic Church
Orlando -- Immigration has not weakened the Christian identity of the United States but rather strengthened it, the director of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life told Catholic bishops here Thursday. -- ''Even though immigration is increasing diversity,'' Luis Lugo said...
|KGTV -- San Diego
Three shot in Mexico cross into U. S. for treatment
Campo, Calif. -- Three people were wounded in a shootout just south of the Mexican border and crossed into the United States seeking treatment, authorities said Saturday. -- One of the three who crossed the border near Campo was airlifted to Sharp Memorial Hospital. The others were transported by ambulance at about 10:20 p.m. Friday...
|Wichita (Kansas) Eagle
Illegal alien case puts hospital in a bind
A Wichita hospital is in a quandary -- trying to find long-term care for a charity case involving a patient who is an illegal [alien]. -- One local health provider says problems such as this could become more common because of the growing number of illegal [aliens] in Kansas.
|White Plains (New York) Journal News
Police bust 5 illegal immigrants in Mount Kisco cocaine raid
Five Guatemalan nationals in the country illegally were arrested last night on felony drug possession charges after a raid netted more than 50 packets of cocaine with a street value of $3,000, police said. -- The raid at 13 Spring St. and the referral of the suspects to the federal ICE agency capped a month-long investigation...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
The cities of Reynosa, Matamoros and Nuevo Laredo account for 83 % of the homicides that have taken place this year in the nine border cities of the state of Tamaulipas. Forty three of these were in Reynosa and most are linked to drug traffic....
|ABC News Video Report
Teens unable to find summer jobs
Report on how difficult it is for teens to find jobs these days. This report fails to point out that illegal aliens have been taking jobs traditionally sought by teens for years. This piece aired on ABC stations throughout the country on June 14 and 15.
Oil border battle brews in the Gulf of Mexico
Eight miles north of the maritime border with Mexico, in waters a mile and a half deep, Shell Oil Co. is constructing the most ambitious offshore oil platform ever attempted in the Gulf of Mexico. -- As tall as the Eiffel Tower, the floating production facility will be anchored to the ocean floor by moorings spanning an area the size of downtown Houston...
|KPHO-TV -- Phoenix
Three arrested in marijuana bust
Buckeye, Az. -- Maricopa County sheriff's deputies arrested three people believed to be illegal [aliens] after they pulled over a truck and discovered 2,700 pounds of marijuana and guns inside. -- The vehicle was pulled over near Buckeye overnight Friday.
|Canyon News -- Beverly Hills
ICE raids update
...Glenn Spencer founded Voices of Citizens Together/American Patrol, an organization focused on keeping illegal [aliens] out of America. Spencer said he believed the arrests to be necessary after reading an ICE report that states that those arrested ignored a final order of removal. “Here we have a group of people with a very high crime rate... "
22 arrested in Brockton immigration sting
Local and federal law enforcement officers arrested 22 people on immigration charges in a two-day sting operation this week, using federal laws to apprehend some of the biggest players in the violence that has rocked Brockton in recent months. If the sting had been carried out earlier, they said, the city's seventh homicide victim of the year might have been among them.
|Contra Costa Times -- Pittsburg, Calif.
Rep. Lee lashes out against ICE
Pledging to "take them on big-time," Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, sharply criticized the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency Friday and declared she would push for measures to reduce the fear she said agents have caused East Bay [illegal alien] families...