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Monday, June 16, 2008

Sounding The Alarm
Arizona Schools Chief Warns of Chicano Separatists

Tom Horne Press Conference – June 12  
Tom Horne, magna cum laude from Harvard College and his J.D. with honors from the Harvard Law School. – Skinhead xenophobe?

Kill the Gringo
      Horne: Let me start out by talking philosophy for a second. My philosophy and I believe the American philosophy is what is important about people is their individuality – what people can do, what their knowledge is -- their ability to appreciate beauty, their character – and not what racial group they happen to have been born into. I believe it is wrong to divide students up by their ethnicity and teach them separately according to ethnicity.
    ...Raza means race in Spanish and on the TUSD Web site they say their primary textbook is the Pedagogy of Oppression.
   ...they should be taught that if they work hard they can achieve their goals, and not that they are oppressed... One of the textbooks is Occupied America and Occupied American holds out as a role model somebody named Jose Gutierrez -- they describe as ...indispensable. In one of his speeches he said we are fed up, we are going to move to do away with the injustices to the Chicano and if the Gringo doesn't get out of our way we will stampeded over him. He called on them to kill the Gringo...
  Listen    Arizona Daily Star     KVOA-TV    

Island Packet -- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina             sc  
Immigration enforcement gets big boost in county   
Never underestimate the power of an election year to get politicians moving, especially on a hot button issue like illegal immigration in a state like South Carolina. -- Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner announced Monday that ICE officials would be training four county deputies to enforce federal immigration law in Beaufort County. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Chicago Tribune  
Illegal alien gets 14 years for stabbing common-law wife   
An [illegal Mexican alien] was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison after he was found guilty in April of attempted murder and aggravated domestic battery for stabbing his common-law wife during an argument at the Glen View Club in north suburban Golf, prosecutors said. [More 'family values' that should have stopped at the Rio Bravo] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Treasure Coast Newspapers -- Stuart, Florida   
"Immigrant" day laborers struggle to find work   
Golden Gate, Fla. -- The hurricanes that blew through Martin County in 2004 and 2005 were a blessing in disguise for Golden Gate's Latin American day labor community. -- Extensive damage to homes meant work was easy to come by, and laborers had plenty of money to send home to relatives. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Deseret News -- Salt Lake City   
Reports say illegal U.S. entry not difficult   
Undercover investigators testing how tough it is to cross the borders into the U.S. had a better than nine-in-10 chance of pulling it off using oral assertions and counterfeit identification, according to a new U.S. Government Accountability Office report... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Californians for Population Stabilization     
Calif. state legislature goes after E-Verify system   
AB 2076, by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Sylmar), would prohibit state agencies and local governments in California from using the federal "E-Verify" system to determine if their employees are legally eligible for work...

Atlanta Business Chronicle          sc  
Georgia immigration law expanding to more employers   
Beset by congressional indecision over illegal immigration on one side and voters clamoring for action on the other, Georgia lawmakers stepped out on their own in 2006 and passed a major reform bill. -- Two years later, the only thing all sides of the debate over Georgia's unilateral crackdown agree on is they don't like how the law is playing out. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

American Border Patrol    
July 4th border banners     
American Border Patrol announced that it will place personalized border banners on its ranch border this 4th of July. Anyone who would like to “stand up and be counted” for border enforcement can now do so from the comfort of their home, said Glenn Spencer, head of ABP... Click here for complete event information if you plan to attend in person.

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix   
Oregon man wins debate on immigration   
An Oregon man is the winner of this year's Great American Think-Off, a national philosophy competition that gives ordinary people the chance to debate some of life's perplexing questions. -- This year's question: "Does immigration strengthen or threaten the United States?" ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KOLD-TV -- Tucson  
Sierra Vista company knowingly hires illegal aliens   
Four people who worked for a drywall company accused of knowingly hiring illegal [aliens] have pleaded guilty to criminal charges in federal court. -- The four were among those arrested when federal immigration agents raided Sun Dry Wall & Stucco Inc. in Sierra Vista more than a year ago. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

SmallGovTimes.com Editorial   
North American Union   
Over the past few years a majority of Americans have been quite disappointed with what’s happening at our Southern border. Millions of Mexicans have been allowed to illegally enter our nation and assimilate into our populace. Despite considerable uproar from legal, taxpaying citizens, our federal government has done almost nothing to rectify the situation... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix  
Woman sentenced to prison for trying to smuggle toddler   
A woman who attempted to smuggle a 3-year-old Mexican girl into the United States has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. -- Cruz Aide Garcia-Enriquez, 32, tried to get the girl across the border through a pedestrian lane at the Nogales Port of Entry on Nov. 18. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Amanda Carpenter -- Townhall.com   
McCain proposes La Raza townhall   
GOP presidential candidate John McCain is inviting his Democratic rival, Barack Obama, to participate in a joint town hall meeting at an open-borders advocacy group’s upcoming meeting in California. -- “There is a meeting in California of La Raza,” McCain told reporters at an Arlington press conference Monday. “Both of us have accepted invitations..." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Freedom Folks -- Chicago  
Blogs 4 Borders latest V-burst   
Assimilation blues: why are la Raza and several other Hispanic groups so afraid of scrutiny toward the Hispanic community? We investigate. -- 100% Preventable! Americans continue to pay the bloody price for open borders! When will the madness end? ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer  
3 plead guilty in ordnance case   
Raleigh -- The three men accused of taking unexploded ordnance from Fort Bragg and selling it to a Raleigh scrap metal company have pleaded guilty in federal court to immigration charges. -- Adrian Nunez-Aviles and Javier Gomez-Urieta each pleaded guilty to being an illegal immigrant in possession of a firearm... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Atlanta Journal-Constitution           sc  
Car dealers discover law of diminishing returns   
...Dealers in areas with a high percentage of Hispanic customers say business took a dive last year. Many say the key factor was a state law that requires car owners to have a Georgia driver's license to register a vehicle. Immigrants without proper visas can't get a Georgia license. That means they can't get a tag. With no tag, what's the use of a car? ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Colorado Springs Gazette   
Douglas Bruce's popularity will be put to the test   
...In the waning days of the legislative session in which none of Bruce's proposals came close to passing, Bruce was silenced after referring to farm workers from Mexico as "illiterate peasants," and was accused of sexual harassment. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson    
Cleric group fights 'hateful rhetoric' vs. illegals   
A group of Arizona religious leaders is speaking out about immigration issues and calling for an end to the "hateful rhetoric" it says is being directed to those in this country illegally. -- A group called Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform says the election-year debate surrounding the issue... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Top court eases rules for foreigners to try to stay in US   
The Supreme Court has made it easier for some foreigners who overstay their visas to seek to remain in the United States legally. -- The court ruled 5-4 Monday that someone who is here illegally may withdraw his voluntarily agreement to depart and continue to try to adjust his status while in the United States. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

The Examiner   
DC-area police report wave of burglaries, cite illegal aliens   
A wave of burglaries is spreading across the Washington area, and police say illegal [aliens], hit by police crackdowns and the drop in new construction, are likely playing a key role. "The immigrant community is at a tipping point," said Montgomery County police community liaison Officer Luis Hurtado... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

D. A. King -- Right Side News  
Georgia governments fail to comply with Security and Immigration Act   
On the eighth anniversary of the death of 16 year-old Dustin Inman, D.A. King, president of the Dustin Inman Society - named for the Woodstock youth who lost his life to illegal immigration - announces a push to make voters aware of many Georgia municipal and county government’s violation of state law aimed at... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Fort Worth Star-Telegram   
Smuggling case leaves Guardsman from Fort Worth full of regret   
Twelve months and eight days ago, Sgt. Clarence Hodge thought he had all he wanted. -- He had 19 years in the Army National Guard. He enjoyed his active-duty assignment on the Mexican border, intercepting drugs and illegal immigrants. He had a great job with Delta Air Lines, close friends, a wife, two daughters... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
There are preliminary reports of a shootout on the Mexican side of the border south of the area of Campo, Calif., just east of Tecate. Several of the wounded crossed the border into the U.S. and at least three persons suffered wounds from firearms....

El Paso  
Three men found dead on Juárez streets early Saturday   
A Juárez police officer was found dead in a car with New Mexico license plates outside of an old Juárez school building early Saturday. -- Police said César Ricardo Bustamante, 37, was found in a maroon Lincoln outside of the former Escuela De Mejoramiento Social, or school for social improvement, building... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

The Dustin Inman Society -- Marietta, Georgia  
Many local government officials in Georgia ignoring immigration law   
“There ought’a be a law”. Most of us have muttered that all-too familiar phrase a few times in our lives. -- On the topic of illegal immigration, illegal employment and illegal access to public benefits, in twenty-first century Georgia, we need to add "and it should be enforced." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dave Gibson -- American Chronicle   
Our children are being victimized by illegals   
Contrary to what President Bush claims, family values do stop at the Rio Grande for many illegal aliens. In addition to suppressing wages, bankrupting our hospitals, and over-crowding our jails and public schools, illegal aliens are preying upon our children.. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Houston Chronicle   
Salvadorans send record remittances   
San Salvador -- El Salvador says Salvadorans working abroad sent home a record amount of money in remittances in the first five months of the year. -- The country's central bank says remittances were up by almost 6 percent in the January-May period, as compared to the same period of 2007. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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