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...
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|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.
|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.
|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...
||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.
|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?"
|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.
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...
|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.
|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..."
|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?
|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...
|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?
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.
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...
|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...
|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...
|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....
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...
|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."
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.