|Public Opinion -- Chambersburg, Pennsylvania sc
10 held for deportation proceedings
Hagerstown, Md. -- Ten [suspected illegal aliens] were detained for deportation after a traffic check Sunday on Interstate 81 north of Hagerstown. -- Maryland State Police, Hagerstown, at 3:35 p.m. stopped a 1999 Toyota mini-van from California on northbound I-81 at Maugans Avenue, police said...
|Lawrence (Kansas) Journal-World
Population growth strains global resources
Amid the furor over sky-high oil prices and $4 gasoline, the news media have given minimal attention to an increasingly significant factor contributing to rising energy prices: the relentless uptick in global population. -- We’re adding 77 million energy-consuming people to the planet every year...
|KTAR -- Phoenix
Brewer says immigration would be priority if she were governor
If Sen. Barack Obama wins the presidential race and Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano takes a job in his administration, Secretary of State Jan Brewer would become governor. -- What would she do? -- Brewer said the scenario is all speculation at this point, but one of her priorities would be illegal immigration.
|The Telegraph -- London
Britain to get 3,000-strong border force to fight terrorism and illegal immigration
A new 3,000-strong police force dedicated to securing the UK's borders has been unveiled in policing plans announced by the Home Secretary. -- Jacqui Smith said that senior officers had proposed a single force, run by its own chief constable, which will include uniformed officers on patrol and Special Branch to fight terrorism.
|Asbury Park (New Jersey) Press
Cardboard license plate leads to arrest of illegal alien
A 26-year-old Asbury Park man was arrested Saturday night after police learned the Pennsylvania license plate on his car was a cardboard fake, authorities said. -- The Mitsubishi Gallant driven by Armando A. Alfaro-Hernandez was pulled over at 7:45 p.m. after Officer Michael Rodriguez ran the car's license plates...
||American Border Patrol
Photo of the day
A video vignette of the Border Hawk M operated by American Border Patrol and flown by Glenn Spencer...
||Freedom Folks -- Chicago
Latest V-burst from Blogs 4 Borders
The Other War: As Mexico melts down are we next? -- 100% Preventable! Americans continue to pay the bloody price for open borders. When will the madness end? -- John Monti’s false accusers take a second bite at the apple, we report and tell you what you can do to help!
|Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader
Illegal alien housing trial starts
As William Jerry Hadden's attorneys see it, the federal government is singling out their client to send a message to landlords: Don't rent to illegal [aliens]. -- Hadden, 69, goes on trial Monday on 24 counts of harboring illegal aliens and 24 counts of encouraging illegal immigrants to remain in the country...
|Christian Science Monitor
Illegal alien crackdown may boost US job prospects
What's needed to discourage illegal immigration into the United States has been known for years: Enforce existing law. -- Amazingly, that is happening now to some degree. This trend may already be shrinking the flood across the Mexican border and have a modest positive impact on job prospects for "native born" Americans...
Illegal alien ruling stirs emotions
Boise, Idaho -- It was simple court case about one Idaho county unwilling to pay the emergency medical bill of an illegal immigrant who had a stroke while working in Boise. -- But the verdict is having repercussions across the state, with county officials checking their budgets, hospital administrators pondering unpaid bills...
|WJLA-TV -- Washington, DC Video Included
Protesters emerge on Maryland day laborer hangout
ABC 7's Project Immigration gets front and center in the war over day labor centers in Montgomery County. -- Supporters of the county's [illegal alien] worker sites are clashing with those who want them shut down. -- The immigration debate came to a head Saturday on a Silver Spring sidewalk...
|Los Angeles Times
An immigration end run around the next president
Just last year, an increasingly powerful grass-roots movement celebrated its success in killing an effort to legalize millions of unlawful immigrants. Its influence spread as a procession of presidential candidates proclaimed their support...
|Marin Independent Journal -- San Rafael, Calif. Baby-Waving Alert!
San Rafael kids tell how raids on illegals affected them
People crowded into the Marin Youth Center in San Rafael Saturday afternoon for a program raising awareness about the plight of the children of illegal aliens. -- Dubbed "One Dream 2009," the event was in response to ICE raids. Twenty high school and college students from Marin and around the Bay Area started the campaign.
|Walter Moore, Candidate For Mayor of Los Angeles
Villaraigosa, city council tripping.... at your expense
According to today's L.A. Times/Hoy, Villaraigosa gave a speech yesterday in which he said, "As mayors, we see a financial disaster coming." -- Villaraigosa should see the financial disaster coming in our city, because he's the one creating it, partly through his excessive travel...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Mexico overflowing with firearms, other news
...As hard as one might fight (because in Mexico no one has declared war on anyone else since the EZLN did so on Jan. 1, 1994) against the criminals, nothing will be accomplished by the federal, state and city governments as long as firearms traffic is not brought to a halt....
Court rejects case on fast track for border fence
The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a plea by environmental groups to rein in the Bush administration's power to waive laws and regulations to speed construction of a fence along the U.S.-Mexican border. -- Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has used authority given to him by Congress...
|Newsday -- New York
Honduran gang member gets 20 years in Freeport killing
A Honduran gang member was sentenced to 20 years to life Friday morning for killing an aspiring Freeport music producer in a case of mistaken identity, as the victim's relatives tearfully pleaded for a longer term. -- Maynor Murcia, 26, a gaunt man with a shaved head and a hard stare, apologized for shooting Miguel Adames...
|Angus Reid Global Monitor -- Vancouver, BC
Controlling border important for most Americans
Adults in the United States have a clear idea of what the most important goal of their immigration policy should be, according to a poll by Rasmussen Reports. 63 per cent of respondents believe gaining control of the border should be a priority, while 28 per cent would prefer to legalize the status of undocumented workers already living in the U. S.
|The Spectrum -- St. George, Utah
Mexicans voice anger toward consulate
Hundreds of Mexican nationals were turned away with police assistance Saturday during the Mexican Consulate's first visit to Southern Utah in three years. -- The consulate was stationed at the St. George Catholic Church, where officials issued identification cards and passports to Mexicans...