|Arizona Republic -- Phoenix sc
Police many, protesters few on Day 2 of Mesa crackdown
Maricopa County sheriff's deputies returned to Mesa on Friday to continue "Operation Ghost," but only a small crowd of demonstrators turned out on the second day under the watchful eyes of a heavy police presence...
|The Spectrum -- St. George, Utah
County to receive ICE training
Officers in the jails of Washington and Weber counties have been approved to assist U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the detection and processing of illegal immigrants. -- Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, announced Thursday the counties will participate in the 287 (g) program...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
Eleven police officers were fired in Acapulco. Seven of them had failed drug tests. Other officers were not punished who have been mentioned for theft or abuse of power against local residents and tourists.. -- .
|Longview (Texas) News-Journal
3 Mexicans plead guilty in court to illegal immigration
Three Mexican citizens who have been illegally living in Northeast Texas pleaded guilty this week in federal court to immigration charges and other crimes, according to U.S. Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory. -- Pasqual Tellez-Rosales, 38, who was living in Titus County, pleaded guilty June 19 to being an alien found unlawfully present in the United States after having been deported.
|Joe Guzzardi -- VDare.com
Immigrant Baseball -- The bubble bursts
During the last two years, I’ve reviewed a substantial body of evidence that proves that overstocking major league baseball teams with players of multiple cultures and ethnicities does not produce winning teams. In fact, the immigrant strategy generates more headaches than wins.
|Poughkeepsie (New York) Journal
Police: Killer here illegally
The man suspected in the June 20 homicide of a City of Poughkeepsie woman is in the United States illegally, police said Friday. -- Oscar Romero, 25, a resident of Honduras, is being sought by City of Poughkeepsie police in connection with the stabbing and killing of Janice A. Williams, 48.
|The Denver Channel
Day laborers target of protest
But Aurora police officers did patrol the relatively small City Park area near 16th and Dayton on Friday as the Colorado Minutemen protested the use of day laborers. -- "Illegal aliens are harming our country in little ways and in big ways, " said John Selles, a Minuteman. "We're going to do this on a more regular basis..."
|Los Angeles Times
6 Mexico police officers killed in ambush
Mexico City -- Mexico's raging drug war claimed the lives of six more police officers, ambushed on patrol in the marijuana-rich state of Sinaloa, authorities said Friday. -- The attack followed the slaying Thursday of a senior police commander, part of a long string of killings apparently aimed at eroding public confidence in the government's ability to challenge drug gangs.
|Cox News Service
McCain denies flip-flop charge on immigration
A group of Hispanic lawmakers Friday accused GOP presidential candidate John McCain of "flip-flopping" on immigration. -- "Is it comprehensive immigration reform, or is it enforcement?" asked Iris Y. Martinez, a Democratic state senator from Illinois. "He can't have either/or it has to be one."
|KPRC-TV -- Houston
Dozens protest Houston illegal alien round-up
Dozens protested against an immigration raid on an east Houston exporting company where 160 people were arrested, KPRC Local 2 reported Thursday. -- ICE officials said the raid at Action Rags USA Wednesday was a success. Some called the bust into question, claiming some of the workers panicked and were hurt.
3 plead guilty over illegal alien smuggling in Houston
Houston -- Three smugglers face maximum 10-year prison terms after more than 20 illegal immigrants were found in two homes in Houston. -- The U.S. attorney's office says sentencing is Sept. 19 for Everardo Flores-Castaneda and Arturo Hernandez-Villegas, both of Mexico, and Gelber Cornelio Pereira of Brazil...
|North County Times -- Escondido, Calif.
Judge orders Minutemen's Adopt-A-Highway permit reinstated
Oceanside -- A federal judge on Friday ordered the state Transportation Department to let a controversial group of anti-illegal immigration activists pick up litter near a Border Patrol checkpoint. -- In a 34-page order, Judge William Q. Hayes granted the San Diego Minutemen's request for a preliminary injunction...[Related e-mail]
|Cleveland Plain Dealer
Westlake police arrest suspected illegals
Westlake police are holding seven Latino men and two women for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. -- The group was traveling east on Interstate 90 at 11 a.m. today when a patrolman pulled their van over for tailgating and making an improper lane change, Capt. Guy Turner said...