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Border Control First

Fox & Friends -- Fox News -- June 29  

    Jim Pinkerton: First of all it's important to remember there are another 120 million voters out there and so if McCain says build a fence first as the key to immigration control and Obama says, no, no, let's have a comprehensive package, which means amnesty, then I think that's a pretty sharp cleavage.
    Obviously McCain has changed his position since last summer. He is now, as he said over and over again during the campaign, I got the message on the need for border security. That's where the vast bulk of the American People are.
    That's how to win this election by talking about border security first, and then the issue of immigration and amnesty and so on. I think if Obama goes forward with this plan for giving health care to illegal aliens he will get creamed in the election.

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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... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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. ~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.

Allan Wall -- VDare.com  
Mexican Official: Many illegals deported from U. S. are criminals   
Open border promoters are fond of telling us that illegal aliens “aren’t criminals”. But just recently, the Attorney General of a Mexican border state said that many of them are criminals and he doesn’t want them back in Mexico! ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Waco Tribune   
Local construction, roofing businesses eyeing immigration team cautiously   
A fugitive enforcement team that will track down undocumented workers who miss court dates will call Waco home beginning in mid-August — and local employers are wondering if this seven-member squad will come knocking on their doors... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KTAR -- Phoenix   
Activists asking "Where is Sheriff Joe?"   
It's day two of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's crime suppression efforts in Mesa and pro-[illegal alien.... criminal] rights protesters are wondering where the sheriff is. -- The protesters don't know where the sheriff's command vehicle is, but they're looking for it... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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..." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
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... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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