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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Bay Area Backfire
SFO Caught Aiding Drug Dealers

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- July 1  

    Pilgrim: There is outrage tonight after the city of San Francisco stepped in to shield eight Honduran crack dealers from federal authorities. Now those dealers then escaped from a local halfway house. San Francisco has been has long been a so-called sanctuary city for illegal aliens. Police there refused to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The "San Francisco Chronicle" today reported eight crack dealers shielded by San Francisco walk away. [...]
    Jaxon, these offenders were put into long-term youth rehab centers that had no lockdown capacity, correct?
    Jaxon van Derbecken, SF Chronicle: That's right. They could come and go as they pleased essentially and within virtually days of arrival, in these mountains in southern California, mountain homes where small town where they come from San Francisco, they arrive, they showed up for a couple of days and walked away.
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The Daily Local News -- Exton, Pennsylvania         sc   
Police Chief: Blacks prey on Hispanics   
The Coatesville Police Department continues to receive reports of black city residents robbing, assaulting and raping Hispanic immigrants, according to Police Chief William Matthews. -- And, if the activity is not stopped, police say it could trigger the formation of violent Hispanic gangs as a type of cultural protection. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Miami Herald   
Illegal alien charged with putting newborn in trash   
A baby girl born in a Lauderdale Lakes home two weeks ago went from her mother's womb into a trash-filled white garbage bag. -- The little girl survived the ordeal and is in good health, while the mother sits in county lockup, charged with attempted murder, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. [More "family values"~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WSOC-TV -- Charlotte   
Driver's license examiner faces federal charges   
Albemarle, NC -- A Mount Pleasant woman who works for the Albemarle Department of Motor Vehicles is charged with attempting to defraud the government by issuing identification cards to illegal [aliens]. -- Authorities said between January 2007 and June 2008, license examiner Susan Honeycutt, 50, issued about 150 IDs to illegal [aliens]...

Californians for Population Stabilization       
Ask the Schwarzenegger to investigate SF's policies on illegals  
You may have heard the story. Rather than turn over juvenile Honduran drug dealers to federal authorities for deportation, the City of San Francisco escorted them out of the country. When then was found to be illegal, San Francisco housed them in a low-security facility in San Bernardino County... 

Denver Post   
State drug ring busted that catered to rich (illegals involved)   
An international drug trafficking ring that sold cocaine and marijuana to the residents of "affluent gated communities" in Highlands Ranch and Fort Collins has been decimated after a seven-month investigation, state and federal officials said today... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

South Coast Today - New Bedford, Massachusetts   
Radio station gives voice to fury against illegal immigration   
Ken Pittman remembers the day when he first grew angry about New Bedford [aliens] who do not have papers to be in the country legally. -- It was April 10, 2006, and roughly 500 immigrants and their supporters were staging a protest on the steps of City Hall — one of about 140 such protests across the country that day. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Brenda Walker -- VDare.com         sc   
World Refugee Day: Mondo Multicult -- Courtesy of the UN and the Bush White House   
Recently, I switched on C-SPAN just in time to catch Laura Bush's diversity-infused observance of World Refugee Day—a creation of the United Nations, naturally. The UN designated June 20 as the occasion "to celebrate the contribution of refugees throughout the world." The world's displaced persons... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

The Province -- Vancouver, BC   
Cross-border drug smuggler busted   
Lynden, Wash. -- One man is in custody and dozens of pounds of B.C. bud are off the streets after a border bust Monday night. -- A Lynden border patrol agent noticed movement in a ditch along the border notorious for drug smuggling and saw a man wearing all black, and obviously trying to avoid being spotted, run back across the border to the Canadian side. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Police find 20 Cubans at Mexico home   
Cancun, QR, Mex. -- Police found 20 Cuban migrants hidden at two safe houses in the Mexican resort city of Cancun on Tuesday. -- One of the migrants said they had paid $15,000 each to be smuggled to the United States. As he was being removed from the house, the Cuban told police he wanted his money back... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Beacon-News -- Aurora, Illinois   
Residency of inmates a point of contention   
An anti-illegal immigration group that pushed for changes in Elgin now is seeking information about the screening processes at the Kane County jail. -- Doug Heaton, the president of Elgin-based Association for Legal Americans, has asked Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez to review the jail's policies for checking the residency status of arrestees. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Liam Julian -- CBS News   
Raza Studies" defy American values   
...What, exactly, is Raza Studies? Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne asked that question in November 2007 when he inquired if it wouldn’t be too much trouble for TUSD to send to him the Raza curricula it was teaching and the textbooks from which it taught them. Actually, TUSD replied to Horne, meeting his request would be a heckuva lot of trouble. [Related item] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Laredo driver convicted of illegal alien smuggling   
A driver from Laredo has been convicted of hauling illegal [aliens] after 15 people were found hiding in a trailer loaded with scrap auto parts. -- A federal jury in Laredo on Tuesday convicted Juan Antonio Delgado, 36, of knowingly transporting undocumented immigrants by motor vehicle. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Texas Cable News  
Suspect in officer's death an illegal alien  
Houston -- From his hospital bed, Houston police Officer Joe Pyland spent much of Monday answering phone calls and welcoming visitors. -- The outpouring of support is helping him cope with his injuries and deal with the overwhelming loss of his friend Officer Gary Gryder... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Michael Johns    
Johns says sealing U. S. border with Mexico requires urgency   
Conservative leader and writer Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation foreign policy analyst, said last night that the United States needs to act with great urgency to secure its southern border with Mexico if it hopes to protect the nation's security interests...~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Francisco Chronicle   
Newsom says he lacks authority to turn over alien lawbreakers to feds   
With a national furor brewing over San Francisco's refusal to hand over juvenile illegal immigrant lawbreakers for deportation, Mayor Gavin Newsom insisted Tuesday that he was powerless to order the city to cooperate with federal authorities. [This nitwit Newsom wants to be the next California governor] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Access North Georgia  
City, county exception rather than rule on state illegal alien law   
Gainesville and Hall County are the exception rather than the rule when it comes to a new state law that requires use of a federal database on aliens. -- According to reports, most Georgia cities and counties are still not in compliance with Senate Bill 529 which mandates that local governments enroll in SAVE...~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
The US is helping Mexico in the establishment of centralized control of forces and intelligence in order to improve coordination between the various Mexican anti-narcotics agencies. The new command expects to be similar to the interagency anti-narco coordination in the US....

Right Side News -- Kennesaw, Georgia   
House appropriators restrict immigration enforcement funding   
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that provides the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) $39.9 billion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2009. This represents $2.3 billion more than President Bush's request and about a six percent increase over the $37.67 billion enacted for fiscal year 2008. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Los Angeles Times    
Young illegal aliens lose their San Francisco sanctuary   
California's best-known sanctuary city -- a haven for illegal immigrants -- has been escorting convicted juvenile offenders back to their home countries at city expense for nearly a generation and shielding them from federal officials in the process. -- But after several recent embarrassing incidents, this famously liberal enclave has been forced to reconsider how it deals with young [illegal alien] criminals.

KNXV-TV -- Phoenix   
Changes to Arizona's employer sanctions law may happen   
Organizers of an effort to get voters to make business-friendly changes to Arizona's employer sanctions law handed in petition signatures Tuesday in an effort to get their proposal on the November ballot. -- It contains some fixes that business groups said were missing in the law, which prohibits employers from knowingly hiring illegal immigrants ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Videos allegedly show Mexican police taking part in torture   
Videos shown by Mexican news media allegedly display municipal police participating in torture. -- One of the videos shows members of an elite tactical unit trying out methods on a fellow officer. They appear to squirt water up his nose and dunk his head in a hole said to be full of excrement and rats. The man gasps for air and moans repeatedly... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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