Moment of Truth
McCain Appearance at NCLR Will be Act of Treason
|Deseret News -- Salt Lake City
Coalition plans new tactics in illegal alien debate
A coalition of [illegal alien "rights"] advocates is revamping its mission in hopes of taking a more proactive approach during the 2009 legislative session. -- Utahns for the American Dream Coalition originally formed to oppose legislation aimed at repealing a state law that allows [illegal alien] students to pay in-state tuition at state schools...
|Arizona Republic -- Phoenix
Twelve illegals found in drophouse
Immigration and Customs Enforcement picked up 15 [illegal aliens] Saturday afternoon at a drophouse near 21st Avenue and Thomas, said ICE spokesman Vincent Picard. -- Phoenix police earlier reported 12 undocumented immigrants were found at the house. Phoenix police Det. Cindy Scott said one of the [illegals] rented the house...
|Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Editorial
McCain & La Raza
John McCain today is poised to make the biggest mistake of his 2008 presidential run. The presumptive Republican nominee will address the annual convention of the National Council of La Raza in San Diego. -- La Raza is billed by too many as simply "the nation's largest Hispanic rights group." But this is perhaps the most radical apologist group for illegal immigration and the "rights" of illegal aliens -- and worse.
||American Patrol Report
George Putnam may be retiring
George Putnam is ill and may not return to his show. He will be on for a short while with Chuck Wilder on Monday, July 14 at noon Pacific. It may be his last time on the air. Everyone is encouraged to call in... (800) 336-2225.
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
A homemade “narcomessage” sign was hanged from a pedestrian overpass in Delicias, Chihuahua. The sign threatens the lives of family members of the state governor, Jose Reyes, unless he removes a certain police supervisor and one other person. Local authorities are being tight lipped; the sign was placed a short distance from the home of Reyes’ mother’s house & has now been removed....
|Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review
Minuteman Civil Defense Corps gets credit, faces questions
The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps says it is still raising funds to complete a fence project in Cochise County along the U.S.-Mexico border, but critics are voicing concerns about the organization and its efforts. -- The Minuteman group built 10 1/2 miles of barbed wire fence on borderfront land on the Ladd family ranch in Cochise County starting in May 2006.
|Dalton (Georgia) Daily Citizen
Area crime rates drop
...Publicity about the 287(g) program, which has been in place at the Whitfield County Jail for about a month, may also be having an effect, Gibson said. When a suspect is booked into the jail, his or her information such as name, date of birth and Social Security number are run through the federal ICE database. If ICE information indicates the suspect is in the country illegally...
|Los Angeles Times
Escondido tries to rid itself of illegals
Escondido city officials refuse to give up. -- Two years ago, the city passed an ordinance to punish landlords for renting to illegal [aliens]. But it rescinded the rental restriction after a legal challenge was filed and bills began to mount. -- Now Escondido is trying a new approach to what it calls the "public nuisances" of illegal immigration...
|Hilton Head Island (South Carolina) Packet
Beaufort County begins crackdown on illegal aliens
Every suspected illegal [aliens] booked in the Beaufort County jail since the beginning of the month -- regardless of the severity of the crime -- is being turned over to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. -- It's called Operation Surge, and local law enforcement officials say it's the start of a major new crackdown
|Ron Ewart -- Canada Free Press -- Toronto
Has America lost her will to be free?
We wonder why Americans have lost their will to fight a battle, or right a wrong, or defend their freedom and liberty? We allow hordes of illegal aliens to invade our country every day and say we can’t do anything about it because we must be compassionate, without acknowledging the dire consequences that that misplaced compassion will inflict upon us....
|Watertown (New York) Daily Times
Error leads to dismissal of sentence for alien
An Israeli woman convicted of re-entering the United States after being deported and later being found in Ogdensburg had her conviction and sentence vacated Thursday because she had been erroneously ordered deported in 1997...
|El Paso Times
Mexicans increasingly requesting U.S. asylum
Mexican citizens seeking asylum in the U.S. from mounting drug-related violence will have to prove they are refugees in danger of persecution, a spokeswoman for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service said. -- At least 63 people have sought political asylum at border crossings in the El Paso region since October...
|John Hawkins -- Townhall.com
McCain proves amnesty is suicide for the GOP
There's a ridiculous myth that RINOs in DC have been spinning about illegal immigration and it goes something like this: Hispanics vote almost entirely based on the illegal immigration issue and if Republicans deliver an amnesty, Hispanics will be so grateful that the percentage of them voting Republican will go from roughly 30% up to 50+%...