|Council Bluffs (Iowa) Daily Nonpareil sc
Sting nets arrest of 17 illegals
Seventeen illegal immigrants were arrested in a three-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeting illegal aliens with ties to violent street gangs in the metropolitan area. -- The 17 arrested included eight gang members and four gang associates...
|Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Editorial
Deadly sanctuary: Killer illegals
Illegal alien Edwin Ramos, a career criminal charged with killing a father and his two sons last month in San Francisco, symbolizes the psychopathy of the "sanctuary movement" in America. -- Mr. Ramos, now 21, had been one of the illegal alien juveniles -- who committed felonies -- shielded from possible deportation...
Agents arrest immigrants smuggled in tanker truck
San Diego -- Border Patrol agents have arrested 49 alleged illegal [aliens] who were discovered being smuggled into the U.S. inside the tank of a water truck. -- Border Patrol officials say the people were discovered Friday after an agent spotted the water truck in an area near San Diego known as "Smuggler's Gulch."
|Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal
...Marietta activist D.A. King, who writes a frequent column for the Journal that is mostly centered around immigration issues, filed a civil suit against the county last week seeking to halt all applications for public benefits until the county begins verifying each applicant's immigration status. A business license is a public benefit.
|Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review
3 in I-10 chain wreck charged with smuggling aliens
Federal authorities have arrested three suspected immigrant smugglers involved in Thursday's multi-vehicle wrecks on Interstate 10. -- ICE investigators determined that three Mexican men were transporting 12 other Mexican nationals illegally into the United States, according to a news release...
|Sampson Independent -- Clinton, North Carolina
Guns, nearly a kilo of meth seized from illegals
Two men targeted through investigations into methamphetamine sales in Duplin County are now in custody after separate searches at their homes collectively yielded nearly a kilogram of methamphetamine, $30,000 in cash and seven firearms. -- One of the men, Benito Rayo Zavala of Albertson, is facing a long list of felony charges...
16 illegal aliens arrested in Omaha
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 17 people in a 3-day operation targeting illegal immigrants with ties to violent street gangs. -- Federal immigration agents say those arrested during the operation that concluded Thursday night include eight gang members and four gang associates...
|L. A. Daily News
Most in California feel a financial strain
Struggling with a lengthy economic downturn, a growing number of Californians believe the state is in the grips of an economic nightmare unlike any they could have imagined. -- Almost two-thirds of Californians say they are worse off financially than they were a year ago - the grimmest outlook in a half-century of polling... [See this feature]
Cobb wants proof of residency for all business applications
In an about face, the chairman of the Cobb County Commission said Friday that county government wants to begin requiring proof of legal residency for all business license applications and renewals. -- Sam Olens, who previously said the residency proof only was required for about 10 government-licensed occupations...
|Steve Camarota -- Center for Immigration Studies
Report: Illegal alien population dropping
A new analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies of monthly data collected by the Census Bureau shows that the illegal-[alien] population has declined significantly between last summer and May of this year. The study is the first to find quantitative evidence that illegal-[aliens] are leaving the country..
|Customs and Border Protection
Border Patrol makes major drug busts in Texas
Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector made two significant drug seizures in the past 24 hours. -- "These cases are the result of the agents’ deft application of resources, technology and experience to detect and stop illegal activity that threatens our nation," said Laredo Sector Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Carlos X. Carrillo.
||Californians for Population Stabilization
Tragedy in San Francisco from sanctuary policy!
You may have seen the recent news reports from San Francisco about the apparent triple homicide by an illegal alien gang member who had already been convicted of violent felonies, but was shielded from federal immigration authorities by the city's sanctuary policy....
|MinnPost.com -- Minneapolis
Local group rallies to support illegal alien job thieves
Three buses with about 130 people will roll out of Temple Israel in Minneapolis Sunday morning for a four-hour trip to Postville, Iowa, to draw attention to a raid on a kosher meat-packing plant that has come under fire from immigration reform groups and members of Congress...
|Neil Cavuto -- Fox News
Pressure for San Francisco mayor to step down
Calls today for the mayor of San Francisco to step down. It follows outrage, as it may well should, over a triple murder. Edwin Ramos, an illegal immigrant, is accused of gunning down Tony Bologna and his two sons in a road rage incident. Ramos had two prior felonies, but was never deported because San Francisco is a sanctuary city...
|North Carolina News Network
Illegals can now attend community colleges
The State Attorney General now says it is legal for community colleges to admit illegal [aliens] as students. Two months ago Attorney General Roy Cooper told the Community College System it was illegal to admit illegal immigrants. The Governor was not happy with that ruling and the system asked for another opinion...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
At least four organized crime groups in Mexico have added people trafficking to their original activity of passage of drugs. We’re talking about Los Zetas - armed group of the Gulf Cartel - the Sinaloa Cartel, the Federation and the Juarez Cartel, according to reports from the Foreign Affairs section of the Mex. Dep’t. Of Justice....
|Beaufort (South Carolina) Gazette
Sheriff suggests 'tent' jail to ease crowding
A compound on county-owned property complete with razor wire, chain-link fencing, canvas tents and portable showers and toilets dubbed "Camp Beaufort" may be Beaufort County's best chance to quickly alleviate crowding in the Beaufort County Detention Center, said Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner...