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Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal Editorial     sc    
Cobb right to check status of all applicants   
There's no question that Cobb County residents want the laws enforced. That's especially true these days when it comes to the laws pertaining to illegal immigration. -- To that end, it came as welcome news late last week that Cobb would begin checking the immigration status of all business license applicants... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Fox News   
Kucinich gets his day to air impeachment article   
Rep. Dennis Kucinich's quest to impeach President Bush is got an unofficial airing in the House Judiciary Committee on Friday. -- The Ohio congressman's single impeachment article is not expected to move forward, but critics of the Bush administration were taking the opportunity in a House Judiciary Committee hearing to push for removing the president from office. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Hazleton (Pennsylvania) Standard-Speaker   
Debate rages on over IIRA   
It has been two years since Hazleton City Council passed an ordinance aimed at imposing financial penalties on landlords and businesses that knowingly provide housing or jobs to illegal [aliens]. -- But the city still hasn’t been able to enforce the ordinance known as the Illegal Immigration Relief Act...

Douglas (Arizona) Dispatch  
DPS: Officer assaulted by Mexican illegal alien   
Tombstone -- A Department of Public Safety officer was assaulted by an illegal [alien] following a traffic stop Thursday, the agency said Friday. -- The vehicle, which had been pulled over for unsafe lane use, stopped and then sped away as the officer approached the vehicle, stopping in a dirt pullout... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal   
Cobb to verify all business applicants' status   
In a precedence-setting move, Cobb Commission Chairman Sam Olens said Thursday that Cobb plans to start checking the immigration status of every applicant for what is commonly referred to as a "business license." --- Olens said the change is "irrespective of litigation" brought against the county by anti-illegal immigration activist D.A. King. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press
Usual suspects toss tantrum in Iowa   
Postville -- With chants of "end the raids" and "si se puede," or "Yes, we can" hundreds of immigration protesters marched through the streets of Postville on Sunday, bringing a national debate to an isolated corner of northeastern Iowa. -- Busloads of protesters from the Twin Cities and Chicago... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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....

Investor's Business Daily   
Put ACLU on watch   
After 9/11, federal authorities estimated that as many as 5,000 terrorists were living in the U.S. The new figure is jarring not only because it's four times as large but because it's based on real persons, not estimates. -- It's not something headquarters wanted to publicize. Officials had downplayed the threat so as not to spook the public... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

New York Times  
After Iowa raids, illegals fuel labor inquiries   
Postville, Iowa — When federal immigration agents raided the kosher meatpacking plant here in May and rounded up 389 illegal immigrants, they found more than 20 under-age workers, some as young as 13. -- Now those young immigrants have begun to tell investigators about their jobs... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Burt Prelutsky -- Modern Conservative   
Dealing with the foreign question   
It seems to me that when it comes to foreign policy, the U.S. has two separate problems. To begin with, there are those two billion foreigners in places like China, Russia, North Korea, and all the various Islamic nations that give America and much of the rest of the world non-stop migraines... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Vin Suprynowicz -- Las Vegas Review-Journal    
Born in the USA -- and automatically a citizen?   
In the July issue of Imprimis, an outreach publication of Michigan's free-market-oriented Hillsdale College, Edward J. Erler, professor of political science at California State San Bernardino, challenges the prevailing wisdom that the 14th Amendment bestows "birthright citizenship" on the newborn child of any illegal alien ... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Edward J. Erler -- Hillsdale (Michigan) College    
Anchor Babies and Dual Citizenship: Harbingers of administrative tyranny   
Birthright citizenship -- the policy whereby the children of illegal aliens born within the geographical limits of the United States are entitled to American citizenship is a great magnet for illegal immigration. Many believe that this policy is an explicit command of the Constitution, consistent with the British common law system. But this is simply not true... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Investor's Business Daily Editorial  
Sanctuary for citizens   
...How many crimes would be prevented if those who shouldn't be in this country had their immigration status checked in encounters with police, and those found to be illegal were sent home? We know of at least one. -- Edwin Ramos, now 21, is being held on three counts of murder in the June 22 slayings of Tony Bologna, 48, and his sons Michael, 20, and Mathew, 16...

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...

United Press International   
Immigration raids target workers first   
A raid on eight Mexican restaurants in Ohio by U.S. immigration officials targeted [illegal aliens] trying to make ends meet, [a lying] immigration lawyer said. -- The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid of eight Casa Fiesta restaurants and one home in Norwalk, Ohio, resulted in the arrest of 58 Mexican citizens... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Los Angeles Times   
Anti-illegal-immigration group's sign back up on I-5   
An anti-illegal-immigration group's Adopt-a-Highway sign was re-posted this week on Interstate 5 near the Border Patrol checkpoint in San Clemente after a federal judge ruled that it did not pose a danger to the public. -- State transit officials had moved the San Diego Minutemen's sign to a less-busy highway in eastern San Diego County... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
Mexican federal agents and army personnel searched a large “narcowarehouse” in Zapopan, Jalisco and found eight thousand four hundred barrels filled with six different chemical precursors for the production of synthetic drugs. Each barrel has a capacity of 200 liters (some 52.8 gallons).

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson   
Litter-charge hearing held on desert-rescue water jugs   
A federal judge in Tucson is considering whether full water jugs left in the desert for illegal [aliens] should be classified as litter. -- Magistrate Judge Bernardo Velasco of U.S. District Court postponed a decision Friday on whether Daniel Millis, 29, is guilty of littering in Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, a federal offense, by leaving full water jugs. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Walter Moore, Candidate For Mayor of Los Angeles   
Don't re-elect Newsom and Villaraigosa... indict them   
Mayors Villaraigosa of Los Angeles and Newsom of San Francisco both want to become California's next governor. -- Both men, moreover, have granted "sanctuary" to all illegal aliens -- even gang members like those who shattered the lives of the Shaw Family, the Bologna Family, and Heaven only knows how many other families... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

The Oklahoman  
Illegal immigration is hot issue in some county sheriff races   
Before House Bill 1804 went into effect in November, Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz was vigilant in enforcing federal immigration law. -- Since then, he has had more than 30 deputies trained in enforcing federal immigration law, he has helped deport more than a 1,000 illegal immigrants from Tulsa County... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Council Bluffs (Iowa) Daily Nonpareil   
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... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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