|Jim Wooten -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution sc
Surprise! Enforce law and illegals go
Supporters of amnesty for illegals presented the option as either rounding up for deportation 12 million people in this country illegally or giving them a path to citizenship that amounted to amnesty. -- Opponents never quite penetrated with their counter-argument: No, nobody’s suggesting rounding up 12 million people by force...
|KGTV -- San Diego
Suspected invaders arrested off Point Loma
A citizen's tip about an overloaded small boat off the coast of Point Loma led Thursday to the arrest of 20 suspected illegal [aliens]. -- U.S. Coast Guard personnel received the report about the suspiciously crowded vessel plying the ocean roughly 18 miles from shore at about 9:30 a.m., according to the federal maritime agency...
|KPTM-TV -- Omaha
Latinos fearful after Fremont immigration vote
A controversial plan was defeated in Fremont (Nebraska) Tuesday that would have made it illegal to hire, harbor, or rent to illegal [aliens]. -- Lines of people stretched out the doors of Fremont High School Tuesday. -- Hundreds of people were there to speak about the city's controversial plan...
|Tom Deweese -- Canada Free Press -- Toronto
We are beginning to move the rock of freedom uphill
There is no question that the forces of freedom are facing serious challenges. -- There are active battlefields on every front. Private property; personal privacy; national sovereignty; education; gun control; the sinking value of our money; the soaring national debt; rising health care costs; oil at $4 + a gallon...
|Walter Moore, Candidate For Mayor of Los Angeles sc
L. A. "selling" four ambulances to Mexico for $4
Mayor Villaraigosa and the City Council are supposedly too busy even to put Jamiel's Law on their agenda, or to otherwise show the least bit of respect to the Shaw Family, whose son was murdered by an illegal alien gang banger. -- How many murders and other crimes could Jamiel's Law prevent?
|KTAR -- Phoenix
Activist calls feds' self-deportation plan 'absurd'
A Valley [illegal alien "rights"] activist says the feds' self-deportation program to be launched next week is an absurd option for those who are here illegally. -- "It is unfortunate that the only option they have is to say, would you voluntarily deport yourself. It is absurd. It is laughable. It is a situation that is not going to work," says activist Elias Bermudez...
|Chris Burgard -- NewsWithViews.com
How to stop 90% of the border crisis in 90 days
When I set out to make my documentary, BORDER, it was my intention to cast a spotlight on our border crisis, to bring to the attention of the American people the incredible level of danger that exists along our 2000 mile border with Mexico. I was able to expose a number of situations that have outraged people all across the country...
|George Gascon -- New York Times
Mesa top cop complains about enforcing immigration laws
...For police officials, refusing to carry out policies that may violate the Constitution can be career-threatening. Both sides in the immigration debate accuse police departments of misconduct in dealing with [illegal aliens] . In this politically charged environment, some chiefs are making decisions based on bad politics instead of sound policing...
|Santa Barbara News-Press
Immigration report spurs questions about size of illegal population
...The Center for Immigration Studies, which calls for tighter enforcement of immigration laws, estimated Wednesday that illegal immigration plunged across the country by 11 percent in the past year. ''This may be due to the economy, or it may be due to the fact that places like Long Island have become more enforcement-oriented,'' said Steven Camarota...
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
U.S. tells crossers: Deport yourselves
...The program is a good public-relations move by the federal government because it offers illegal immigrants who are worried about the negative impacts an arrest and deportation would have on their families a chance to avoid such an ordeal, said Glenn Spencer, president of the Cochise County-based American Border Patrol...
|Matthew Richer -- VDare.com
Another reason to reject Obama and his ilk
Those who wonder what to expect from a Barack Obama White House should start paying attention to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, currently the nation’s only elected black governor. -- Governor Patrick and Senator Barack Obama have long been close friends and political allies. In fact, Obama was recently accused of...
|Phoenix Business Journal
Gordon-Arpaio war of words expands to Washington
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon's recent trip to Washington included a visit to the office of U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to ask that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "recent actions be reviewed." -- Gordon alleges that Arpaio has disregarded the constitutional rights of legal citizens by performing racial profiling...
|Summit Daily News -- Frisco, Colorado
State patrol marks successful first year in illegal alien arrests
As an unmarked van speeds 80 m.p.h. in a clearly marked 50 m.p.h. zone, a Colorado State Trooper switches on the sirens on his patrol car and prepares to make a routine traffic stop. -- Pulling up behind the vehicle, the trooper calls in the license plate numbers to dispatch, approaches the vehicle and asks the driver for a license and registration...
|City Beat -- Cincinnati, Ohio
Butler County's delivery man
Just a couple blocks away from the front door to the Butler County Sheriff's Office in Hamilton sits a thriving corner market with a sign outside that reads "Super Mercado y Carniciera." -- On any given day, numerous Hispanic men, women and children enter and leave the ramshackle little store in a tired-looking and dilapidated working-class neighborhood...
|Clarke Times-Courier -- Berryville, Virginia
Feds help sheriff with shooting probe (suspect is an illegal alien)
Federal law enforcement authorities are helping the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office investigate a shooting incident in which one man was killed and another wounded in White Post earlier this month, Sheriff Anthony Roper said last week. -- Roper said he met with agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on July 22.
|Columbus (Nebraska) Telegram
Councilman: Vote couldn't wait
Fremont, Neb. -- The Fremont city councilman who pushed up a vote on an illegal-immigration issue said Wednesday that he couldn't allow the issue to linger. -- Though the council was scheduled to vote Aug. 26 on a proposal banning renting to and hiring illegal [aliens], Councilman Scott Getzschman said...
|San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sun
A stunner for illegals
Devore -- More than two dozen illegal immigrants got an unpleasant surprise when they showed up to pay their debt to society. -- Instead of doing community service, the Mexican and Guatemalan nationals ended up being handcuffed and taken into custody by federal immigration agents...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
Mexico’s Immigration Dep’t. (”INM”) reported that 23,337 undocumented aliens were detained in the state of Chiapas in the first semester of 2008. Though nearly 60% of them were citizens of Guatemala and another 32% was made up of Hondurans and Salvadorans, there were also 135 Eritreans, 70 Somalis...
|KEX -- Portland, Oregon
Portland is being sued over new Day Labor Center
A man is suing the City of Portland, over it's new Day Labor Center. Tom Wenning has been protesting outside the center in NE Portland almost every day since it opened last month. He's asking that taxpayers be reimbursed the city money that was spent to open the center. Wenning argues the center attracts a lot of illegal [aliens]...
|Orange County Register -- Santa Ana, Calif.
Border patrol arrests suspected illegals after chase
Four men were arrested in Santa Ana by border patrol agents following a chase that started at the immigration checkpoint near San Clemente. -- The chase started at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday after border patrol agents spotted a 1998 Lincoln Navigator traveling near the checkpoint on the north I-5 Freeway that failed to yield...
Mexico's drug cartels target bystanders
Guamuchil, Sin., Mex. -- The three teenagers started their big weekend singing "Happy Birthday" to the parish priest. -- The next day, they prayed for hours with their church youth group, then went on to a quinceañera, Mexico's archetypal 15th-birthday celebration...
Politically connected immigration judges unlikely to face consequences
Justice Department officials likely broke the law in getting Francis Cramer his job. But that doesn't mean he's going to have to give it up any time soon. -- Bush appointees gave Cramer, a longtime friend of Karl Rove, a coveted seat as a federal immigration judge in 2004...
|The Weekly -- Peachtree Corners, Georgia
Gwinnett County to step up security and immigration compliance
Lawrenceville, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Commission Chairman Charles Bannister has directed County government to beef up its compliance with the Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act (SB 529), which took effect 13 months ago. In short, state law requires public employers to verify the immigration status of applicants for public benefits.