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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Mexican Military Pushes Into U.S.
Invading Forces Threaten Border Patrol

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- August 5  
July 3, 2008, Mexican Army Humvee passes a few feet south of well-marked border monument located on ABP's ranch in Arizona. See larger photo.

    Casey Wian, CNN: In fact LOU DOBBS TONIGHT has learned Mexican military or law enforcement agents have illegally crossed the United States border 42 times since October. The latest incident occurred Sunday night south of Tucson, Arizona. According to the local border patrol union, a Tucson sector border patrol agent was held at gunpoint by the Mexican military last night south of Ajo (ph).
    Mexican military personnel crossed over the border and pointed rifles at him. Backup units arrived from the Ajo border patrol station and the Mexican military personnel eventually returned to Mexico. A border patrol spokesman confirms the incident took place and says it is investigating. Previously Mexico has said its troops are under orders to remain a mile from the border and incursions of the results of confusion because the border is poorly marked in many places. The border patrol says the incident is another reason it needs improved border fencing and other tactical infrastructure.
    A spokesman for the Mexican government in a statement said, quote, "law enforcement operations have led from time to time to innocent incursions by both U.S. and Mexican law enforcement personnel and military units into the territory of both nations and in particular along non-demarcated areas of our border. We always try to solve these incidents in a cooperative fashion." The border patrol has acknowledged that that is the case in the incident at Ajo.
Video Watch Intrusion / Ramos & Compean / Mex. Resignation   Transcript  Red DotWashington Times Story
Red Dot  ABP Asks: Where did they cross?  

KNXV-TV -- Phoenix        sc      
31 illegals arrested within 2 days on I-17   
Deputies arrested 31 suspected [illegal aliens] on Interstate 17 within a two day period, according to a Wednesday report. -- Yavapai County Sheriff's Office deputies made the first arrests during a traffic stop on July 30th, north of Camp Verde... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Border agents unevenly spread on boundary   
Despite efforts to add Border Patrol agents to areas where immigrant traffic is high and drug violence is flaring, officers assigned to the 2,000-mile boundary with Mexico are bunched up near the California coast. And some critics see politics at play.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Portland (Oregon) Tribune   
Surprise! Latino "immigrants" suddenly avoiding the DMV   
The number of Spanish-speaking people taking Oregon’s driving test plummeted in February, just as Gov. Kulongoski’s executive order took effect requiring test-takers to provide valid Social Security numbers. -- In the Portland area and statewide, there was a jump in people taking the driving test in Spanish... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Houston Chronicle 
Illegal alien from Honduras facing execution   
When Heliberto Chi showed up at a men's clothing store in suburban Dallas, he was a familiar face because he'd once worked there as a tailor. -- And when he returned after closing time the same evening to say he'd left his wallet behind, his former boss, Armand Paliotta, let him in... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

One News Now   
Frisco's sanctuary city status challenged   
The bank records of an illegal [alien] charged with the brutal murder of three men in San Francisco are being sought after by a public-interest group that investigates government corruption. -- Edwin Ramos is believed to have gunned down Tony Bologna and his sons Michael and Matthew with an AK-47... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

El Paso Times  
700 slain so far in Juárez   
More than 25 people were slain in the first few days of August in Juárez bringing the total to more than 700 this year -- surpassing the total number of homicides in Mexico City and that of most major United States cities last year... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Coming Up
August 7
Los Angeles -- 9:30 to 10:30 AM 
Jamiel's Law: Protest at Jack Weiss' Office

Los Angeles Times Editorial  
And the sign said...   
This will surely come as a surprise to the millions of motorists who cruise past the Adopt-a-Highway mini-billboards, but the California Department of Transportation says the litter cleanup program is not a forum for advertising or "public discourse." If that's the case, why all those nifty little signs naming the local litter-pickers? Given the scarcity of signs announcing anonymous do-gooders... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KVIA-TV -- El Paso / Las Cruces  
Lying Mexican in Ramos-Compean case gets nearly 10 years in prison   
An admitted drug smuggler shot by a pair of former U.S. Border Patrol agents was sentenced to nearly a decade in federal prison Wednesday. -- Osvaldo Aldrete Davila, who was shot in the buttocks while fleeing from an abandoned marijuana load in 2005, was sentenced to 9½ years in prison for his role in other smuggling efforts months after he was shot. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Doug McIntyre -- Los Angeles Daily News   
Political correctness killing kids   
Today is the 158th day since police say an illegal-alien gangbanger named Pedro Espinosa shot and killed 17-year-old high school football star Jamiel Shaw II. -- The 158th day since Jamiel Shaw Sr. heard the gunshots that took his son's life and propelled him down the block to find his boy dead in the road... [Related protest on Aug. 7] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Greeley (Colorado) Tribune  
Man accused of child rape is in country illegally   
A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl in Greeley last month is in the country illegally, according to Weld County sheriff's records, but because he was a juvenile in previous encounters with the law, he wasn't investigated by immigration officials... [More "family values"~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Californians for Population Stabilization     
Action Alert for Californians   
California's "water shortage" is receiving much attention. Some water districts are calling for voluntary reductions; others have instituted mandatory rationing. Politicians are proposing environmentally-destructive new water projects, but none of them is talking about the root cause of overpopulation...

James Fulford -- VDare.com  
Does immigration cause madness?   
Lawrence Auster in his View From The Right blog has done some good work ferreting out evidence that Vince Weiguang Li, the Chinese immigrant Greyhound Bus Killer, may have been a Muslim -- which is not unlikely when you consider that the killer cut the victim's head off, a well-known feature of Muslim culture... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
Mexico City -- According to sources, the family of businessman Alejandro Martí paid a ransom of 6 million dollars to rescue his 14-year-old son, Fernando Martí, kidnapped 60 days ago. Nevertheless, the minor was assassinated and his body found last Friday in the trunk of a car accompanied by a sign that read, "For not paying. " [Bush wants an open border with this cesspool.]

Des Moines Register  
State officials allege child labor violations at Postville meat plant   
The Agriprocessors meat-processing plant in Postville could be hit with up to $1 million in fines as a result of alleged violations of child-labor laws. -- The state’s labor commissioner is asking Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller to pursue charges against Agriprocessors for what is alleged to be a record-setting number of criminal violations related to underage Iowa workers.

Los Angeles Daily News   
Ordinance would require shelters for day laborers   
Companies that open large home-improvement stores in Los Angeles would have to set aside space for day laborers under an ordinance unanimously approved today by a City Council committee. -- The proposed ordinance was passed by the Planning and Land Use Management Committee, but must still be approved by the full council. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

US Customs & Border Protection  
Border Patrol foils 2 smuggling attempts in Arizona   
Tucson, Ariz. Border Patrol agents seized more a ton of marijuana in two separate incidents in the southwest deserts of Arizona. -- On Sunday night, Ajo Station agents patrolling State Route 85 near the Barry M. Goldwater Bombing Range noticed two vehicles traveling through the desert with their headlights off... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WPEC-TV -- West Palm Beach, Florida  
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent murdered   
A manhunt is on for a gunman who shot and killed a customs agent in broad daylight in a parking lot this morning. -- The unidentified agent, a member of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Task Force, was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida in critical condition after the shooting ... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Houston Chronicle       sc  
Texas executes Mexican-born rapist, murderer   
The state of Texas defied an international court and executed Jose Ernesto Medellin late Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution for the killer in the 1993 Houston gang rape-murders of two teenage girls. -- Medellin, 33, was pronounced dead by lethal injection at 9:57 p.m., nine minutes after receiving the fatal cocktail...~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Caroline Espinosa -- Numbers USA   
The Postville blame game   
Last May, ICE agents descended on the quiet town of Postville, Iowa, swooping up 390 people at the Agriprocessors, Inc. slaughterhouse in the largest immigration raid in U.S. history. Months later, we find ourselves in the middle of a blame game in which the big picture has been obscured. The employers blame the illegal aliens for deceit and falsifying documents... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WCNC-TV -- Charlotte  
No illegal aliens sign up for self-deportation   
Charlotte is among five U.S. cities selected to participate in Operation Scheduled Departure, a pilot program to encourage some illegal immigrants to turn themselves in for deportation. -- But no one showed up on Tuesday as the two-week trial got under way... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Inland News Today -- Riverside, Calif.   
San Francisco violates 'dumping' law   
San Bernardino, Calif. -- An investigation is being sought into San Francisco’s dumping of criminal [illegal aliens.... criminals] in such counties as San Bernardino. -- County Supervisor Gary Ovitt charged Tuesday that “at least five juvenile illegal ‘alien’ drug dealers were recently dumped in a group home at Yucaipa.” They later escaped.

Chicago Sun-Times   
Reconquista aldermen miffed by arrest of illegals   
Hispanic aldermen are demanding to know why 59 Chicago motorists with Latino surnames have been arrested for traffic violations and other misdemeanors recently only to land in jail because somebody tipped Immigration and Customs Enforcement in violation of the city's "sanctuary" ordinance...

Tucson Citizen      
Pima County lawyer slammed, defended over sheriff piñata   
Controversy continued Tuesday over Isabel Garcia, the Pima County legal defender who carried a papier-mâché head of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in front of a cheering crowd during a protest last month. -- The issue was not on the agenda for Tuesday's Pima County Board of Supervisors meeting... [Related item]

Ben Nelm -- The Citizen -- Fayetteville, Georgia   
Quietly, North American Community slips in   
You have all heard of NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. How many have heard of the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP)? -- If you haven’t, you might want to get acquainted with the burgeoning agreement that is expected to result in what many have called the North American Union or what SPP brainchild Robert Pastor calls the North American Community...

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