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Friday, August 22, 2008

Catholic Bishop Urges Anarchy
Moves to Subvert Law Enforcement

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- August 21  

Dobbs: The Catholic Church in this country is one of the strongest and the most outspoken advocates -- that is the Council of Bishops is the strongest advocate for open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens. Tonight a Catholic bishop in Rhode Island is not only calling for an end to immigration enforcement. He's calling for federal agents to have the right not to enforce the law. Now we're getting deep. Bill Tucker has our report.
Bill Tucker: In raids like this at a meat packing plant in Pottsville, Iowa, at a factory with defense contracts in Massachusetts, a manufacturer in North Carolina, across the country since the beginning of the year, more than 5,000 illegal aliens have been arrested in work site immigration enforcement raids. More than 1,000 of those face criminal charges. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has spoken out against those raids and one of its members, Bishop Thomas Tobin, of Providence has condemned the raids and says they should be stopped. In a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement he calls them quote "unjust, unnecessary and counterproductive." The bishop goes on to urge federal agents to consider the morality of their actions.
Bishop Tobin: I'm not suggesting that everybody who works for ICE is immoral in some way. I'm not suggesting that it is impossible to take a moral approach to this participation. I don't necessarily have the answer to that question. But I think it's a fair question to ask.
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San Francisco Chronicle         sc     
Slaying victims' family moves to sue S.F. over sanctuary law   
San Francisco's [illegal alien.... criminal] sanctuary policies played a "substantial" role in the deaths of a father and two of his sons by shielding the alleged killer from deportation despite his violent history, according to a legal claim lodged on behalf of the victims' family today...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune   
Polish national charged in alien smuggling operation   
Officials with the U.S. Attorney's Office have charged a Polish national with attempting to smuggle two illegal [aliens] into the United States. -- Marek Jerzy Struzik was charged Wednesday with bringing two aliens into the country at a point other than a designated point of entry... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

NBC5i.com TV -- Dallas   
Invader miffed after arrest at car dealership   
Irving, Texas -- Some members of the "Hispanic community" are calling for a boycott of Frank Parra dealerships after a broken car deal led to an [illegal alien's] arrest. -- Frank Parra Dodge insists it is the victim of an immigration smear campaign brought on by community activist Carlos Quintanilla...

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson   
5 virtual fence towers on Buenos Aires get initial OK   
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has given Homeland Security officials the initial green light to construct five virtual fence towers on the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge southwest of Tucson. -- In a draft compatibility determination released today, Buenos Aires managers decided that... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Sierra Vista (Arizona) Herald / Review   
Arizona is ‘ground zero’ for Border Patrol   
Phoenix -- Arizona is “Ground Zero” for the Border Patrol in its quest to gain effective control of illegal immigration into the United States, and agents are making headway, the chief of the agency’s busiest sector says.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Maui News -- Wailuku, Hawai'i   
22 illegals arrested in Honokowai   
Twenty-two illegal [aliens] were arrested Wednesday at a Honokowai construction site, which was shut down for a few hours as federal agents and police barricaded and searched the project. -- The arrests occurred at the Honua Kai job site as part of an investigation that targeted employer Global Stone Inc., said Lori Haley, spokeswoman for ICE.

Associated Press   
Virtual fence delay draws inquiry from NH senator   
Tucson -- A U.S. senator wants an explanation from a top Homeland Security official about an indefinite construction delay on "virtual fence" projects along the Arizona-Mexico border. -- Sen. Judd Gregg, RN.H., a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations subcommittee, is asking CBP Commissioner Ralph Basham for an update on efforts to implement the program. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Michelle Malkin      sc     
Obama hid $800,000 payment to ACORN through "Citizen Services, Inc."   
There's much more to the story of Obama's amended campaign finance reports than what Obama and the Obamedia will tell you. I will fill you in on what's missing in a moment. What we have here, essentially, is Obama using a non-profit group called Citizens Services Inc. as a front to funnel payments to ACORN for campaign advance work.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KGNS-TV -- Laredo, Texas          
Eight Mexican cops enter the U.S. with machine guns in hand   
Eight municipal officers from Nuevo Laredo end up on the U.S. side with machine guns in hand. -- The incident happened earlier tonight when a woman went into labor on bridge one on the Mexican side and needed emergency attention... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
Manuel Zelaya, president of Honduras, visited in Mexico City yesterday with President Calderon. Zelaya advocated the defense of human rights of both legal and illegal emigrants because they are citizens of the world who seek a solution in their lives due to work and other expectations offered by other countries. He said "To emigrate is a right, not a crime."

Coming Up
August 24
Los Angeles -- Walter Moore for L. A. Mayor 
Come Sign the Jamiel's Law Petition at Leimert Park

Marcus Epstein -- VDare.com   
Treason lobby tapping taxpayers for La Raza   
Last week, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) called for Congress to reconvene so it could take out parts of the recent Freddie Mac bailout that give $500 million in unmarked grants to far-Left "community development" groups, such as the National Council of La Raza... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Des Moines Register   
Agriprocessors identity theft puts data of 230-plus at risk   
The Social Security numbers used to employ illegal immigrants at Postville's meatpacking plant were stolen from people in at least 25 states, including two people from Iowa, and from 38 people who are dead, an analysis by The Des Moines Register shows... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KWMU -- University of Missouri-St. Louis   
Illegal alien cheerleaders decry new Missouri law    
[Illegal alien "rights"] advocates in St. Louis are speaking out against a new state law that goes into effect next week. -- Among other things, the measure requires state troopers to be trained in federal immigration law. It also punishes employers who hire illegal [aliens] and denies funding to cities that enact sanctuary policies...

America's Right  
Obama sued on grounds he is ineligible for the presidency   
A prominent Philadelphia attorney and Hillary Clinton supporter filed suit this afternoon in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, the Democratic National Committee and the Federal Election Commission... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KGNS-TV -- Laredo, Texas   
Border Patrol agents riding airboat hit with rocks   
Border Patrol agents riding an airboat are attacked with rocks. It happened near Zacate Creek on Thursday afternoon. -- According to officials, people along the riverbanks on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande started throwing rocks at agents... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

American Border Patrol    
ABP's "Border Truth USA" premiered in Denver    
Yesterday American Border Patrol premiered its "Border Truth USA" at the FIRE Coalition Conference in Denver. The video consisted of a high-definition video tour of the border narrated live by Glenn Spencer....

Bellingham (Washington) Herald  
Border chase ends in one arrest, one suspect still at-large   
U.S. Border Patrol agents chased two men in a car to Everson Thursday afternoon, Aug. 21, and arrested one, while the other escaped and remains at large. -- Border Patrol spokesman Michael Bermudez wouldn't disclose how or where the chase began, but said more information would be available Friday... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dallas Morning News    
As Juárez violence escalates, debate rages on whether "drug war" is working   
Cd. Juarez, Chih., Mex. -- An explosion of violence has made this border city the central front in Mexico's war on powerful drug cartels. But officials disagree on whether the carnage is a sign of progress or a mark of failure... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
ICE scraps idiotic 'self deportation' program   
A pilot program allowing illegal [aliens] to surrender to authorities and have more control over their deportation has been dubbed a failure. -- U.S. ICE says it is ending its "Scheduled Departure" program when the three-week trial concludes Friday. Only eight people participated in the program, officials said. [Click here for Doug McIntyre commentary courtesy of 'Lone Wolf'] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Ortiz family members plead guilty to human trafficking   
Houston -- Five people linked to an immigrant smuggling operation run by the infamous Ortiz family pleaded guilty to trafficking charges on Thursday, prosecutors said. -- U.S. Attorney Don DeGabrielle said in a news release that Porfirio Ortiz, 37, Calixtro Ortiz, 52, Bernardino Ortiz, 49, and Sandra Ortiz, 32, all relatives living in Bryan; and Christopher Gene Torres, 24, of Kingsland, pleaded guilty to... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Seattle Times   
Stats show Hispanics in state have 1 in 5 babies   
Hispanics, a young, fast-growing segment of the population, produce one in every five babies in Washington state, U.S. Census and state health statistics show. -- Hispanics, a young, fast-growing segment of the population, produce one in every five babies in Washington state, U.S. Census and state health statistics show. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WRAL -- Raleigh   
Likely illegals accused of trafficking cocaine   
Nashville, NC -- A Nash County couple faces numerous charges in connection with a yearlong drug trafficking investigation, which authorities say is a significant drug bust for the area. -- Deputies arrested, Gavino Mendoza, 35, and his wife, Martina Hernandez Uribe, 31, both of 7549 Sarah Way in Rocky Mount.

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