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Monday, August 25, 2008

Border Intrusion Raises Questions
Border Patrol Lacking at Critical Spot

American Border Patrol -- August 25  
Large group of people head for U.S. border – August 23

    At 6 pm Pacific Time on Saturday, August 23 an American Border Patrol Virtual Vigilance Volunteer spotted a group of people headed for the border in southeastern Arizona. They were in Mexico less than 100 yards south of the border. The volunteer was in Texas.
     Because of the size of the group, about 50-60, and the fact that they were headed for the border, the volunteer decided to report them to the U.S. Border Patrol.
    This is almost an every night occurrence.
   Watch this video to see what happened next.
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KTVK-TV -- Phoenix              sc          
"Willing worker" admits to molesting 12-year-old   
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested and booked into jail 24-year-old Jesus Martinez (DOB 06/15/84) on 1 count of child molestation, a class two felony and on four counts of sexual abuse, class three felonies... [More of Bush's pet fiends

GALEO (Reconquista Menaces)   
Usual suspects squealing over 287 (g) program in Cobb County    
...Cobb County was first in the state to implement the 287(g) program, which allows the Sheriff’s Office to initiate deportation proceedings from jail. As of July 2007, in which the program started, Immigration and Customs Enforcement - ICE - has picked up 2, 054 undocumented from Cobb County’s jail... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Hattiesburg (Mississippi) American  
Laurel church aids and abets illegals   
Peniel Christian Church on South 14th Avenue in Laurel set up its own staging area today for undocumented workers who are afraid to go home or need a place to stay, or are trying to get information, said the Rev. Roberto Valez, pastor of the church. -- He said the church had picked up children from schools in Jones County... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Praise of McCain could haunt Biden   
Within three hours of the announcement that Joe Biden [a CFR hack and pro-amnesty zealot] would be Barack Obama’s vice presidential running mate, their Republican rival John McCain was up with a striking ad highlighting Biden’s praise for McCain... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
Border fence design blasted as causing flooding   
Environmentalists say flooding caused by a new border security fence in southwestern Arizona shows the structure is being built too quickly and without regard for the environment. -- Critics say the design of the border fence caused debris and water backup during a July 12 storm that led to flooding at the port of entry at Lukeville and Sonoyta, Mexico... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press  
McCain receives Hispanic musician's backing   
Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain gave a nod Monday to Democratic rival Barack Obama as his "very honorable opponent" upon the opening of his national nominating convention, and collected the backing of a celebrated Hispanic entertainer [some reggae artist called "Daddy Yankee"]... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Jackson (Mississippi) Clarion Record   
Immigration agents raid business in southern Mississippi   
...Barbara Gonzalez, a U.S. ICE spokeswoman, said the target of the operation was Howard Industries Inc. in Laurel, a town of about 18,000 people located about 85 miles southeast of Jackson. -- Howard Industries produces dozens of products, ranging from electrical transformers to medical supplies... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dunn (North Carolina) Daily Record   
Illegal alien convicted in fatal crash   
An illegal [alien] from Angier who killed a Clayton man and his 9-year-old son last March when he ran a stop sign and hit their vehicle was convicted Friday on two counts of second-degree murder, according to news reports. -- Luciano Tellez, 32, who was driving on a suspended license at the time, ran the stop sign...

Freedom Folks -- Chicago      
Latest V-burst from Blogs 4 Borders   
Our weekly vlog — podcast on illegal immigration and border security issues. In this weeks edition: You Do The Math: Is the ID theft associated with illegal immigration really a ‘victimless crime?’ We investigate...

Associated Press   
Study on "Latino issues" to be released during DNC   
Groups hoping to bring attention to immigration, health care, education and other issues of importance to Latinos are releasing a document calling on the next president to create a committee on those topics. -- While the document doesn't offer groundbreaking information on the nation's fastest-growing minority... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Frontera NorteSur -- New Mexico State University -- Las Cruces   
Activists intensify fight against border wall   
US work crews might be busy constructing a new wall along the border with Mexico, but opponents are not giving up their fight to halt the Bush administration’s project. At a press conference held in El Paso late last week, activists from the US and Mexico unveiled plans for a long march against the wall set to kick-off in Fort Hancock, Texas, on Wednesday, August 27. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KTVK-TV -- Phoenix   
134 pounds of meth seized in Phoenix; 3 suspects arrested   
On August 22, 2008, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in conjunction with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Contraband Smuggling Unit arrested 3 individuals and seized 134 pounds of "Ice" Methamphetamine and 4 kilograms of cocaine making it one of the state's largest methamphetamine seizures... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press   
US turns over Mexican accused in 1998 massacre   
A Mexican national wanted in connection with the 1998 drug-related massacre of 19 people in the Baja California resort town of Ensenada has been captured and turned over to Mexican authorities, U.S. immigration officials said Sunday... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

The Hill -- Washington   
Dems see immigration as key to some battlegrounds   
Democrats will make immigration reform a prominent discussion at their convention in Denver, hoping to capitalize on anger that many Hispanic voters feel toward GOP support of strict curbs on immigration. -- Democrats believe that Hispanic voters will play a pivotal role in battleground states...

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