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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

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California Coming Apart
Illegal Immigration State May Take World Down With It

Austin American-Statesman -- September 9  
Billboard erected by CCIR in 1998 was removed after Mario Obledo, co-founder of MALDEF, threatened to burn it down.

California's budget crisis could have ripple effect   
Fiscal woes have potential to hurt economies worldwide  
    Irvine, Calif. -- A budget crisis of unprecedented proportions has already pulled down the California economy and now is threatening to drag down the rest of the country as well. [...]
    "It's very possible that the California flu could spread not just nationally but internationally as well," said Peter Navarro, an author and economist at the University of California, Irvine. "It's a very serious and significant threat."
Los Angeles Times -- September 8
Schwarzenegger target of recall effort
    Sacramento -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who rode into power on a wave of voter angst in the first recall of a California governor, now finds himself a target for removal as his own popularity is declining.
Red DotNote: Who ran the first recall against Cal. Gov. Gray Davis? Glenn Spencer. 

WorkPermit.com -- London, UK          sc         
Sarah Palin silent on immigration issues   
Republican Presidential hopeful John McCain surprised America by announcing Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice-Presidential running mate -- a virtual unknown in US politics. Since then, McCain's campaign has kept the press from interviewing Palin; her stance on a number of issues is unknown... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press  
LA County puts taco truck battle on front burner   
Southern California's taco truck war continued to sizzle as county officials asked a judge to reinstate a law he threw out last month that had forced truck operators to move every hour or face the threat of jail. -- County officials say the trucks, many of which have become the equivalent of neighborhood restaurants...

Storm Lake (Iowa) Pilot-Tribune  
If feds won't act on immigration, Iowa may have to   
Steve Kettering doesn't pull many punches, and the hot-button issue of immigration is no exception. -- "We're in the same place as we were going into last session on immigration - and that's because we didn't really do anything," Kettering said... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Press Release -- Federation for American Immigration Reform   
FAIR responds to pro-invader fanatics' smear campaign ads   
Having been unable to convince the American public that a mass illegal alien amnesty was justified or served any public interest, advocates for amnesty have launched an orchestrated and well-financed campaign to smear the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and others involved in defeating last year's immigration bill...

San Jose Mercury News   
Fallbrook, Calif. family arrested for illegal alien smuggling   
A Fallbrook couple and their two adult children have been arrested on suspicion of operating a smuggling ring for [illegal aliens]. -- Maria del Carmen Alvarez, husband Indalecio Alvarez Montoya and their children pleaded not guilty to conspiracy, smuggling and tax charges in a federal court Monday...

Parsippany (New Jersey) Daily Record          sc         
Jury selection underway in trial of illegal alien child killer suspect   
Just two out of 90 people screened Monday on the first day of jury selection for the trial of accused child-killer Porfirio S. Jimenez were qualified as potential jurors for Morris County's oldest pending criminal case. -- Eighty-eight men and women were excused for either hardship reasons... [More of Bush's pet fiends~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Californians for Population Stabilization     
CAPS launches new television ad campaign   
CAPS launched a new television campaign highlighting the effects of Sanctuary Cities. The TV spots ask Californians to express their opinions about Sanctuary City policies in force, formally or informally, in many cities across the state... AP Internal Use Only

Des Moines Register  
Postville execs charged in child-labor case; plant to remain open   
Postville, Iowa -- Agriprocessors’ owner and four of the meatpacking plant’s executives could face jail time under criminal charges filed today by the Iowa attorney general’s office. -- The charges are related to allegations of child-labor violations, the attorney general’s office said.

Rocky Mountain News -- Denver   
Police say they're referring plenty of suspects to feds   
The driver accused of causing an accident that killed three people last week in Aurora has been arrested 16 times in the metro area on various charges, including speeding and driving without a license. Federal officials said Monday that they believe Francis Hernandez, 23, was born in Guatemala and is in the country illegally... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Marcus Epstein -- VDare.com 
GOP loyalists forgetting years of McCain abuse   
Modern science has proven the old adage "Elephants Never Forget" to be largely true -- if exaggerated. A circus elephant will remember an abusive trainer for years. -- But Thomas Nast must not have had this characteristic in mind when he chose that animal to represent the GOP...

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix  
4 arrested, 13 "recovered" from suspected drophouse   
Four men were arrested Monday in connection with human smuggling at a suspected drophouse in Phoenix. --immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested three men on suspicion of being human smugglers and one man on suspicion of guiding the others to the drophouse... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KCEN-TV -- Waco  
Illegal alien from Honduras facing execution   
Huntsville, Texas -- An illegal [alien] from Honduras convicted in the slaying of a Dallas-area store manager during a robbery is set to be executed this evening. -- But his attorneys say his inability to get legal help from his government following his arrest should keep him from the Texas death chamber... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press 
Reports: U.S. remains 'dangerously vulnerable' to attack   
The United States remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after 9/11, a forthcoming independent study concludes. And a House Democrats' report says the Bush administration has missed one opportunity after another to improve the nation's security... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Federation for American Immigration Reform    
House Judiciary Committee may be up to no good   
FAIR has learned from Congressional staffers that the full House Judiciary Committee will meet this week to consider four immigration-related bills, all of which are a gift to big business special interests seeking to expand the number of employment-based visas...

Press Release      
Tancredo slams Hickenlooper and Ritter for deaths caused by illegal alien   
U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Littleton) today criticized Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper (D-Denver) and Governor Bill Ritter (D-CO) for failing to enforce state laws against sanctuary city policies that resulted in the release of Francis Hernandez on multiple occasions and, ultimately, the deaths of 3 innocent people... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Washington Post  
Radical Reconquistas waging smear campaign against FAIR   
A coalition of pro-immigration groups is running a full-page ad today in the Capitol Hill newspapers Roll Call and Politico to protest a lobbying blitz this week by the anti-immigration group FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform. -- The ad, paid for by America's Voice and the Service Employees International Union, among others, asks... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
An exclusive interview with US presidential candidate John McCain on Univision’s “Al Punto” was featured within minutes of airing by El Financiero. In the interview he said that President Felipe Calderón is fighting for the soul of his country against the drug cartels and organized crime...

KTAR -- Phoenix   
Death penalty sought in Valley commando-style shooting   
Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas will seek the death penalty for three men accused of firing more than 100 shots in a "Latin American-style killing" in the west Valley. -- Two of the three men accused in the June shooting death of Andrew Williams, near 83rd Avenue and Encanto, are illegal [aliens] with felony records. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix  
Tribe warns activists supplying water for illegals   
Defying orders in order to save lives. That’s what a group of people have said they’re doing as they continue to leave jugs of water in the desert on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation in southern Arizona west of Tucson. The activist said their operation helps illegal [aliens] survive while crossing through the rough conditions... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Walter Moore, Candidate For Mayor of Los Angeles     
How many victims per illegal alien?   
Tonight, I was going to start reading "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," because I love the title. -- But then I spotted an even more alluring title: "The Recidivism Patterns of Previously Deported Aliens Released From A Local Jail."AP Internal Use Only

American Border Patrol        sc          
Mexican culture    
Yesterday American Border Patrol was visited by a reporter for a European newspaper (ABP is blacked out by U.S. Media). He is based in Mexico. -- During the interview the subject of the Mexican culture came up. The reporter told a disturbing story...

One News Now  
Would McCain close the US-Mexico border?   
The ranking Republican on the House Immigration Subcommittee is convinced that John McCain has heard the will of the American people and will be committed to securing the border if elected president. -- US Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) says there is a clear choice for voters in November when it comes to the illegal immigration issue... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WAPT-TV -- Jackson, Mississippi 
Attorney General investigating Laurel plant   
Jackson, Miss. -- Attorney General Jim Hood's office is investigating whether a new state law was violated by Howard Industries in Laurel, the site of the largest workplace raid in U.S. history. -- ICE agents took nearly 600 suspected illegal [aliens] into custody during the raid last month at Howard Industries. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

American Border Patrol    
A fence fiction
  
A story in the Financial Times of London says, "About 340 miles of fence have been constructed at various points along the 2,000-mile border and the government intends to build almost as much again between now and the end of this year..."

Associated Press   
Foes try to block suburb's illegal alien ban   
Dallas -- Opponents of a Dallas suburb's latest effort to drive away illegal immigrants want a federal judge to restrain the city from banning rental housing to those who can't prove they are in the country legally. -- They asked Monday for a temporary restraining order to keep Farmers Branch from requiring prospective apartment and home renters to obtain a city license... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson  
County Manager: Garcia broke no rules at Arpaio protest   
Pima County Legal Defender Isabel Garcia did not violate any county rules of conduct when she participated in a protest against controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a county review of her actions found. -- County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry initiated the review after the county was inundated with complaints about Garcia’s actions at a July protest... [Related item with documents]

We Get E-Mail   
Obama, DNC served last week  
Illinois Sen. Barack Obama was served with papers yesterday connected with the lawsuit filed more than two weeks ago in federal court in Philadelphia questioning his constitutional eligibility for the American presidency. Service was made at his Washington, D.C. Senate office at approximately 1:00 p.m. (last Thursday). ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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