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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Watch Him Like A Hawk
The Gloves -- And Handcuffs -- Are Off 

American Patrol Report -- November 6  

    With Obama's concurrence, John McCain kept the issue of illegal immigration off the table. Now the disaster called John McCain is behind us and we can talk - and the gloves - and handcuffs - are off.
    DHS Secretary Chertoff has said 670 miles of fencing and vehicle barriers will either be finished or under contract by the end of the Bush Administration on January 20, 2009.
    Next week American Border Patrol will fly the entire border from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean to see if he is keeping his promise. Two reporters, one from Arizona and one from Texas, have said they will fly along with the crew. They will fly on separate legs.
    ABP will continue its border surveillances after Obama is sworn in to look for any evidence that his new Secretary of Homeland Security has modified border fence construction policy. "There is concern that Obama will let the fence project whither and die and not repair any damage," said Glenn Spencer of American Border Patrol. "We are going to use our Border Hawk M to watch him like a hawk."
    Following next week's survey Spencer will complete a report that links border fence construction to the on-going drug war in Mexico. "There is a growing mountain of evidence that the border fence is having a significant impact on the ability of the cartels to move their poison into the U.S.", Spencer said. "Now is the time to strengthen our border defenses, not weaken them."
See: Chertoff's Challenge to Obama  // Amnesty Will Cost U.S. Taxpayers at Least $2.6 Trillion

McClatchy Newspapers            sc   
Latin America hopes to mend fences with U.S. under Hussein Obama   
Barack Obama's historic presidential win spurred hopes throughout Latin America that the U.S. would re-engage with a region that's often had an uneasy relationship with its northern neighbor during the past eight years. -- The election of an African-American to the top post of the world's most powerful country... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Jose Mercury News  
Governor of 'The Illegal Immigration State' wants to jack up your taxes   
Reacting to a gaping $11.2 billion hole in the California state budget he signed just six weeks ago, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced a proposal to raise the state sales tax by 1.5 percent. -- In addition, he proposed implementing a brand new tax on services, such as those offered by veterinary clinics... [Watch KCRA video] [See Cal Meltdown Watch]

Dallas Morning News   
Dallas immigration officials say illegal alien arrests up 21 percent in 2008   
Arrests of illegal [aliens] in North Texas increased 21 percent in the last fiscal year, according to federal immigration officials in Dallas. -- More than 16,300 people were repatriated to their native countries, compared with 13,500 the previous fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, said ICE, an agency within the DHS. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Coming Up
November 12
Walter Moore for L. A. Mayor -- 7:00 PM - Doubletree Hotel 
Moore for Mayor Rally in San Pedro

American Border Patrol       
Photo of the day   
Photo is a screen grab from ABP's Virtual Vigilance camera system. It shows workmen installing segment of fence along section of border on ABP's ranch...

Newark (New Jersey) Star-Ledger   
Absconder busted in Readington Township   
A Honduran man questioned by police responding to a report of a suspicious person in Readington Twp. (NJ) Tuesday, was found to be wanted for deportation, authorities said. -- Officer Robert Riva responded to the call about 9:25 a.m. and found Mario Sandoval-Amaya walking a bicycle near the Readington Firehouse... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KTVK-TV -- Phoenix  
Human smuggling bust by MCSO nets 17 arrests   
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Human Smuggling Unit continues to make arrests under state and federal illegal immigration laws. -- In separate overnight investigations, Sheriff’s deputies arrested 17 more illegal aliens in the Anthem area, north of metro Phoenix... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

The Monitor -- McAllen, Texas   
Border Patrol: RGV illegal alien apprehensions up, drug seizures down   
Edinburgh -- The U.S. Border Patrol has seen its [illegal alien] apprehensions jump in the past year, bucking a national downward trend, according to statistics released Wednesday. -- During the 2008 fiscal year, which started Oct. 1, 2007, agents apprehended 75,473 people in the Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley sector...

Miguel Perez -- Creators Syndicate  
Mexico wears two faces   
At first, you think it must be some kind of sick joke. Someone must be trying to be funny by twisting a few things around and making it seem as if Mexico, the world's largest exporter of illegal immigrants, is vowing to arrest and deport anyone who enters that country illegally. You try to laugh, but it's not really that funny... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

McClatchy Newspapers           sc   
Latin America hopes to mend fences with U.S. under Hussein Obama   
Barack Obama's historic presidential win spurred hopes throughout Latin America that the U.S. would re-engage with a region that's often had an uneasy relationship with its northern neighbor during the past eight years. -- The election of an African-American to the top post of the world's most powerful country... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest news from south of the border   
A three-hour gun battle left four dead in Nogales, Sonora, including one state police officer. The three gunmen killed were linked to the assassination of the director of State Security Police, Juan Manuel Pavon Felix in Nogales last Sunday evening...

Washington Post  
Bush immigration chief Julie Myers out   
Wasting little time after the election before jumping ship, Julie L. Myers, head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will leave the Bush administration on Nov. 15, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announcement today... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Quin Hillyer -- American Spectator   
Saul Alinsky takes the White House   
Conservatives may not realize just how difficult it might be to recover from this week's elections. -- The day after the big defeat, the conservative chatter everywhere was about how the "movement" and the Republican Party (two different things) could finally unshackle themselves from the bad old habits that brought them down... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Salt Lake Tribune  
Pioneer Park raid: Salt Lake police nab 15 suspected felons   
...About 35 narcotics officers, detectives, pioneer bikes and ICE Agents conducted the park operation from 6 to 10:30 Tuesday night. -- Of the 15 arrested, nine face deportation for being in the country illegally. As many as four could be charged with aggravated re-entry, meaning they had been deported before...

Newsweek 
Foreign hackers allegedly attack McCain, Hussein Obama campaigns   
The computer systems of both the Obama and McCain campaigns were victims of a sophisticated cyberattack by an unknown "foreign entity," prompting a federal investigation, Newsweek reports today. -- At the Obama headquarters in midsummer, technology experts detected what they initially thought was a computer virus...

American Border Patrol    
Smugglers cross ABP Ranch     
Last Saturday the U.S. Border Patrol arrested two Mexican nationals and seized 880 pounds of marijuana. According the U.S. Border Patrol, the smugglers had entered the U.S. through American Border Patrol's ranch 15 miles west of Naco...

Roy Beck -- NumbersUSA.com   
Analysis of House races    
With all those incumbents falling left and right, and seats changing Party all night, it has been understandable if you feel unease about how we will do in the next Congress in terms of protecting American workers and communities from radical new immigration efforts... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Ira Mehlman -- Townhall.com  
700 billion (and counting) good reasons to reform immigration policy   
Earlier this month Congress and President Bush committed $700 billion of our children’s and grandchildren’s money in a desperate effort to stave off a financial meltdown. Judging from the reaction of the markets, that sum may only be a small down payment on the real cost of decades of criminally irresponsible policies...

Mark S. McGrew - Pravda -- Moscow  
The nightmare has begun   
Last August I wrote about the illegal immigration problem in the USA and I pointed out that it is the illegal aliens who are the true victims. I also made a few predictions. -- Those predictions have come true and it is again, the illegals who are suffering... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WPBF-TV -- Palm Beach, Florida   
Two "willing workers" charged in boy's kidnapping   
Phoenix -- Federal authorities said they have foiled a plot by two illegal immigrants suspected of holding a 4-year-old West Palm Beach boy hostage as a way to extort money from his mother. -- Marlene Garcia, an illegal immigrant from Guatemala, alerted the West Palm Beach Police Department after she received telephone calls threatening her son's life... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

El Paso Times  
Majority of Hispanics cast votes for Barack Obama   
Hispanics throughout the United States voted for President-elect Barack Obama over Sen. John McCain by a margin of more than two-to-one in the 2008 presidential election, Mark Lopez, Pew Hispanic Research Center associate director, said Wednesday... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KHOW -- Denver  Audio Report  
Peter Boyles comments on Obama transition team members (all nightmares)   
This segment aired this morning on the Peter Boyles Show. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Ann Coulter -- Townhall.com   
The reign of lame Falls mainly on McCain   
[Tuesday] night was truly a historic occasion: For only the second time in her adult life, Michelle Obama was proud of her country! -- The big loser of this election is Colin Powell, whose last-minute endorsement of Obama put the Illinois senator over the top. Powell was probably at home last night, yelling at his TV, "Are you KIDDING me? That endorsement was sarcastic!"

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix  
Election results mean immigration will remain key issue   
..."These (Maricopa Co. Sheriff Joe Arpaio and District Attorney Andrew Thomas) are folks who have terrorized our community," said Raul Yzaguirre, the former president of the National Council of La Raza (aka the Tan Klan), a Latino civil-rights organization, and now a professor at Arizona State University. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Washington Post  
Reconquista fanatics, ethnic hustlers claim uptick in threats   
...Immigration has been a difficult subject since the mid-1980s, when an amnesty was extended to illegal [aliens], but federal reforms to curtail the migration -- such as tough sanctions against businesses that hire illegal immigrants -- were never enforced. The issue exploded again in 2006 when millions of illegal [aliens]...

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix  
Downtown Arpaio protesters undeterred by win   
Maricopa County voters may have kept Sheriff Joe Arpaio in office for four more years, but a group of resilient protestors still want Arpaio out of his office space in the Wells Fargo Building. -- About 10 protestors made their way to the corner of First Avenue and Washington Street about 11 a.m. Wednesday... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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