Wednesday, November 19, 2008
|WXIA-TV -- Atlanta sc
County proposes illegal alien renter measure
...As Cherokee County commissioners consider a new ordinance to crack down on illegal immigrants working and living in the area, Billy and Cathy Inman sat solemnly in the back row. Many say it is their story that prompted these very discussions. -- "I lost my son to an illegal alien on Father's Day 2000," said Billy Inman...
|Los Angeles Times
500 cops replaced in Tijuana
Tijuana, BCN, Mex. -- Mexican federal agents and army troops fanned out across this besieged border city Tuesday to replace 500 police officers, the latest move by the government to purge the troubled force of corrupt and incompetent cops...
|Cherokee Tribune -- Canton, Georgia
Public provides input on illegal alien ordinance
Illegal immigration could be one of the first issues the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will tackle in the new year. -- The board at a public hearing Monday night on its newly proposed ordinance to prevent renting residential space or hiring illegal immigrants heard from more people in favor of the measure than against...
|Los Angeles Daily News
Mexican charged in baby's killing caught sneaking into U.S.
A Mexican national charged in the shooting death of a 3-week-old baby in 2007 was in custody Tuesday after being caught sneaking into the United States, law enforcement authorities said. -- Guadalupe Torres-Rangel, 41, was taken into custody Sunday near the San Diego County community of Dulzura...
Head of Interpol Mexico arrested for drug ties
Mexico arrested its head of Interpol on Tuesday for allegedly working for a powerful drug cartel and sent the military to take over police duties in the city of Tijuana in another step to flush out corrupt law enforcement. -- Ricardo Gutierrez was Mexico's representative to Interpol, the world's largest international police force...
|Raleigh News & Observer
Sheriffs line up 3,100 to deport
More than 3,100 people from seven counties were placed in deportation proceedings this year as a result of a program that allows sheriffs to enforce federal immigration laws. -- The people were flagged for deportation proceedings after being taken to jail on charges ranging from a traffic violation to murder...
|San Antonio Express-News
Perry outraged that criminal illegals aren't being deported
Gov. Rick Perry demanded Tuesday that the federal government take steps to help state and local officials ensure that unauthorized immigrants who commit crimes in Texas remain in custody until they are deported. -- In a strongly worded letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, Perry said...
|New York Post
Killer illegal alien was target of feds for years
The feds wanted him out of the country from the minute he got here. -- But thanks to a 20-year tangle of red tape that stretched from New York to Washington, DC, to Afghanistan, they couldn't get illegal [alien] and trouble-prone Daryush Omar deported...
Panel considering training Colorado jail deputies to spot illegals
A state government panel in Colorado says it may ask the federal government to expand its capacity to jail illegal [aliens] in that state and in Wyoming. -- The panel includes Colorado state legislators and law enforcement officials. It's reviewing immigration enforcement in Colorado...
Salons were brothels, Feds say
...Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and IRS agents, along with Seattle police and the King County Sheriff's Office raided five homes or businesses in Seattle, Kent and Renton and also searched three vehicles including a boat, the Island Girl, moored at the Westlake Marina on Lake Union, according to Woo and court records...
|Austin (Minnesota) Post-Bulletin
Two illegals charged with sexual assault of Austin woman
Two brothers face felony charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault of a woman last week in Austin. A third brother also has been charged with an unrelated felony. -- Oscar Barrera Sanchez, 27, and Pablo Barrera Sanchez, 24, each face a single felony count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct... [More of Bush's pet fiends]
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
Pilot of pot-loaded ultralight killed in crash near Arizona-Mexico border
San Luis, Az. -- A pilot killed when his marijuana-laden ultralight plane crashed in a field in San Luis has been identified as a Mexican man. -- Field workers found the plane in a lettuce field early Monday. San Luis police Lt. Blanca Silva identified him Wednesday as 34-year-old Juan Gabriel Hernandez Torres of San Luis, Mexico...
|Statesman-Journal -- Salem, Oregon
Feds revive amnesty of 1986
The federal government plans to give legal status to certain [illegal aliens] who applied for a 1986 amnesty program but were either unfairly excluded or never received a response to their request. -- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials said the period to re-apply will be open for one year beginning Feb. 1.
|Lake Sun Leader -- Camdenton, Missouri
Drunken illegal alien driver passes out, car crashes into church
Osage Beach, Mo. -- The driver of a car that crashed into a church after reportedly passing out behind the wheel faces charges of driving while intoxicated and careless and imprudent driving. -- When officers arrived on the scene, they found the driver passed out with his foot still on the accelerator...
|Paul Nachman -- VDare.com
Hot times for Arizona's Chief Justice Ruth McGregor?
Last week Arizona State Supreme Court Chief Justice Ruth McGregor made the immigration news with reports of her partial capitulation to the Phoenix-based Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association's September 12 request that she forbid the use of terms such as "illegals,"" "aliens," and "illegal immigrants" in Arizona courtrooms.
Cornyn wants investigation into illegal alien inmates
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has called for an investigation into how immigration officials screen inmates in Harris County Jail, after a series of reports this week by the Houston Chronicle. -- The Chronicle investigation found federal immigration officials allowed scores of violent criminals, including some ordered deported decades ago...
|WXIA-TV -- Atlanta
County proposes illegal alien renter measure
...As Cherokee County commissioners consider a new ordinance to crack down on illegal immigrants working and living in the area, Billy and Kathy Inman sat solemnly in the back row. Many say it is their story that prompted these very discussions. -- "I lost my son to an illegal alien on Father's Day 2000," said Billy Inman...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
Police of the state of Mexico arrested eight members of the municipal police force of Teoloyucan for their alleged involvement in thefts of merchandise from freight trains that pass through the area. The group, including one female, is also being held for investigation of their possible part in the murders...
|WAGT-TV -- Augusta, Georgia
Former Obama opponent now suing to prove his citizenship
Sacramento -- A former opponent of Barack Obama's has come back to haunt him over questions regarding Obama's citizenship. -- According to a press release from the American Independent Party, former presidential candidate Alan Keyes and other members of the party have filed suit in California Superior Court...
|Allan Wall -- VDare.com
Mexicans get it -- even if the GOP doesn't....
You can't tell from the MSM, but the best way to look at the recent election is from a demographic point of view. McCain won the white vote, but not by a big margin. At 96%, Obama carried the black vote. In both the Asian-American vote and the Hispanic vote, Obama beat McCain 2 to ...
Cherokee puts off vote on renter law targeting illegals
The Cherokee County Commission decided Monday night to wait until at least mid-January to consider passing an ordinance that would require all renters to pay a $5 fee and subject themselves to verification that they are in the country legally...
|St. George (Utah) Spectrum & Daily News
Spencer: Government skimping on border fence
Some Southern Utah residents discuss, on a daily basis, how local leaders should deal with illegal immigration, but Tuesday they heard some stories straight from the southern U.S. border. -- Glenn Spencer, long an outspoken crusader against illegal immigration and what he calls Mexico's "reconquista" of the American Southwest, was greeted with kudos and applause...
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson
Man killed after fleeing Border Patrol checkpoint near Benson
The driver of a car carrying a load of marijuana died Monday afternoon southwest of Benson when it hit another vehicle head on while being pursued by U.S. Border Patrol agents. -- At about 1 p.m. Monday, Border Patrol agents instructed two men inside a 2001 Saturn to pull over for secondary inspection at a checkpoint...