|Fox News sc
Jihad recruiting effort may explain missing Somalis in Minneapolis area
Dozens of young Somali men in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area have disappeared in recent months, causing community members and U.S. intelligence officials to fear that they are joining jihadist groups in Somalia. -- Officials are especially concerned that some of the men may be destined to return to the U.S. after they have received terrorist training...
|Pam Meister -- Family Security Matters
The Constitution and the presidency Why it matters
There's been quite a bit of buzz on the Internet about the validity of Barack Obama's ascension to the presidency specifically regarding his status as a natural born citizen of the United States. For those of you who have not heard about it, the suspicion is that Obama was not born in the U.S...
|Portland (Maine) Press Herald
Illegal alien going to jail for possessing guns and ammo
A man from Mexico was sentenced yesterday to 10 months in prison for illegally having guns and ammunition and for being an illegal alien. -- During March of 2007, Rogelio Figueroa-Figueroa, 22, was working at the Flood Farm in Clinton when ICE agents executed a search warrant under the suspicion that he was working in the state illegally...
|The Examiner -- Denver
Tom Tancredo leaves Washington a proud outsider
When Tom Tancredo, the lightning-rod Colorado conservative, went to Congress a decade ago, he promised he wouldn't disappear in Washington. He sure didn't. -- Tancredo made headlines clashing with Democrats and his fellow Republicans. He could be hard to figure even by his allies...
|Frank James -- The Swamp
Supreme Court mum on Obama-birth case
No announcement today from the Supreme Court about whether it will hear what I call the Obama-isn't-a-natural-born-citizen-so-he-can't-be-president lawsuit, officially known as Donofrio v. Wells. -- As I wrote yesterday, Justice Clarence Thomas had the case listed for the justices' Friday conference...
AT&T to cut 12,000 jobs and slash spending
Top U.S. phone company AT&T Inc. said on Thursday it would eliminate 12,000 jobs, about 4 percent of its workforce, as it joins a raft of corporations trying to slash costs in the face of the economic downturn. -- AT&T will cut the jobs over the remainder of 2008 and 2009...
|U. S. News & World Report
Chertoff claims influx has dropped amid heightened border security
Changes in border security have cut the flow of illegal immigrants crossing the nation's southern border, Michael Chertoff, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said today. "For the first time, we've reversed momentum," he said...
|D. C. Examiner
Prince William seeing effects of illegal alien crackdown
Many illegal immigrants have left Prince William County or slid out of public view in the 17 months since the county's high-profile crackdown on them was proposed. -- Student enrollment in the public schools' English as a Second Language program has dropped by several hundred students over the past year...
|Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson sc
Bus carrying illegals rolls west of Tucson
A transport bus carrying five illegal [aliens] for the Border Patrol rolled this morning about 14 miles west of Three Points. -- Injuries were reported but none were said to be life-threatening, according to Agent Mario Escalante, a Border Patrol spokesman. He did not know exactly how many people were injured...
|One News Now -- Tupelo, Mississippi
'Foolhardy' to push amnesty during recession
...CAPS spokesman Rick Oltman says an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose amnesty. "We know that the public does not support an amnesty. [And] we know that talk radio and a lot of cable news [programs] would make this [story] front and center every single day they broadcast," he says.
Reconquistas storm ICE meeting, agents just sit there
This video shows everything that's wrong with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). A bunch of mostly overweight, career ICE bureaucrats in Flagstaff, Arizona were holding a management meeting in a hotel conference room. A bunch of far-left, open-borders, illegal alien advocating bozos storm their meeting...
|Arlen Williams -- RenewAmerica.us
The Donofrio case: "natural born citizen" (not about Obama's birth certificate)
Today, before the United States Supreme Court lies Leo Donofrio v. Nina Mitchell Wells, New Jersey Secretary of State. This suit was received by Justice Thomas, and by the determination of the entire court, it is scheduled for conference Friday, December 5. This conference is held to decide what, if any, further steps should be taken.
|Alan Stang -- NewsWithViews.com
The coming dictatorship
...Many commentators who are aware that Illegal-Alien Elect Hussein intends to impose an intensely repressive system on the nation if he is not deported and actually becomes President are trying with minimal success to figure out what it would be like. The reason for the difficulty is that, unlike almost all other peoples on the planet...
|Wesley Pruden -- Washington Times
An impostor in the White House?
The Supreme Court will get a first look Friday at a little bomb with the potential to make a big noise. The operative word is "potential." Almost nobody thinks the justices, who can read election returns as well as the law, will light the fuse...
|Dallas Morning News
Luis Gutierrez vows to push for major amnesty
Flanked by hundreds of [illegal aliens] and their family members, an Illinois congressman called for a halt Thursday to immigration raids and vowed to push for a comprehensive overhaul that President-elect Barack Obama can sign into law. -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago, the House sponsor of a 2007 bill that failed, told a crowd...
|D. C. Examiner
3 suspects in Wheaton slaying are illegal aliens, official says
The three people accused of murdering and then burning the body of an 83-year-old Wheaton (Md.) woman last week are illegal [aliens], a Montgomery County jail official said Wednesday. -- Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents issued warrants for Ramon Alvarado, Jose Alvarado and Ana Rodas on Wednesday afternoon...
|KFDA-TV -- Amarillo, Texas
Illegal aliens putting you at risk
Your safety is being threatened in ways you may not have thought of by illegal [aliens] crossing the country on Interstate 40. -- In the 2008 fiscal year... More than 700 thousand illegal immigrants were picked up.. And five thousand of those came from the sector Amarillo is in....
13 bodies found in drug-plagued Mexican state
Culiacan, Sin., Mex. -- Thirteen bullet-riddled bodies were found along a dirt road Thursday in Mexico's Sinaloa state, home to the powerful cartel of the same name. -- The victims, whose hands were bound, were found near the town of Coyotitlan along with 80 bullet shells, federal police agent Juan de Dios Beltran said...
|Capital Media Services
Arizona jobless rate soars to record levels
A record 37,000 Arizonans were laid off or fired last month, and it may get worse. -- The new figures Thursday from the State Department of Economic Security represent the number of people who submitted first-time claims for unemployment benefits. That means they had been working until being let go...
Prosecutor slain in Juárez
Cd. Juarez, Chih., Mex. -- The No. 2 federal prosecutor in Juárez has been shot dead. -- Jesus Martin Huerta is one of the highest ranking government officials killed in drug-fueled violence sweeping Juárez. -- The attorney general's office says two gunmen opened fire on Huerta's car while it was stopped at an intersection...
|Contra Costa Times -- Walnut Creek, Calif.
Jamiels's Law falls short in petition drive, author says
The petition drive to put "Jamiel's Law" on the May 2009 municipal election ballot is expected to fall short of the required signatures needed by Friday's deadline, its author said. -- The initiative would allow Los Angeles police officers to arrest undocumented gang members before they commit crimes...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Today's NAFBPO update from south of the border
The International Migration Organization of the U.N. reported today that the increment in the world's mobilization of migrants, presently set at 200 million, is due to the search for employment. -- This number is 2.5 times larger than that in 1965. The editor of the report, Gervais Appave, said that "irregular" migration...
|American Patrol Report
Video segments from Thursday's Lou Dobbs Tonight show on CNN
One segment has to do with the drug war in Mexico, and the other has to do with a Newsweek article entitled 'Bloodshed on the border.' -- For the transcript click here. Show aired December 4, 2008.
California may pay with IOUs for second time since Great Depression
California, the world's eighth largest economy, may pay vendors with IOUs for only the second time since the Great Depression, State Finance Director Mike Genest said. -- "It's getting worse very quickly," Schwarzenegger, a 61- year-old Republican, told reporters... "It's like an avalanche in that it gains momentum. And that's what we're in right now, so it's a real crisis." [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
|Ira Mehlman -- Townhall.com
DREAM Over: Illegal alien student amnesty awakens to fiscal reality
Even as the illegal alien advocacy lobby is frantically trying to spin the election of Barack Obama as a mandate for a sweeping amnesty, they have all but conceded that the economic crisis and worsening unemployment have probably doomed their efforts...
Wrong way border crashers?
Last week a group of suspected border intruders were spotted by a remote camera following a trail into the U.S. A few minutes later the same group was spotted heading back south. Why? Click here to see the videos. -- Stay tuned for more exiting videos and snap shots from borderinvasionpics.com!
||American Border Patrol
Drug runners punching into ABP's ranch
These photos show holes punched into a barbed wire fence that runs along the eastern end of American Border Patrol's ranch in Southeastern Arizona....
|Joan Swirsky -- Right Side News -- Kennesaw, Georgia
Obama the Trojan horse
In Virgil's epic poem, the Aeneid, the story is told of Odysseus's plot to conquer Troy, thus ending 10 years of defeat for the Greeks. The Greeks' plan was to trick the citizens of Troy (the Trojans) into believing that the giant wooden horse they had constructed was a gift from the goddess Athena. lSee this American Patrol Report item]
More Bush Lawlessness!: Illegal aliens in job force to be left alone
U.S. employers have reported more than a million job cuts so far this year, just a few thousand short of the 2005 total, according to new reports. But a spokeswoman for the White House says citizens shouldn't look for a crackdown on illegal aliens who may still be working...
Security Council nods cause concern
...The nomination of Gov. Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz, for Secretary of Homeland Security has also been criticized for what some say is laxity on securing the border. -- Critics site Ms. Napolitano's frequent blocking of measures to curb illegal immigration such as vetoing a bill that would have required voter ID and her veto of a bill requiring local law enforcement to enforce immigration law.
Metro Detroit area deportations climb 45 percent in one year
A sharp escalation in enforcement of immigration laws is yielding a spike in deportations of illegal immigrants and rampant fear in some Metro Detroit neighborhoods that are home to longtime, undocumented residents. -- The Office of Detention and Removal Operations in Detroit increased deportations about 45 percent...