Archive for October, 2006

How E-Voting Threatens Democracy

Wired.com
In January 2003, voting activist Bev Harris was holed up in the basement of her three-story house in Renton, Washington, searching the Internet for an electronic voting machine manual, when she made a startling discovery.
Clicking on a link for a file transfer protocol site belonging to voting machine maker Diebold Election Systems, Harris found […]

More States Ask Voters To Show ID

Of course you don’t need ID to cast an absentee ballot.
Chicago Tribune
Indiana and Arizona, which passed a less stringent form of ID requirement, have joined a growing number of states demanding that would-be voters produce identity papers at polling places.
Since the 2000 election, the number of states adding an ID requirement as […]

Mexico’s Port of Veracruz expands to move more goods

Find Articles.com
In 2004, the port handled 70% of the total 687,000 automobiles that shipped in and out of the country. In Mexico, the automobile trade largely depends on maritime logistics. Worried whether the port can handle such traffic, the Integral Port Administration (API) of Veracruz unveiled in 2003 a US$295 million development plan to enlarge […]

Mexico’s Feds Fight To Control Oaxaca

Vicente Fox, you’re an embarrassment.
CNN
Despite President Vicente Fox’s insistence that “social order and peace has been restored” to the capital, at least one federal official acknowledged that had not yet happened.
“I don’t think so,” Deputy Interior Secretary Arturo Chavez told the Televisa television network Tuesday morning. “We are moving in stages. We are working toward […]

Not All Latinos Back Immigration Reform

KNDO
PHOENIX With thousands of demonstrators across the country voicing their support of immigration reform, some Latinos who don’t agree with that goal are afraid their own voices aren’t being heard.
A Phoenix man, Lionel De La Rosa, says the marchers give the impression that all Latinos support letting illegal immigrants become legal. And he says he […]

Ethiopian Immigrant On Trial For Female Circumcision

Washington Times
Lawrenceville, GA — The trial of an Atlanta-area man accused of circumcising his 2-year-old daughter with scissors is focusing attention on an ancient African practice that experts say is slowly becoming more common in the United States as immigrant communities grow.
Khalid Adem, a 30-year-old immigrant from Ethiopia, is charged with aggravated battery and cruelty […]

Crossing illegally - To Find Their Parents

Concord Monitor
Seventeen-year-old Guillermo Antonio Iraheta Hernandez traveled thousands of miles from his native El Salvador only to land in limbo.
Left behind more than a decade ago by his parents, illegal immigrants living in Virginia, Iraheta made part of his trek to the United States hidden in the baggage compartment of a bus. But soon after […]

If there is one present imperative issue to follow and support, this is it folks. So educate yourself and spread the word. GuardDog

Suit challenges illegals crackdown
Hazleton Standard Speaker
Tuesday, 31 October 2006
As expected, opponents of Hazleton?s Illegal Immigration Relief Act filed an amended complaint in Scranton federal court late Monday afternoon.
The plaintiffs had the chance to […]

Hazleton’s Legal Defense Fund Web Site

Small Town Defenders Web Site.
I?m Lou Barletta, the proud Mayor of the City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
I believe the United States of America is the greatest nation on Earth. People who are in this country have an incredible amount of opportunities and blessings. But some people have taken advantage of America?s openness and tolerance. Some come […]

Carpentersville Update From Pro Illegal Rally

Update From Carpentersville 10-28-06. Lots of Mexican flags, the usual race card acusation, and does anyone speak English in this country anymore? Oh and a “Viva La Raza” to boot. Don’t tell anyone but the Minutemen were there to observe.
Meeting makes leaders nervous in Carpentersville
Daily Herald
October 28, 2006
An informational meeting intended to clarify […]

Greedy Industry Leaders Say They Need More Immigrant Workers

Firms say immigrants needed
They cite labor shortage; others say it’s just that workers don’t want low pay
Detroit Free Press
October 30, 2006
Leaders of some industries say there’s no room for a debate about whether immigrants are taking American jobs. There’s only room for more workers.
They say huge labor shortages exist in some industries, such as trucking, […]

Pelosi’s Stake In Illegal Immigration

Liberty Post.org
Nancy Pelosi owns a non-union vineyards in Napa Valley where grape-picking depends chiefly on the availability of cheap foreign labor ? is doing everything she can to help open the floodgates to more illegal immigration. And she wants the American taxpayers to pay their way. As even more proof of this than I previously […]

CA Congressman Duncan Hunter Launches ‘08 White House Bid

Duncan Hunter gets a B+ on his immigration report card.
SF Gate
Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said Monday he will run for president in 2008.
The Vietnam War veteran, a recipient of a Bronze Star, has made his mark in Congress by advocating for a strong military and border security. He […]

Ottawa Seeks to Deport U.S. Pedophile ‘Exiled’ to Canada

NY Times
Ottawa — An American sex offender who was sentenced by a U.S. judge to three years “exile’’ in Canada was arrested by Canadian border guards on Thursday and faces deportation, the government said.
Federal ministers and legislators had expressed deep unhappiness after a New York state judge allowed former teacher Malcolm Watson — convicted of […]

GOP Rep. Bonilla Faces Skeptics in Texas

Harry scores a B- on his immigration report card.
NY Times
Uvalde, TX — Rep. Henry Bonilla is in an unusual position, an incumbent Texas congressman in a new district. More troubling for his re-election effort, some voters see a contradiction in the only Mexican-American in the House belonging to the Republican Party.
‘’He’s forgotten his roots,’’ said […]




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Recent Posts

  • How E-Voting Threatens Democracy
  • More States Ask Voters To Show ID
  • Mexico’s Port of Veracruz expands to move more goods
  • Mexico’s Feds Fight To Control Oaxaca
  • Not All Latinos Back Immigration Reform
  • Ethiopian Immigrant On Trial For Female Circumcision
  • Crossing illegally - To Find Their Parents
  • **As Expected Amended Complaint Filed Against Hazleton**
  • Hazleton’s Legal Defense Fund Web Site
  • Carpentersville Update From Pro Illegal Rally
  • Greedy Industry Leaders Say They Need More Immigrant Workers
  • Pelosi’s Stake In Illegal Immigration
  • CA Congressman Duncan Hunter Launches ‘08 White House Bid
  • Ottawa Seeks to Deport U.S. Pedophile ‘Exiled’ to Canada
  • GOP Rep. Bonilla Faces Skeptics in Texas

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