Archive for April, 2007

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You may remember the last story (with photos) of a day laborer having sex with a puppy. Well, here’s another one.

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WMCTV

A man in Hernando, Mississippi was jailed last week for having sexual contact with a dog.

According to Hernando Police, Jose Chavez was charged with “unnatural intercourse,” which is a felony in Mississippi.

Investigators said Chavez, who worked for a local landscaping company, was caught by a client who found him in her yard receiving oral sex from the family labrador retriever.

Officials said Chavez is an illegal immigrant, and the INS is now involved in his case.

After his arrest, Chavez was fired from his landscaping job.

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Chron.com

The pay is tempting, but the mission is tough â?? helping to stop illegal immigrants from crossing a long, rugged and remote border.

But the border in question isn’t between the United States and Mexico or Canada. It’s in Iraq.

At a time when federal officials are stressing the need to beef up U.S. border security, the State Department has hired a firm to recruit veteran law officers who will serve as ‘mentors’ and train Iraqis to guard their borders.

Critics of the plan acknowledge that the goal of hiring 120 officers won’t seriously impair America’s border security. They wonder, however, what it says about the government’s priorities.

‘Our Border Patrol agents are going to be saying, ‘Goodbye, Arizona. Goodbye, Texas. Hello, Iraq,’ ‘ said Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies.

DynCorp International launched the effort this month to recruit officers with border security experience. The job begins in May and lasts for one year, a spokesman for the company said.

The compensation includes more than $134,000 in salary, tax-free. There also is a $25,000 bonus for signing up in time for a May 5 training session.

A DynCorp official said the company is ‘not necessarily trying to raid the Border Patrol.’ At any rate, the loss of 120 agents would hardly be a major blow to U.S. border security efforts, since the agency has about 13,000 officers.

But the recruiting drive comes as the Border Patrol is working to fulfill a mandate from President Bush to increase its ranks to 18,000 by the end of 2008.

DynCorp spokesman Gregory Lagana said the company previously has hired officers to train Iraqi police. A State Department spokeswoman said DynCorp also recruited about 500 officers who are training police in Afghanistan.

According to its ads on the Yahoo! HotJobs Web site, DynCorp is seeking people with at least four years’ experience with the Border Patrol or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Civilian police with immigration, customs or border experience also are candidates.

The six-figure salary will be enticing, said Krikorian, whose organization focuses on border issues.

‘It would be a real loss to lose top, experienced agents and send them to Iraq,’ he said. ‘Even though (120 positions) would be a small (percentage), you can see that as one more example of Iraq’s security taking priority over America’s.’

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RockyMountainNews

A teenage rape victim in Adams County believed she would be safe after her attacker, an illegal immigrant, agreed to ‘voluntary’ deportation from the United States.

‘A few weeks later, this girl is walking down the street and comes face to face with her rapist,’ Rep. Amy Stephens, R-Monument, told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. ‘You want to talk about trauma? You want to talk about just the awful feelings this produced in this young woman?’

Stephens urged the committee to close a loophole that gives career criminals facing stiff prison time a ‘get-out-of-jail-free card’ that U.S. citizens can’t obtain.

Offenders routinely admit they’re illegal immigrants and demand deportation. Their attorneys later get state criminal charges dismissed by telling a judge the defendant has been ‘deported against their will,’ as one law enforcement official put it. They even get their bond money back.

As the Adams County case shows, deportation is operated on a kind of ‘honors system,’ which crooks violate to stay in the country, Stephens said. ‘This is an issue of getting justice for victims,’ said Stephens, sponsor of House Bill 1040 that aims to slam shut that loophole.

The committee agreed, voting unanimously to advance the bill.

It bars dismissing criminal charges when illegal immigrants are released to federal immigration authorities. Instead, a judge must issue an arrest warrant, so if a deported offender is caught re-entering the country, he’ll be re-arrested on the prior charge. The bill also allows for the defendants to be prosecuted for the state crime and serve prison time here.

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This is NWO propaganda written by a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. I have a hard time posting stuff like this because it is so full of misleading statements, outright lies, and half baked statistics (from the federal reserve bank) that it doesn’t deserve a rebuttal or clarification. It belongs in the toilet.

Washington Post

President Bush is doing his pragmatic best to secure immigration reform. He is honorably laboring to revive some version of the bipartisan bill that got 62 votes in the Senate last year. But watching this torturous process is enough to make a sane person scream. The livelihoods of millions are at stake, yet most immigration pronouncements are nonsense.

People accuse immigrants of gang violence, drunken driving and a general contempt for the law. But in 2000 the incarceration rate for immigrants was just one-fifth the rate for the population as a whole, according to Kristin Butcher of the Federal Reserve and Anne Morrison Piehl of Rutgers University.

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“Vito From Jersey” set’s the record straight about accusations he is a racist. He also does not like illegal aliens taking jobs away from Americans. This guy is great! A naturalized citizen and war veteran who loves America. Watch this for a patriotic boost. GuardDog

Vito From Jersey — Racism?



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Someone explain to me, after watching this short 5 min video, taken and produced by the Mexica Movement, why the Mexica Movement (Which is even more extreme then LA Raza or MEChA, the Tan Clan we call them) is leading this pro illegal immigration march in Los Angeles on April 7, 2007. What leaders of the immigration movement or the powers that be, are allowing their march and their movement to be hijacked by an extremist Brown Segregationist group? What is going on here? GuardDog

“Mexica Movement raw footage of march. Our march theme was “Racist US Immigration Laws”, from The Indian Removal Act of 1830 to the Bracero Program to HR4437.”

Los Angeles “Racist Immigration Laws” March - April 7, 2007

All those American flags being held by those America hating Mexica Movement members. It’s so obvious it’s all for the cameras. It’s all fake. They must cringe having to wave the American flag. Holding a sign in one hand that says “Stolen Continent” and “All Europeons Are Illegal” and in the other waving an American flag is so hypocritical and so wrong. GuardDog

Then….

Consider the pictures of that very march put out by the MSM. It shows a distorted version of reality. Then ask yourself this. Why???


MSM view


MSM view


MSM view

http://news.aol.com/topnews/article…407181809990001

And not this?

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The same parade from Mexica Movement view.

Or this?

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Or this?

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To see all Mexica Movement photos from this march click here. Send this link to everyone you know.

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Bush In The Capital Of The Americasâ??Is Miami The Future For The Whole United States?
VDARE.com
April 28, 2007

Bush spoke today at the Kendall Campus of Miami-Dade College. Why did he pick this college? Diversity:

Bush spokesman Blair Jones said Miami Dade was chosen partly because it had made repeated requests and that itâ??s a â??first-rate and diverse institution of higher learning.â?[Bush to speak at Miami Dade College graduation Saturday By Scott Travis South Florida Sun-Sentinel, April 27 2007]

How diverse is Miami- Dade these days? These are the demographics of Miami-Dade College, all campuses:

Fall 2001 Credit Student Profile:
Ethnic mix: 12 percent, white non-Hispanic; 22 percent, black non-Hispanic; 65 percent, Hispanic; 2 percent, other. 61 percent of Miami-Dade students are female, 39 percent are male.

That may be diverse in some existential sense, but I donâ??t call it an institution that â??looks like Americaâ?â??yet.

Kendall Campus is in Kendall, Florida and hereâ??s what Wikipedia has to say about it:

Some of [Kendallâ??s] most famous residents include long-term resident Janet Reno, former U.S. Attorney General, whose parents built her home by hand; in addition, O.J. Simpson made his home in Kendall after his murder acquittal.

Kendall is also home to one of the largest Colombian American populations in the State of Florida. Over 11,000 Colombians live in the area, mostly concentrated in the western fringes (West of the Florida Turnpike), where they make up over 60 percent of the population in certain neighborhoods (West Kendall, Royal Palms on 134th Ave. and the Hammocks). Interestingly enough, several White non-Hispanic enclaves do exist West of the Turnpike. The Devon Aire neighborhood is over 70 percent non-Hispanic White and its elementary school, Devon Aire Elementary, is heralded as the highest-scoring elementary school (on the statewide FCAT exam) in Miami-Dade county.

The demographics on Kendall show that whites are already a minority, outside the enclaves mentioned above:

The racial makeup of the CDP was 41.6% White, 4.45% African American, 0.14% Native American, 2.99% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.81% from other races, and 3.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 49.9% of the population.

The speech Bush gave, while officially an education speech, or so it says on the label, was focused on immigration, and contained a lot of pro-immigration rhetoric:

The opportunities of America make our land a beacon of hope for people from every corner of the world. It says something about this college that more than half of the students were raised speaking a language other than English. Some of you are the children and grandchildren of immigrants â?? who risked everything to give you opportunities they never had. Others of you are immigrants yourself, who came to this country with the hope of a better life and the determination to work for it. Over the years, this school has helped open the door for opportunity for hundreds of thousands of immigrants â?? and that is why Miami Dade proudly calls itself Democracyâ??s College. (Applause.)

This college has had a significant impact on thousands of our citizens. Take, for example, Gwen Belfon, who graduates today. As a single mother in Trinidad and Tobago, Gwen dreamed of attending college. But she put her own dreams on hold to raise her four children. A few years ago, Gwen came to the United States and enrolled at Miami Dade. Today this proud mother fulfills a lifelong dream. When Gwen crosses the stage this afternoon, she will receive her associateâ??s degree in education. And sheâ??s not done yet. Next January, she will return to Miami Dade to start on her bachelorâ??s degree. (Applause.)President Bush Delivers Commencement Address at Miami Dade College.

Good for her. But, er, who is paying for all that, and why? If President Bush had been speaking to the Americans for Tax Reform, I doubt if theyâ??d have cheered right at that point.

Really, Miami seems like the apothesis of the Invite-The-World policies of the Bush Administration. When Tom Tancredo called Miami a Third World country at the Renaissance Weekend, he got a lot of grief for saying itâ??and then when a speech he was supposed to give in Miami was cancelled after bomb threats, threats of mob violence, and a revolt by the staff of the restaurant where he was to speak, we wrote that â??We presume this settles once and for all the question of whether Miami is part of the Third World.â?

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This is what Bush describes in his speech as â??one of the most vibrant and diverse communities in our nation. .â? And it seems to be his plan for the rest of the United States, as well.


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This is the famous (infamous) Time Magazine article that describes Miami as it really is. Less and less of an American city and more and more like the “Capital of Latin America”. Is this the future of America? GuardDog

Miami: the Capital of Latin America
Time
June 24, 2001

By the time the first tourist hits the sand at Sunny Isles, Peruvian TV producer Jose Crousillat has been working the phones for hours, checking on his offices in Milan and Madrid. By afternoon he is in the Capitalvision studios videotaping Guadalupe, his latest Spanish-language telenovela, seen around the globe.

Meanwhile, out on trendy South Beach, Dutch businessman Ger Vrielink is busy sorting a barrage of faxes from German catalog clients waiting for pictures from the latest fashion shoots. With six photography teams out, at $20,000 per team per day, he is a happy man. “There is no place in the world shooting more fashion than Miami today,” he says, beaming, between calls.

At day’s end, as a fiery orange sun sets over the Everglades, Italian developer Ugo Colombo looks out from his 31st-floor office toward a distinctive circular white condominium tower, near completion, on Biscayne Bay. Developing real estate has made him a millionaire at 32. Half his buyers now, he says, are Latin Americans and Europeans willing to pay from $200,000 to $1.6 million for a condo in the hottest place to be at the moment: Miami.

Yes, the rumors about Miami are true. Just ask Jose, Ger and Ugo. “Foreigners” have taken over. There are Brazilians buying condos, Frenchmen opening clubs, Nicaraguans selling TVs and washers, Italians building public rail systems. And the Cubans — everywhere. Today half the population of Miami’s Dade County — a million people — were born in a foreign country. Dade is the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with a Hispanic majority. Nearly 60% of its residents speak a language other than English at home, mostly Spanish. In Miami even a deejay for the new Latin MTV channel must be fluent in two languages.

While some Americans might look askance at the prospect of Hispanization, it is already a fact of life in Miami. In the 1980s the city’s location made it the beachhead for nearly 300,000 refugees and immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean. What seemed like a burden at the time, however, has become a business bonanza. Miami, once a town of tourists and retirees, is today being remade by its bilingual immigrants into a hemispheric crossroads for trade, travel and communications in the 21st century — a sort of Hong Kong of the Americas.

Sociologists and businessmen alike see Miami as a model for other American cities learning to cope with multiethnic populations and new economic realities. “Miami today is a laboratory for the U.S. — if not the Americas — of a new kind of city in terms of international business and ethnicity,” contends John Anderson, who serves as president of Miami’s Beacon Council, an economic-development group. “Other large metropolitan areas will be dealing increasingly with the social and ethnic challenges we are dealing with today.”…..

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Lucky for Sanjaya he does not live in Iran.

Another reason to oppose Islamists demands for Sharia Law in the West. I want the right to have a mohawk and pluck my eyebrows like Sanjaya if I want to, damn it! GuardDog

â?¢ Fashion bans are attempts to crack down on clothes, hairdos deemed un-Islamic
â?¢ Hairstyle ban comes a week after crackdown on women in short, skimpy clothes
â?¢ Women can be lashed, fined, imprisoned for wearing suggestive attire
â?¢ Union: Violating barbers could see monthlong suspensions, license revocations

Iran bans Western haircuts, eyebrow plucking for men
CNN
April 29, 2007

TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) — Iranian police have warned barbers against offering Western-style hair cuts or plucking the eyebrows of their male customers, Iranian media said Sunday.

The report by a reformist daily, later confirmed by an Iranian news agency, appeared to be another sign of authorities cracking down on clothing and other fashion deemed to be against Islamic values.

“Western hairstyles … have been banned,” the newspaper Etemad said in a front-page headline.

It came a week after police launched a crackdown against the growing number of young women testing the limits of the law with shorter, brighter and skimpier clothing ahead of the summer months.

Under Iran’s Islamic Sharia law, imposed after the 1979 revolution, women are obligated to cover their hair and wear long, loose-fitting clothes to disguise their figures.

Violators can receive lashes, fines and imprisonment.

The student news agency ISNA quoted a police statement as saying: “In an official order to barbershops, they have been warned to avoid using Western hair styles and doing men’s eyebrows.”

Iranian young men have in recent years started paying more attention to the way they look and dress, especially in affluent parts of the capital Tehran. Spiked up hair, by using gel, is known as the Khorusi (Rooster) style and some also use make-up.

Several hairdressers for men in Tehran offer cuts in the style of Hollywood movie stars and other Western celebrities. Clients can also have their eyebrows plucked……

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InsideBayArea

San Francisco — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday on behalf of a 7-year-old San Rafael boy who was taken from his bed as part of an early-morning Immigration and Custom Enforcement sweep last month.

Kebin Reyes, an American citizen born in Greenbrae, has nightmares from the incident, the boy’s father said Thursday.

‘Kebin is still showing signs of trauma,’ Noe Reyes said through an interpreter at a news conference at ACLU offices.

In its suit, the ACLU alleges Nancy Alcantar, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement San Francisco field office director, and officers under her command violated the boy’s constitutional rights.

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, specifically cites the Fourth and Fifth Amendments â?? the right to be secure in one’s home against unreasonable search and seizure, and that no person shall be deprived of liberty without due process.

ACLU attorneys allege the federal government did not have a search warrant for the boy’s home. But an ICE spokeswoman said warrants are obtained for all arrests.

Armed with dozens of arrest warrants, federal immigration officers swept into the Canal neighborhood in San Rafael at dawn March 6 and arrested illegal immigrants.

Caught up in the sweep was Kebin, who was with his family in an apartment on Belvedere Street when officers made the arrests. Agents were targeting Noe Reyes, who was in the United States illegally from Guatemala and had been ordered deported in 2000, according to ICE.

Noe Reyes gave the ICE agents his son’s U.S. passport identifying Kebin as a U.S. citizen, according to the ACLU. An ICE agent then told Noe to awaken his son, saying they would take them in for only an hour or two. Noe Reyes asked several times to make a phone call to arrange for a family member or family friend to care of Kebin. Each of the requests was denied, and Kebin watched as his father was handcuffed and taken away.

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InsideBayArea

San Francisco is one of six U.S. cities slated to get a new multiagency task force on immigration-document fraud like that which led agents to arrest 13 workers last week at an Oakland plastic bag factory.

The task force, led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also will target benefit fraud: cases in which people lie or omit information from their applications for citizenship, asylum or a visa.

It will be modeled on similar efforts up and running in 11 other cities for the past year. Newtask forces also are forming in Baltimore, Chicago, Miami, Phoenix and Tampa, Fla.

Participants include ICE; the Justice Department; the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; the inspectors general of the Labor Department, Social Security Administration and State Department; the State Department Bureau of Diplomatic Security; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; the U.S. Secret Service; and state and local law enforcement agencies.

By document fraud, the government means manufacture, sale or use of bogus identity documents such as driver’s licenses, birth certificates, Social Security cards or passports for immigration purposes or criminal activity.

Federal agents last Friday arrested 13 people and began seeking 34 others who had immigrated illegally from Mexico and were working for an Oakland plastic bag manufacturer whose customers included the U.S. government.

ICE’s audit of Eagle Bag Corp.’s personnel records found 47 of the company’s more than 70 workers had submitted counterfeit immigration documents with bogus alien registration numbers to get their jobs. Thirty-three of them, including five or six of the 13 arrested, had used stolen Social Security numbers.

‘ICE is committed to finding and prosecuting those individuals who seek to profit by stealing the identities of others,’ Julie Myers, assistant secretary for Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Thursday in a news release. ‘These task forces demonstrate our resolve to identify and address the vulnerabilities exploited by those who would do us harm.’

ICE Special Agent Jennifer Holman said Thursday that none of the 13 arrested last week at Eagle Bag are likely to face federal prosecution for aggravated identity theft â?? punishable by a mandatory minimum of two years in federal prison â?? because it’s not clear they knew the Social Security numbers they used were actually valid numbers belonging to other people.

But Holman said they are being asked where they got the bogus numbers â?? potential leads for the new task force.

Many of the federal agencies involved in the task force already share information on some cases, she said, but they’ll be stepping it up now. To have representatives from all the agencies working together in one office ‘in the long run … would be ideal,’ she said, but for now she’s unsure of the logistics.

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LA Daily News

The murder of 14-year-old Cheryl Green on Dec. 15, 2006, was just the latest in Latino gang attacks on African-Americans with no gang affiliations themselves. At the same time, the involvement of gangs in Los Angeles has induced many to deny the racial import of the violence. Indeed, when I spoke with Denisse Rodarte and Sean Wright, two dynamic Angelenos filming a documentary about the black-Latino violence in Los Angeles, they expressed frustration with the vast numbers of residents who deny there is a racial problem and refuse to talk about it.

Yet longitudinal studies of hate crimes in Los Angeles County demonstrate a very clear racial aspect. When University of Hawaii professor Karen Umemoto conducted a statistical study of Los Angeles County law-enforcement data over a five-year period in the 1990s, she uncovered a number of disturbing patterns. First, there was a disproportionate rate of increase in the victimization of African-Americans as compared with other groups. The number of African-American victims increased by 70 percent, while the number of Asian-American and Pacific Islander victims increased 21 percent, the number of white victims increased by 6 percent, and the number of Latino victims decreased by 8.4 percent.

In contrast to the victimization trends, there was a slight decline in the number of reported African-American perpetrators, while there was an increase with all other groups. Latino perpetrators had the sharpest rise in number with a 59.2 percent increase.

Most disturbing, though, was the study’s discovery that Latinos were disproportionately the perpetrators of bias crimes against African-Americans with no known gang affiliations.

The trend has continued through the present, as demonstrated by the August 2006 conviction of Latino gang members for a six-year conspiracy to assault and murder African-Americans in Highland Park. Thus, while intra-racial violence makes up the majority of violent incidents in Los Angeles and elsewhere, the overt racist motivations of these emerging inter-ethnic conflicts has justifiably created a public concern.

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“The group is working to meet a mid-May deadline. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, has set aside the last two weeks of the month for the Senate to debate immigration legislation.”

Senators push for immigration compromise
Washington Post
April 29, 2007

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of a bipartisan group of U.S. senators are pushing to reach agreement on immigration reform that would offer some illegal immigrants a chance to become citizens, and the coming month will prove critical to their efforts.

Lawmakers have been struggling to come up with a formula providing tougher border and workplace enforcement while addressing the status of some 11 million illegal immigrants who live and work in the shadows.

“I am really hopeful we can come up with something we can all live with,” said Sen. Mel Martinez, a Florida Republican, who is among a bipartisan group that has been participating in the discussions.

The group is working to meet a mid-May deadline. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, has set aside the last two weeks of the month for the Senate to debate immigration legislation.

President George W. Bush backs a comprehensive approach but legislation last year that would have created a guest worker program and offered many illegal immigrants a shot at citizenship failed in the face of stiff opposition by a group of Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives.

This year lawmakers are engaging in a delicate balancing act to write a law supported by majority Democrats, who want a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants, while satisfying conservative Republicans, like Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, who do not want amnesty and say they do not want to reward illegal immigrants by giving them an easy path to citizenship.

“Legislative language is being drafted,” said Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican. “No one has agreed to anything because we really haven’t seen anything in writing.”

An aide to Sen. Ted Kennedy, a Massachusetts Democrat who is a leading player in the negotiations, said progress was being made although there was no agreement yet.

A Senate Republican leadership aide said there were still major sticking points. “The agreement is much further away than has been suggested,” the aide said.

COMMON GROUND

Whether a liberal like Kennedy and a conservative like Kyl can agree is unclear. Negotiators have offered few details on the talks and analysts say common ground likely remains elusive.

“There are people in both parties who are not really going to be for the deal,” said Tamar Jacoby, an immigration expert with the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research……

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“Nearly 3 million Hispanics were employed in the U.S. housing industry in 2006, according to a study by the Washington-based Pew Hispanic Center. Three-quarters of them were foreign-born. Nearly 30 percent had been in the United States six years or less.”

U.S. housing pinch means less money going home to Mexico
Seattle Times
April 29, 2007

MEXICO CITY â?? When California’s housing market was booming, Lucretia Diaz could feel the good vibrations 2,200 miles away in her rural hamlet in southern Mexico.

Her husband, Carlos Romero, an illegal immigrant living in Los Angeles, wired her $600 a month from his labors hanging drywall and pounding roof nails. The remittances bought meat for the tacos, new sneakers for the kids and a few extras for the family’s home in tiny Juquila, Oaxaca.

No more. With U.S. homebuilding in the dumps, Romero is working sporadically and sending little money. Diaz and her three young boys are eating rice and beans. She is watching every centavo.

So are economists who track this crucial southward flow of currency. They are worried by what they see.

Remittances are the financial lifeblood for millions of Mexican families and a critical source of foreign exchange for their government. The $23 billion that maids, cooks and gardeners sent home last year â?? almost all from the U.S. â?? topped the amount that multinationals invested in Mexico. But fallout from the U.S. construction industry, which employs one in five Hispanic immigrants, is now rippling south of the border. Growth in remittances to Mexico has slowed to a trickle.

After increasing an average of just more than 23 percent a year since 2000, remittances for the first two months of 2007 were just 5.5 percent ahead of the same period last year, according to Mexico’s central bank. The figure peaked in May 2006 at $2.3 billion and has drifted downward ever since.

Analysts say tougher border enforcement and workplace crackdowns by U.S. immigration authorities may be playing a role. Still, the remittance slowdown has moved virtually in lock step with the stumble in U.S. homebuilding. Housing starts hit their 2006 peak in May before tumbling 50 percent by year-end.

Mexico isn’t the only country feeling the effect. Growth in money wired to Guatemala, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and other Latin American nations has followed the housing market down.

Romero, who has been in the U.S. 10 years, hasn’t had steady construction work in six months, and the jobs he has found pay a lot less than they used to. A buddy just gave him a tip about a night position at a Los Angeles restaurant. He isn’t thrilled at the prospect of washing dishes or slinging hash on the graveyard shift. But Romero is running out of options.

“Even one day without work is bad. I’ve gone four days without work already this week,” the 38-year-old said anxiously by telephone from Los Angeles recently. “The situation is very bad for me and my family.”…..

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