Archive for the 'Miscellaneous' Category

Europeans Were Here First!

Monday, February 20th, 2006

The first humans to spread across North America may have been seal hunters from present-day France and Spain.
This runs counter to the long-held belief that the first human entry into the Americas was a crossing of a land-ice bridge that spanned the Bering Strait about 13,500 years ago.
The new thinking was outlined here Sunday at […]

Lou Dobbs Is The Man

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

NY Times
Many conservatives praise him for giving a rare national platform to people who fear that illegal immigrants are taking jobs from Americans, fueling violent crime and threatening national security. Critics deride him as anti-immigrant, racist and biased, charges he fiercely denies. One Democratic congressman was so incensed that he stood up on the House […]

Illegal Sues NY Cops For Pain And Hardship

Friday, February 10th, 2006

New York — An immigrant sued the city on Thursday, saying he was unfairly accused of immigration violations in retaliation for accusing police officers of discriminating against him.
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund filed the claim against the city on behalf of Waheed Saleh, who said he is from the Palestinian Territories and […]

Judge Denies Minuteman Parade Petition

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Laguna Beach attorney cited a ruling from 1995 which denied Gays to march in the Boston St. Patrick’s day parade.
(Santa Ana, CA) Judge Michael Brenner of the Orange County Superior Court denied the issuance of a temporary restraining order allowing the Minuteman Project to participate in Laguna Beach’s Patriots’ Day Parade. […]

Open up the Patriots Day Parade

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

In talking with Jim Gilchrist today, it sounds as though the parade committee is folding under pressure of the lawsuit. We started the planning of our float and there could be several hundred Minutemen in the parade. I’m sure that all the goons in southern California will show up to chant “Racist Go Home!” With […]

Alien of Extraordinary Ability

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Miami Herald

Deported Argentine babe, Dorismar.

Dorismar — aka Dora Noemi Kerchen — has been many things: Playboy Playmate, calendar pinup, performer at a Democratic National Convention party and purveyor of sophisticated soft-core videos inspired by Girls Gone Wild.
Now, she qualifies as an ‘’Alien of Extraordinary Ability’’ — but that legal designation may not be enough to […]

U.S. Ambassador Tells Mexico To Shove It

Monday, January 16th, 2006

AZ Star Net
The U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Antonio Garza, issued a blunt retort last week to Mexicans’ growing criticism of tougher U.S. border security measures, calling the criticism ‘excessive, often irresponsible and almost always inaccurate.’
In a five-page New Year’s statement summarizing U.S.-Mexican cooperation, Garza rejected critics’ comparisons of a proposed border fence extension to the […]

Alien Birthright Citizenship: A Fable That Lives Through Ignorance

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

The Federalist Blog
During the reconstruction period following the civil war the view on citizenship was that only children born to American parents owing allegiance to no other foreign power could be declared an American Citizen upon birth on U.S. soil. This is exactly the language of the civil rights bill of 1866: “All persons born […]

Bush Plan: Social Security for ‘Legalized’ Illegal Aliens

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Town Hall
Illegal aliens who work under borrowed, stolen or fraudulent Social Security numbers could collect retirement benefits based on their illegal earnings as the result of a Bush administration plan. Critics charge the federal government has grossly underestimated the cost of the proposal, which they believe could run be billions of dollars per year.
Mark […]

Border Patrol Uniforms Are Made In Mexico

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Associated Press
The labels inside the U.S. Border Patrol uniforms have been making many federal agents feel uneasy. It’s not the fit or feel of the olive-green shirts and pants, but what their labels read: “Made in Mexico.”
“It’s embarrassing to be protecting the U.S.-Mexico border and be wearing a uniform made in Mexico,” says T.J. Bonner, […]

50 Per Cent American

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

How can we cultivate in immigrants an emotional attachment to America? How does the spread of dual citizenship complicate the process of strengthening American national identity?
At a time when Congress and the administration are considering proposals to amnesty million of illegal aliens, launch huge new “temporary” worker programs, and increase legal immigration, these questions are […]

Kenyan Immigrant Wins $1.8 Million in US Lottery

Tuesday, September 27th, 2005

Are the streets in America really paved with gold? Moses Bittok probably thinks so.
Mr. Bittok, who immigrated from Kenya to the United States, learned last week he had a winning ticket worth nearly $2 million from an Iowa lottery.
And get this - he realized he had won shortly after taking the oath of U.S. citizenship.
As […]

How Chicanos are Unlike Previous Immigrants

Friday, September 23rd, 2005

One of the standard arguments invoked by those in favor of massive immigration into the United States is that our country is founded on immigrants who have always been successfully assimilated into America’s mainstream culture and society. As one commentator put it, “Assimilation evokes the misty past of Ellis Island, through which millions entered, eventually […]

Border Patrol Agent Indicted For Harboring Woman

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

Link to story.
A Border Patrol agent has been indicted and arrested on charges that he harbored an illegal alien - the woman he lived with for about four years - and filed false reports stating that she was a legal citizen.
Pablo S. Berry, 23, of Douglas, was named in a six-count indictment by a federal […]

Geraldo Rivera Calls Minutemen ‘Vigilantes’

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
Geraldo Rivera, senior correspondent for Fox News, told a group of Hispanic journalists vigilantes had created “hysteria along the borders” and advised his colleagues not to “let your newsroom push you around on the issue of immigration.”
“Bust them on their hypocrisy,” Rivera said at the annual awards gala of the National Association of […]