Archive for September, 2005

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 […]

Who Is Deshawn Sanders?

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

If you know him, have him email me. After reading a few of this guys posts on the San Diego IndyMedia website he has become my new American hero.
Who’s the racist facist?
by Deshawn Sanders
Thursday, Sep. 22, 2005 at 1:33 AM
Who uses mob intimidation, threats of violence, verbal assault and abuse, stalking, and outright violation […]

Call The White House. Julie Myers Is Not Acceptable!

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

The members of 9/11 Families for a Secure Americaare appalled by President Bush’s nomination of Julie Myers to head of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). Ms Myers is completely unqualified to lead the agency that is supposed to keep illegal aliens and the unknown terrorists among them from entering the United States.
With […]

Bush Gets So Drunk He Shits Himself!

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

I knew this story from the National Enquirer wasn’t true as soon as I read the comment “The war in Iraq, the loss of American lives, has deeply affected him. He takes every soldier’s life personally. It has left him emotionally drained. ” Still, it’s an entertaining read and I would really like […]

Illinois State Senator Seeks Role As Adviser To Fox

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

Link to story.
If state Sen. Martin Sandoval succeeds in his next election Saturday, he will serve in Mexico City as well as Springfield.
Sandoval is running for a seat on an advisory council created by Mexico President Vicente Fox in 2002 to incorporate Mexicans living in the United States into his government’s policymaking.
Sandoval would be […]

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 […]

Panel Recommends Photo ID For Voters

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
A commission examining national voting practices issued a report to Congress yesterday recommending a uniform photo-identification standard, but [illegal alien advocates] opponents say its stringency would disenfranchise millions of [illegal aliens] voters who might lack the necessary documents to obtain the IDs.
The standard of identification recommended by the Commission on Federal Election […]

National Council of La Raza Seeks Amnesty For Katrina Illegals

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
Illegal immigrants affected by Hurricane Katrina should have ‘protected humanitarian status,’ [Amnesty] representatives of Latin American and Caribbean communities said Tuesday in an appeal to the White House.
The groups said the protection is needed because immigrants fearing deportation, including some with U.S.-born children, are not seeking help at shelters because officials are asking […]

Tancredo For President In 2008

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
Tancredo’s candidacy could become an unpredictable force in the 2008 campaign and divide the Republican Party as it seeks to retain control of the White House, political analysts and consultants said.
`Thrilled to Death’
“He will give a voice to the immigration reform movement, and millions and millions of Americans on both sides of the […]

36 Year Old Lawyer With No Experience To Head ICE

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
The Bush administration is seeking to appoint a lawyer with little immigration or customs experience to head the troubled law enforcement agency that handles those issues, prompting sharp criticism from some employee groups, immigration advocates and homeland security experts.
Her uncle is Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, the departing chairman of the Joint […]

Bush Covered Up Report On Worker Abuse in CAFTA Region.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
If an ideologically incorrect study is done inside the Bush regime, does it make a noise?
Not if the White House can squelch it, which is exactly what they’ve tried to do to a report about labor abuses in Central America. For more than a year, the Department of Labor has fought ferociously to […]

Sierra Club Under Fire In Immigration Debate

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Link to story.
A Sierra Club member staged a small protest Monday calling for the resignation of the environmental group’s executive director, accusing him of accepting money from a donor in exchange for halting the group’s discussion of immigration policy.
James McDonald, a 60-year-old Springfield attorney, said Carl Pope accepted more than $100 million from California donor […]

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 […]

Group Gets ACLU Training For Minuteman

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

Link to story.
Ray Ybarra and half-a-dozen volunteers gathered Monday evening to take part in a legal observer training in wake of the introduction of the Minuteman in South Texas.
The training was given by Ybarra, of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in anticipation of the arrival of the Minuteman citizen border patrol group. The organization […]

Immigration Memo Intended For Rove Arrives On Democrat’s Fax

Monday, September 19th, 2005

An immigration memo intended for embattled White House advisor Karl Rove arrived instead on the fax machine of a Democratic congressman.
The congressman who received the fax opted not to comment, and asked that his name not be used.
The focus of Smith’s memo, addressed to “Hon. Karl Rove,” is on immigration politics.
“Immigration needs to be […]