Archive for January, 2006

Blacks vs. Latinos at Work

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Wall Street Journal
LOS ANGELES — Donnie Gaut, an African-American with 12 years of warehouse experience, applied for a job in 2002 at Farmer John Meats, a large Los Angeles pork processor. When he was turned down for the position, a job stocking goods that paid $7 an hour, Mr. Gaut decided the problem wasn’t his […]

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 […]

Activists Give Migrants Maps

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

AZ Central
Mexico City — Mexico’s human rights agency says it will give out detailed maps of the Arizona desert, including rescue beacons and water stations, to guide migrants safely through the most popular and deadliest corridor into the United States.
The maps were designed by a Tucson-based group, Humane Borders, which plans to hold a joint […]

Sheriff Lee Baca Is Worthless

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

LA Times
Sheriff Baca

The push by two Orange County police agencies to arrange training for some of their officers to help enforce federal immigration laws has opened a rift in Southern California law enforcement circles, with some officials fearing the move will harm crime-fighting efforts.
The Costa Mesa Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Department are developing […]

Before We Give Up On Immigration Enforcement, Why Don’t We Try It?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Center For Immigration Studies
Here’s a new definition of chutzpah: obstructing immigration enforcement — and then claiming that the huge illegal population is proof the law can’t be enforced.
That’s what supporters of the various guestworker/amnesty proposals inevitably do. They claim that the United States has tried, but failed, to enforce the immigration laws, so it’s time […]

H-1B Program Used To Import Cheap Labor

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Center For Immigration Studies
This report examines the wage data in Labor Department records for Fiscal Year 2004. It compares wages in approved Labor Condition Applications (LCAs) for H-1B workers in computer programming occupations to wage levels of U.S. workers in the same occupation and location. The analysis demonstrates that, despite the H-1B prevailing-wage requirement, actual […]

Mexican Military Drug Smuggling Stand-Off

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Daily Bulletin
Mexican soldiers and civilian smugglers had an armed standoff with nearly 30 U.S. law enforcement officials on the Rio Grande in Texas on Monday afternoon, according to Texas police and the FBI.
Mexican military Humvees were towing what appeared to be thousands of pounds of marijuana across the border into the United States, said Chief […]

Illegal Alien Amnesty Lobby Launches Full Court Press

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

The illegal alien amnesty lobby and the greedy corporate interest alliance with the support of the Bush administration have launched a coordinated effort to weaken enforcement reform bills and get a guest worker amnesty through the Senate.
This is what I want you to do.
If you are not already a member, you should join FAIR […]

Bush’s “Hard Working Folk’s” Rape And Murder

Sunday, January 22nd, 2006

Every crime committed by an illegal alien is preventable. Secure the border!
SF Gate
Richard Toledo Gonzalez

A woman abducted from a Jersey shore home where her two sons were found bludgeoned to death managed to escape from her captor and run to a gas station for help, authorities said Friday.
Ocean County Prosecutor Thomas Kelaher said […]

Not Enough Work For Day Laborers

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

NY Times
The study found that 49 percent of day laborers were employed by homeowners and 43 percent by construction contractors. They were found to be employed most frequently as construction laborers, landscapers, painters, roofers and drywall installers.
The study, based on interviews with 2,660 workers at 264 hiring sites in 20 states and the District of […]

Gente de Osama

Friday, January 20th, 2006

Washington Times
A drug trafficker who admitted importing a quarter-ton of cocaine from Mexico also plotted to smuggle 20 men he said were Iraqi terrorists into the United States, charging them $8,000 each.
In December 2004, Noel Exinia told associates in recorded conversations that the Iraqis were ‘gente de Osama’ — Osama’s guys — and that they […]

N.M. Gov. Calls For Fingerprinting Illegals Seeking Licenses

Friday, January 20th, 2006

AZ Central
The administration of Gov. Bill Richardson is proposing that illegal immigrants who apply for a New Mexico driver’s license be fingerprinted for background checks.
The move would strengthen border security and ensure that applicants for licenses ‘are who they say they are,’ Taxation and Revenue Secretary Jan Goodwin said Wednesday.
New Mexico is one of 11 […]

Illegal Alien Brothels

Friday, January 20th, 2006

Washington Post
Brothels have proliferated quietly in recent years in Washington and other metropolitan areas with large pockets of Hispanic [illegal] immigrants, many of whom left their spouses in their home countries. They operate in an underworld invisible to most — a subculture that local and federal authorities have started to unravel only in recent years.
The […]

Catch And Release Continues

Friday, January 20th, 2006

NY Times
McAllen, TX — In September, domestic security officials promised to tighten control of the border with Mexico by swiftly deporting all illegal immigrants seized there, ending the practice of releasing thousands of illegal immigrants to the streets each year because of shortages of beds in detention centers.
The move was hailed by President Bush and […]

Immigration Rift in GOP Up for Vote

Friday, January 20th, 2006

LA Times
Washington — A deep split within the Republican Party over immigration policy is now reaching into the highest levels of the GOP machinery, as members of the Republican National Committee, which typically operates in lock step with the White House, are poised to vote today on a resolution repudiating President Bush’s call for a […]