Archive for March, 2006

Mexico Cheers Passage Of Immigration Bill In Senate Committee

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

SignOnSanDiego
Mexicans cheered the proposal approved Monday by the Senate Judiciary Committee to legalize undocumented migrants and provide temporary work visas, and credited huge marches of migrants across the United States as the decisive factor behind the vote.
Mexican President Vicente Fox said the vote was the result of five years of work dating to the start […]

Border Town Is Bustling

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

SignOnSanDiego
LAS CHEPAS, Mexico ? Six months ago, officials bulldozed a third of the houses in this border village, hoping to shut down a staging ground for illegal migrants. But residents say the widely publicized action instead lured more people to Las Chepas.
?They made us famous and the migrant flow got worse,? said Ramon Guzman, who […]

Protests Turn Violent At Pajaro Valley High

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Santa Cruz Sentinal
Nearly 1,000 high school students came precariously close to clashing with dozens of officers armed with batons Tuesday after a demonstration on immigration rights turned into a tense standoff above Highway 1 near Pajaro Valley High School and ended with five arrests.
The demonstration was one of many held across the country to coincide […]

Latinos: It’s Way Overdue

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

LA Daily News
I am the first one to criticize Chicano/Latino politicos when they don’t defend the interests of the community. However, during the present crisis, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and most Latino elected officials in Los Angeles have acted in a principled manner, forcefully speaking out against the racist nativism that is gripping the country. The […]

When The Illegals Go Berserk

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

News With Views
“We have an aging white America … They are dying …We have got to eliminate the gringo, and what I mean by that is if the worst comes to the worst, we have got to kill him.” Jose Angel Gutierrez, professor, University of Texas, Arlington and founder of the La Raza Unida political […]

Tancredo Dismayed by Senate Panel

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

RockyMountain News
Immigration reform legislation is doomed to stall this year if the full U.S. Senate passes the type of guest worker bill that cleared a committee hurdle Monday, U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo said.
Tancredo, R-Colo., issued a statement lashing out at the Senate Judiciary Committee after it approved a bipartisan bill that could grant legal work […]

Troops Border Deployment Helped Catch Illegal Aliens

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Washington Times
The deployment of federal troops along the U.S.-Mexico border in October netted a 60 percent increase in apprehensions of illegal aliens by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents, a congressional report says.
The report given this month to the Senate Armed Services Committee says a Texas-based Stryker-armored reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition squadron helped […]

Tech Firms Eye Immigration Debate

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

NY Times
High-tech firms eager to import more engineers, computer buffs and other skilled workers are waiting anxiously to see if their needs will be met as Congress grapples with overhauling immigration law.
As senators began work Monday on an immigration bill, officials from tech companies, universities and trade groups gathered in a Senate meeting room to […]

Guest Worker Amnesty Update

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Update from FAIR.

Halls of Shame,
Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Massive Guest Worker Amnesty Program Would Destroy American Dream for American Workers and Families
As you have undoubtedly heard, the Senate Judiciary Committee last evening approved an amnesty guest worker program modeled after the worst of all possible alternatives, the McCain-Kennedy legislation. Not to be outdone, Sen. Dianne […]

Russell Pearce - American Hero

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Russell Pearce, represents Arizona’s 18th district. This is from his most recent newsletter.

Protesters - (Mostly illegal aliens) Half a million protesters in Los Angeles, 20,000 in Phoenix, more in Denver and all over the country. Gee……. anybody think there is an illegal immigration problem in this country? The vast majority of the protesters are […]

The Nation of Aztlan

Monday, March 27th, 2006

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SDMM Crash ACLU Immigration Forum

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Jeff of the San Diego Minutmen sent this in -

One of our members got a tip from his friend that the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker human rights group, was having a forum at his church today, United Methodist Church in Encinitas. The forum was titled “Rights on the Line: Vigilantes […]

Immigrant Minutewoman Fights For Her Country, America

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

They’re called the Minutemen but nearly half are women. These women are some of the strongest most courageous people I have ever known. The following, is a speach from the Save Our Nation rally that was held in Temecula, CA this weekend.
Introduction by Arne:
Our next speaker is Claudia Spencer, who is with […]

James Sensenbrenner Not Deterred by Immigration Protests

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

NewsMax
Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wisc., says he’s not going to be deterred by the wave of demonstrations protesting his bill to crack down on illegal immigration.
Responding to a pro-illegal immigration demonstration in Milwaukee on Thursday, Sensenbrenner called the protest “impressive,” but added: “Many have tried to confuse the difference between legal and illegal immigration.”
“I do not […]

2 Minutemen Protest 500,000 at LA Gran Marcha

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

I was at the Los Angeles Gran Marcha today videotaping the reconquest of the American Southwest, Aztlan. I’ll give you my own report later. What follows is a report from two good friends of mine. I knew they were planing to counter protest, a very bad idea. Once I was on […]