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  • Adios, California

    10/20/2017 4:15:14 PM PDT · by Twotone · 79 replies
    American Spectator ^ | October 19, 2017 | Steve Baldwin
    It’s not easy watching California self-destruct. After all, my four sons are 6th generation Californians. One relative of ours journeyed here prior to the Gold Rush when the state population was just a handful of people. Family lore has it he was a gunslinger who, victorious in a gun duel, headed to California to avoid the law. He ended up ranching on what is now known as Mammoth Mountain. Other family members took part in the gold rush and one ended up discovering gold in 1895 in the Mojave Desert. My grandparents arrived in Kern County in the 1930s and...
  • Hollywood’s Diversity Problem and Undocumented Immigrants

    10/20/2017 2:57:11 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 19, 2017 | By MONICA CASTILLO
    Immigration is a part of Hollywood’s story just as much as it is America’s. In the early years of cinema, many of the first regular moviegoers were working-class immigrants. Immigrants founded major studios like Paramount and Warner Bros. Yet, the story of coming to America seems to have fallen off multiplex marquees at a time when immigration has become one of the most contested issues in politics. Sorely missing are movies about undocumented immigrants, an absence that is glaring even in an industry that has struggled to keep up with the times. Reporters and documentarians are sharing the tales of...
  • Deported MS-13 gang member arrested at border

    10/18/2017 10:04:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    KVOA Tucson News ^ | October 17, 2017 | By Alexa Wallen
    TUCSON – MS – 13 gang member was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers on Monday evening. Officers identified Jose Daniel Calderon-Canada, 29, after attempting to illegally cross the border at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing. Calderon-Canada claimed to be a U.S. citizen but after a secondary inspection officers determined he was lying about his citizenship. According to CBP officials Calderon-Canada records identified him as a Mexican national and MS – 13 gang member with multiple deportations and an extensive criminal history. The National Gang Intelligence center claimed MS-13 is a national and international criminal...
  • Deported man arrested in Stuarts Draft

    10/18/2017 10:01:48 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    The Daily Progress ^ | October 17, 2017 | Staff
    A man was arrested in Stuarts Draft by members of the Skyline Drug Task Force two weeks ago. Gustavo Guillen Cruz was deported three years ago after a Waynesboro conviction. Cruz, 28, was charged on Oct. 6 in Stuarts Draft with possession of methamphetamine. Cruz was deported in November of 2014 after being convicted of possession of meth in Waynesboro. He’s a self-admitted member of the Hispanic street gang Sureno 13, a press release said.
  • US immigration population hits record 60 million, 1-of-5 in nation

    10/16/2017 6:43:45 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 38 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/16/2017 | Paul Bedard
    A huge boom in immigration, legal and illegal, over the past 16 years has jumped the immigrant population to over 43 million in the United States, according to a new report. And when their U.S.-born children are added, the number grows to over 60 million, making the immigrant community nearly one-fifth of the nation's population, according to federal statistics reviewed by the Center for Immigration Studies. snip The new report does not break down the percentage of legal and illegal immigrants in the U.S., although there are an estimated 12 million undocumented aliens in the country. It found that since...
  • Weekly Update: JW Forces FBI to Admit to New Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Docs

    10/14/2017 9:50:03 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 13, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    FBI Finds 30 Pages of Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Documents A Spy Ring in the U.S. House of Representatives? Sanctuary Cities Released Illegals with Assault, Drug, and Weapon Charges FBI Finds 30 Pages of Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Documents Who is running the store at the FBI!? First the FBI told us it had no documents related to the infamous tarmac meeting between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton. But now the FBI just told us that the FBI located 30 pages of documents related to the June 27, 2016, meeting, and it proposes that it produce...
  • Border Patrol Agents Arrest Two DACA Recipients for Attempting to Smuggle Illegal Aliens

    10/13/2017 5:10:14 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 11 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 10/13/2017 | Cameron Cawthorne
    U.S. Border Patrol agents recently made two separate arrests of juvenile recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for attempting to smuggle illegal aliens across the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, an agency within the Department of Homeland Security, on Thursday published a press release detailing the arrests of two so-called "Dreamers," illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as minors who receive legal protections under DACA, who are nationals from Guatemala and Mexico. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On October 4, 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested a juvenile attempting to smuggle two illegal aliens. Agents at the...
  • They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington

    10/13/2017 7:48:53 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | October 13, 2017 | by Catherine E. Shoichet
    Behind the scenes on an ICE Air deportation flight. Alexandria, Louisiana - The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one. Chains around their ankles clank with each step, a steady beat punctuating the engines' roar. Some men walk in sneakers without laces. Some sport navy blue prison-issue shoes. One wears work boots, still stained with paint. This may be the last time they touch US soil. The Boeing 737 beside them is bound for Guatemala City. In about 30 minutes, the screening process is over and 116 passengers have boarded the plane — first men,...
  • Public university funds students’ DACA renewal application fees

    10/12/2017 1:24:36 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    The College Fix ^ | October 12, 2017 | by DREW VAN VOORHIS
    San Diego State University has set aside a large chunk of money to pay for its students’ Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals application renewal fees. Officials at the the public university allocated $130,000 to fund the renewal application fees, which run $495 apiece. “This is a one time funding allocation not to exceed $130,000 and will be given to the SDSU Economic Crisis Response Team. This could fund up to 262 student DACA renewals which we are told by the University would be sufficient,” D. Hayden Willis, vice president of financial affairs at SDSU, wrote in a Sept. 25 memo...
  • Man in U.S. Illegally Arrested for Murdering South Carolina High School Girl

    10/10/2017 3:35:05 PM PDT · by pissant · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10.09.17 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Sheriff’s Office in Greenville County, South Carolina, has confirmed that immigration services determined a man accused of shooting and killing a local high school girl was in the U.S. illegally. Officials arrested 19-year-old Daniel De Jesus Rangel Sherrer and charged him with the murder of 18-year-old Diana Martinez-Gonzalez, who was found shot to death last week in a patch of woods along the 400 block of Saluda Dam Road in Easley, South Carolina. Deputies said they received a call from a friend of the victim who was “frantic” over the crime, according to Fox Carolina. At a recent press...
  • Santa Clara County and its employees sue Trump over DACA

    10/10/2017 12:38:49 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    San Jose Mercury-News ^ | October 10, 2017 | By TATIANA SANCHEZ
    Following suit with the city of San Jose and jurisdictions across the country that have vowed to protect young “Dreamers,” Santa Clara County and its employees on Tuesday will announce a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. Officials with Santa Clara County and the local Service Employees International Union will announce the lawsuit at the county government center later today. It’s the first lawsuit in the nation filed jointly by an employer and a labor union on behalf of DACA beneficiary employees, according to the county. There were 1,740 DACA recipients...
  • Nancy Pelosi won’t rule out voting against spending bills to strike DACA deal

    10/09/2017 1:55:09 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 9, 2017 | By Ed O'Keefe
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dismissed President Trump’s new hard-line immigration proposals as “a complete non-starter” Monday, adding that her caucus may withhold support for must-pass spending bills later this year if Congress can’t reach agreement on how to protect “dreamers” from deportation. “I fully intend to use every possibility” to strike a deal on the status of young immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Pelosi said. But, she added: “We’re not at that place yet. Right now, we’re trying to get Republicans to vote on what we believe.” House Democrats are pushing an up-or-down...
  • Gutierrez: Immigration Proposals Extension of 'White Supremacist Agenda'

    10/09/2017 9:57:34 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2017 | Courtney O'Brien
    We barely had time to forget Rep. Luis Gutierrez's (D-IL) shameful attack on Chief of Staff John Kelly's military service, before he stuck his foot in his mouth again. President Trump released his new immigration demands Sunday night, informing Congress that any new deal must include funding for a border wall. In exchange for an extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the president wants to see a a crackdown on sanctuary cities, thousands more Customs and Border Patrol agents and progress on the border wall. As expected, Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi decried the...
  • ICE to “Sanctuary State” California: “You Can’t Stop Us”

    10/09/2017 4:41:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2017 | Arthur Schaper
    Californians by a wide margin oppose sanctuary cities. A UC Berkeley study codified these findings for the reading public, as a nearly 80% of respondents from all political leanings opposed policies forbidding cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities. Why should anyone be surprised? These sanctuary city policies amount to nothing more than dangerous posturing from desperate, self-serving, predominantly Democratic politicians.SB 54, officially presented as “The California Values Act”, will bar essential contact between California law enforcement officers and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Normally, ICE issues detainers to local jails, and law enforcement officers release the names of...
  • Jerry Brown signs California immigration bills into law

    10/05/2017 12:47:37 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 30 replies
    San Jose Mercury-News ^ | October 5, 2017 | By KATY MURPHY
    ... A sampling of immigration bills signed into law: ‘Sanctuary state’: aims to prevent local law enforcement officers from assisting with a promised crackdown on illegal immigration. Landlords and housing: will make it illegal for landlords to use someone’s real or perceived immigration status against them. Workplace raids: would require an employer to require proper court documents before allowing immigration agents access to the workplace or to employee information. ‘Dreamer’ and student protections: prevents schools from collecting information about the immigration status of students or their families. Immigration detention centers: places a moratorium on new or renewed contracts between local...
  • Jerry Brown signs bill making California a sanctuary state

    10/05/2017 11:45:34 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 55 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 5, 2017 | By Melody Gutierrez
    SACRAMENTO — California will beef up protections for undocumented immigrants beginning in January under a controversial new law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Thursday to create a statewide sanctuary policy. Brown signed the bill and 10 other immigration-related bills on the same day as a critical deadline for immigrants aided by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, who must file by Thursday for a final two-year extension before the program is phased out.
  • Weekly Update: Court Victory!

    09/30/2017 9:41:08 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | Sept 29, 2017 | Tom Fitton
    Court Will Review Clinton Emails over Trump Administration Objections Illegal Immigration Costs U.S. Taxpayers a Stunning $134.9 Billion a Year Court Will Review Clinton Emails over Trump Administration Objections Nearly three years ago, Judicial Watch lawsuits forced the Obama administration to disclose Hillary Clinton’s use of unauthorized electronic devices to conduct government business. Incredibly, we’re still fighting for basic information to this day – and against agencies nominally being run by appointees of President Donald Trump. But we continue to make progress in our historic Clinton investigations. For example, we announced this week that a federal judge will personally...
  • Undocumented and unbothered

    09/29/2017 7:28:42 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    Daily Illini - University of Illinois ^ | September 28, 2017 | by James Boyd
    In Ana Rodas’ room, right next to her closet, she’s pinned a quote that reads, “With God all things are possible.” The small decoration is just one element of a space that is not only adorned with words of encouragement but also pictures, letters and anything else Rodas holds dear to her heart. Rodas, senior in FAA, has made a lot of sacrifices to get to this point. As an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, she is now within less than a year of graduating from the University. Rodas has spent 15 years living in the United States, and although she...
  • ICE's 'Operation Safe City' results in more than 100 arrests of undocumented immigrants in Philly

    09/29/2017 7:15:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    Philly Voice ^ | September 28, 2017 | by Joe Kopp
    Federal immigration officials arrested 107 undocumented immigrants living in Philadelphia during a four-day operation that targeted sanctuary cities, where local law enforcement agencies are not complying with federal immigration orders. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement teams arrested 498 individuals from 42 countries as part of a national operation dubbed "Safe City." More individuals were arrested in Philadelphia than in any of the other nine municipalities where the operation took place. Nationwide, the individuals arrested included 317 people with criminal convictions, 68 immigration fugitives and 104 people who had previously been deported. An additional 18 people were known gang members. Among...
  • Montco-Based Asplundh Tree Expert to Pay $95 Million Fine, Largest Ever in an Immigration Case

    09/28/2017 6:41:51 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 22 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | 9-28-17 | Brian X. McCrone
    A Pennsylvania-based company has agreed to pay $95 million in criminal fines for illegally employing undocumented immigrants. The judgment is the largest of its kind in U.S. history, federal prosecutors said. Asplundh Tree Expert, based in Willow Grove and described by federal officials as one of the largest privately-held companies in the country, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Philadelphia, agreeing to an $80 million criminal forfeiture money judgment and a $15 million civil payment. The scheme to unlawfully employ undocumented immigrants was perpetrated throughout the ranks of Asplundh from 2010 to December 2014, according to a statement from...