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  • Secret Anti-Immigration Blogger's Name Exposed

    09/03/2015 9:32:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    The Local ^ | 02 Sep 2015
    'Julia Caesar', an anonymous right-wing blogger who has blasted Swedish journalists for writing an "epoch of lies" about the benefits of immigration, is herself a former reporter for Sweden's biggest broadsheet, Dagens Nyheter, according to a Swedish tabloid. The controversial writer, who has sought to keep her identity secret, has been causing a huge stir on social media since 2010. Her blog posts lay into mainstream politicians and what she describes as "the corrupt media" for promoting what she argues is an "epoch of lies" about immigration. They also praise the rise of the nationalist Sweden Democrat Party. "It simply...
  • Jorge Ramos Illustrates Why Trump’s Border Wall Is Utterly Pointless

    09/03/2015 4:53:08 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 85 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3 Sep 2015 | Matt Wilstein
    During his press conference in New York on Thursday, Donald Trump reiterated his dedication to building a massive wall along the entire southern border of the United States with Mexico. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos thinks this idea is not merely absurd but also a “complete waste of time and money.” “As you can imagine, for the last few days, I’ve been thinking a lot about Donald Trump and his plan to deport more than 11 million undocumented immigrants from the United States,” Ramos said in a segment for his Fusion show America, following his confrontation with the GOP frontrunner a...
  • Federal Court: Illegal Immigrant And Convicted Felon Can’t Be Deported Because He’s Transgender

    09/03/2015 4:16:25 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 3, 2015 | Blake Neff
    A federal appeals court has ruled that an illegal immigrant and convicted felon can’t be deported back to Mexico because he identifies as a transgender woman, which leaves him vulnerable to torture back in his home country. Edin Carey Avendano-Hernandez was born male in Mexico, and claims to have been raped by his brothers and suffered other torments. In 2000, he illegally entered the U.S. and took up residence in Fresno, California. Avendano-Hernandez also started taking female hormones and began living openly as a woman in 2005. In 2006, he committed two separate drunk driving offenses, the second of which...
  • PGA cancels Grand Slam of Golf event at Trump course

    09/03/2015 1:02:25 PM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 48 replies
    the hill ^ | 09/03/15 | Mark Hencsh
    The PGA is canceling its annual Grand Slam of Golf tournament this year following a disagreement with presidential contender Donald Trump. The event was slated to be held in October at the GOP front-runner's Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles. But the PGA decided in July to move the tournament after Trump made controversial statements about illegal immigration. On Thursday, the PGA said they were unable to find another venue in time.
  • La Raza Backs Jeb, Slams Trump for English Language Patriotism

    09/03/2015 10:34:03 AM PDT · by drpix · 46 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 9/3/15 | Julia Hahn
    In a Spanish-language address, Bush declared, “El hombre no es conservador,” which–in English–translates to, “The man [i.e. Trump] is not conservative.” Trump replied by asserting that if Bush wants to be a leader, “he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States.” ... Trump’s call for language patriotism, however, received a stinging rebuke from the ethnic advocacy group La Raza. “Every time Donald Trump opens his mouth he widens the gulf between the Republican Party and Latino voters. Today is no exception,” said La Raza spokesperson Lisa Navarrette.
  • The shocking truth about Donald Trump: He’s actually the least terrifying GOP candidate

    09/03/2015 9:37:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 81 replies
    Salon ^ | September 3, 2015 | Conor Lynch
    With all of the outrageous and downright offensive remarks that have been regurgitated by Donald Trump over the past few months, the most logical forecast made by political analysts was that his campaign would implode, sooner than later, as so many have before. Like the stock market, Trump 2016 seems to be based on a bubble of irrational emotions — in this case fear — and at any moment, that bubble could burst. Today, however, it’s looking more and more like Trump’s lead in the polls is not going to burst anytime soon, and that the man who seems to...
  • Muslims threaten Europe’s Christian identity, Hungary’s leader says

    09/03/2015 9:17:32 AM PDT · by NRx · 43 replies
    WaPo ^ | 09-03-2015 | Rick Noack
    ...On Thursday, Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper published an op-ed by Orban in which he claimed that he was defending European Christianity against a Muslim influx by stopping thousands of refugees from leaving Hungary. “Everything which is now taking place before our eyes threatens to have explosive consequences for the whole of Europe,” he wrote in the op-ed. "We must acknowledge that the European Union’s misguided immigration policy is responsible for this situation." "We shouldn’t forget that the people who are coming here grew up in a different religion and represent a completely different culture. Most are not Christian, but Muslim.......
  • The Changing Immigration Labor Landscape

    09/03/2015 7:22:48 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 11 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | September 2, 2015 | Dan Cadman
    When provisions were added to the Immigration and Nationality Act in 1986 that forbid the hiring (or referring for a fee) of an alien unauthorized to work in the United States, people thought it would be a game-changer. The prohibitions were accompanied by civil fines and even criminal penalties for repeat offenders.The "employer sanctions" laws, as they are usually described, also included prohibitions on "use of labor through contract", reflecting legislators' awareness that without them, employers would try to skirt the law forbidding hiring of illegal aliens by claiming they were contract employees, or by conveniently using subcontractors to do...
  • Europe sells the hangman's rope - again: The continent is hoping the crocodile will eat it last

    09/03/2015 6:56:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/03/2015 | James Lewis
    It was V.I. Lenin who sneered that the last capitalist would sell communists the rope to hang him with. That's what happened in the Soviet Empire, which ran Eastern Europe for half a century. But even in the 1930s most European nations were ready to surrender preemptively to the Nazi war machine. Today Europe has suicidally imported more than 50 million Muslims -- just as Obama wants us to do here. With America failing to provide international leadership, Europe has simply collapsed and surrendered -- hoping the crocodile will eat it last. Remember how well that worked the last...
  • Culture Trumps Economics, cont... Mark Steyn

    09/03/2015 12:40:30 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 11 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 2 Sep 2015 | Mark Steyn
    I don't really care for arguments about the economic benefits of immigration - for the simple reason that culture trumps economics. Somewhere in After America, I quote a particularly fatuous slab of happy talk on the subject: 'Sober-minded economists reckon that the potential gains from freer global migration are huge,' writes Philippe Legrain in Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them. 'The World Bank reckons that if rich countries allowed their workforce to swell by a mere three per cent by letting in an extra 14 million workers from developing countries between 2001 and 2025, the world would be $356 billion a...
  • Changing America By Changing Its Demographics

    09/03/2015 3:07:10 AM PDT · by RightSideNews · 26 replies
    Right Side News ^ | September 3, 2015 | Col. Tom Snodgrass (Ret.)
    The Obama Regime Has Been Using An American Foreign Good-Will Program To Unbalance Local U.S. Demographics By Col. Tom Snodgrass (Ret.), Right Side News Refugee Resettlement Program Background The United States’ history of admitting refugees in an organized humanitarian program dates to 1948 when the U.S. Congress enacted the Displaced Persons Act to provide for the admission of 400,000 displaced Europeans in the far-reaching wake of World War II. Later laws provided for the admission of thousands of dissent refugees fleeing the Communist regimes of Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, Korea, China, and Cuba. The fall of Saigon to the communists in 1975 immediately...
  • BEN CARSON: BORDERS MUST BE SEALED TO KEEP TERRORISTS OUT; ILLEGALS SHOULD BE GIVEN PATH TO AMNESTY

    09/02/2015 7:15:18 PM PDT · by Amntn · 153 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/2/15 | BREITBART NEWS
    On Wednesday, Dr. Ben Carson said America’s borders must be sealed to protect against terrorism and told a prominent group of Latino elected officials that he also supports giving illegal immigrants a path to legalization and eventual citizenship. Addressing the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in Nevada, Carson said that “the reason that I think we need to seal our borders completely… all of our borders–north, south, east, and west–is not so much because I’m afraid of somebody from Honduras.” “I’m afraid of someone from Syria who wants to bomb us, who wants to do bad...
  • DOJ Accuses U.S. Biz of Discrimination for Requiring Proof of Work Eligibility [I-9]

    09/02/2015 6:39:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    In its crusade to protect and assist illegal immigrants, the Obama administration has accused an American company of discrimination for requiring employees to furnish proof that they are eligible to work legally in the United States.You know the nation is in trouble when a U.S. business gets investigated by its own government for following the law. The case involves a Nebraska meat packing company that demanded workers to furnish proof of immigration status for the federal employment eligibility verification process. The Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) went after the company, accusing it of engaging in employment discrimination.In particular the DOJ’s...
  • Shocker: Communists blame Obama for Europe's immigration crisis

    09/02/2015 5:38:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 09/02/2015 | Aaron Klein
    While not mentioning President Obama by name, the official newspaper of the Workers World Party squarely blamed the U.S.-led intervention in Libya and what it calls “subversion” in Syria for the illegal immigrant crisis currently facing Europe. “What drove this crisis to unprecedented heights was NATO’s bombing, invasion and subversion of Libya and Syria, starting in 2011,” stated the Workers World Weekly newspaper in an editorial. The Workers World Party is a Marxist-Leninist communist party in the United States.The rhetoric on the immigration issue in Europe is a departure from the standard leftist claim that so-called global warming is the...
  • More Than Half of Immigrants on Public Assistance

    09/02/2015 6:01:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | September 1 2015 | Steven Hayward
    51 percent of immigrant households—both legal and illegal—receive some kind of public assistance, versus just 30 percent of native households. Whether immigrants contribute more to total economic activity or public revenues greater than they receive in benefits is not addressed in this report, and remains a subject of fierce controversy. ... This study is the first in recent years to examine immigrant (legal and illegal) and native welfare use using the Census Bureau’s Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). While its complexity makes it difficult to use, the survey is widely regarded as providing the most accurate picture of...
  • Majority of Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

    09/02/2015 6:51:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/02/2015 | Mark Krikorian
    A new report by my colleague Steven Camarota finds that most immigrant households use welfare. That immigrants receive taxpayer-funded benefits at higher rates than the native-born isn’t a new finding. But previous research (including by CIS) has never found such a high rate. The reason is that Camarota used a different Census Bureau data source, the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), that is more difficult to use but, as its name suggests, provides the most comprehensive view of welfare use (a.k.a “program participation”). The study shows that 51 percent of immigrant-headed households use at least one welfare...
  • Cheapening, Devaluing, and Diluting Citizenship

    09/02/2015 4:00:04 AM PDT · by TexasGunRunner · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/2/2015 | Brian T. Carter
    September 2, 2015 Cheapening, Devaluing, and Diluting Citizenship By Brian T. Carter Yusef is a five-year-old United States citizen. His parents aren't U.S. citizens. He speaks no English. He doesn't dress or act like an American. He doesn’t remember America. Abdul is Yusef's brother and also a U.S. citizen. He understands very little English. He speaks, reads, and writes in Arabic. At age 14, he obsesses about football, but not American football. He has no memories of Georgia. Around 1999, their father attended Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia on a student visa. Abdul was born while the family...
  • A Note to the Republican Elite (vanity)

    09/01/2015 8:35:21 PM PDT · by BobL · 42 replies
    (none) | Sept. 1, 2015 | (self)
    Hello Karl Rove and people that think like him and write columns telling us that we're "low information", "idiots", "crazies", "idol worshipers", and otherwise uninformed because we support Trump. To start with, I don't know the numbers, but I suspect that most people on this site are like me and have closely followed politics FOR DECADES and therefore can go toe-to-toe with anyone in the Republican ruling class. Maybe other sites, like Yahoo or whatever, are filled with "low information voters", but NOT THIS SITE. So I could spend an hours (or days, or months) parsing just about every line...
  • MSNBC Contributor Attacks GOP 'Patriotism': 'Undermining Security of Nation'

    02/23/2015 3:12:30 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In a classic example of phony political jujitsu, an MSNBC contributor has tried to turn the patriotism issue back against Republicans. Appearing on today's Ed Show, Steve Clemons attacked the "patriotism" of GOP congressional leaders, accusing them of "undermining the security of the nation." This because Republicans have attached amendments to the DHS funding bill denying funds for President Obama's executive amnesty. Of course neither Clemons nor Schultz revealed that in a potential DHS "shutdown," all essential personnel, including those at TSA, Customs and Border, Secret Service, FEMA and Coast Guard, would continue to work. Only non-essential personnel, mainly office...
  • Iran Deal on the Verge of Senate Success (Updated) (Video)

    09/01/2015 7:31:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 42 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 9/1/15 | Niels Leniewski
    The Democratic senator who holds the seat long occupied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has put the Obama administration on the verge of victory on the Iran deal.Sen. Chris Coons announced on the campus of the University of Delaware Tuesday that he would provide the 33rd vote against a resolution of disapproval for the P5+1 nuclear agreement with Iran. That puts the agreement one vote short of the number needed to sustain a presidential veto.Coons began his speech to an abundance of local television cameras by expressing concerns about provisions of the deal, including enforcement mechanisms.(video at link)“I...
  • Many Hispanics want Pope Francis to address Trump on immigration

    09/01/2015 7:26:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/01/2015 | By Mary Jordan
    Karla Perez loves Pope Francis. Like her, he’s a native Spanish speaker. He is also the first Latin American to lead the Catholic Church, and he talks easily about soccer and prefers public buses to luxury cars. Most of all, though, Perez loves this pope because he has made better treatment of immigrants a centerpiece of his two-year-old papacy. She hopes, as do many of the nearly 30 million Hispanic Catholics in the country, that this month’s visit by Francis will change the tone of the nation’s divisive immigration debate. “I’m an immigrant myself, and I hear politicians saying they...
  • U.S. Ambassador: 17,000 Syrian Refugees Waiting to Come Here

    09/01/2015 1:51:26 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    CNS News ^ | August 31, 2015 | Sam Dorman
    U.S. Ambassador Brett McGurk said that 17,000 Syrian refugees have applied to enter the U.S. and that the nation will likely take in “more” of them next year. “We took in about 1,500 last year. We think we’ll take in more next year,” McGurk, who serves as the deputy special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, said Sunday on Meet the Press with Chuck Todd. McGurk’s comments came in response to Todd’s question about whether the U.S. would increase the number of refugees it takes in from Syria. “The United States takes in more refugees than any...
  • The Bible and Immigration

    09/01/2015 12:32:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 1, 2015 | Susan Stamper Brown
    People are tempted to blur moral lines when it comes to feel-good things like immigration. Last year, President Obama wanted us to support his views so desperately he pulled the Christianity card out of his back pocket, attempting to tie a moral equivalent to his immigration policies and the Mary and Joseph story. Obama's version included a made-up scripture: "The good book says don't throw stones in glass houses" and a couple other choice misquotes. It would be swell to allow every Tom, Dick or Harry into the U.S., or any Mohamud, Osman, and Abil -- in the case of...
  • Four day sweep in Southern California turns up hundreds of illegal alien felons

    09/01/2015 10:30:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/01/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    With all the stories we wind up covering which involve illegal aliens being caught, released, and left to roam around, it’s nice to see a report of ICE going out there and getting something done. That was apparently the case in Southern California this week, where agents were rude enough to identify hundreds of illegal immigrants with felony records (including murder), round them up and schedule them to exit the country. More than 240 people were taken into federal custody last week across Southern California after a four-day sweep for immigrants with criminal records in the country illegally, authorities...
  • Anchor Babies on Trial in Texas

    09/01/2015 8:49:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Townh ^ | 09/01/2015 | Phyllis Schlafly
    A federal case moving to trial in Texas could provide a means to stop the practice of extending automatic U.S. citizenship to children born to illegal aliens. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently called for legislation to end that unpopular practice, which polls show Americans oppose by more than 2 to 1, and even Jeb Bush admitted that it’s perfectly legitimate to call those children "anchor babies." The Pew Research Center estimated that 340,000 children are born annually to citizens of Mexico and other foreign countries who are living illegally in the United States, and that doesn’t include children born...
  • Camp of the Apocalypse

    09/01/2015 8:14:44 AM PDT · by Nelson Hultberg · 7 replies
    Americans for a Free Republic ^ | 8-30-15 | Nelson Hultberg
    “The West is empty, even if it has not yet become really aware of it. An extraordinarily inventive civilization, surely the only one capable of meeting the challenges of the third millennium, the West has no soul left.” “At every level – nations, races, cultures, as well as individuals – it is always the soul that wins the decisive battles. It is only the soul that forms the weave of gold and brass from which the shields that save the strong are fashioned. I can hardly discern any soul in us.” So wrote the great French novelist, Jean Raspail, in...
  • Farmers: Trump 'terrible for agriculture'

    09/01/2015 5:28:18 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 94 replies
    Politico ^ | 09/01/2015 | Bill Tomson
    Even before real-estate mogul Donald Trump called undocumented immigrants "rapists and murderers" who "have to go," California contractor Carlos Castańeda was having difficulty hiring enough workers to pick celery and squash. Now Castańeda and others fear Trump's talk about erecting a "big beautiful wall" at the border and deporting millions could make it near impossible to find the guest workers they need, and who would obtain legal status under most comprehensive reforms bills. "There are growers out there screaming for labor," said Castańeda, a farm labor contractor in San Luis Obispo County in central California. "The people who are coming...
  • Poll reveals huge majority support mandatory deporting of illegals

    09/01/2015 5:40:15 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Thomas Lifson
    The headline from Investor’s Business Daily on their own poll uses the word “shock” – “Shock Poll: 59% Back Trump On Deportation of Illegals.” But as Jared Peterson wrote on these pages yesterday, for the last two years Rasmussen polling has demonstrated a huge gap between the overwhelming majority of Americans and the political establishment of the GOP on immigration policy. The IBD polling, which mentions mandatory deportation, reinforces this stunning disconnect between politicians and the people they supposedly serve, a chasm that Donald Trump has spotted and used to his huge advantage. IBD editorializes: The latest IBD/TIPP Poll asked...
  • Mass Legal Immigration Will Finish Conservatism [1 Million Green Cards Per Year!!!]

    08/31/2015 10:39:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | August 31, 2015
    Mass Legal Immigration Will Finish Conservatism by MARK KRIKORIAN August 31, 2015 Conservative luminaries have been warning that Donald Trump poses a threat to the Republican party and to the political future of conservativism. Charles Krauthammer has called him “political poison.” Fred Barnes says Trump has “made the GOP’s future dicey.” George Will thunders characteristically that “every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican presidency.” All this may be true. Trump is indeed a braggart who goes out of his way to antagonize people — not a winning approach in...
  • “I’ll put them in camps”: Rand Paul mocks GOP field for hardline rhetoric towards illegals

    08/31/2015 3:19:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/31/2015 | AllahPundit
    A nice catch by Sam Stein of HuffPo from Rand’s interview with Boston Herald Radio. Skip to around 11:00 for the key bit.I … did not expect a competition between Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul over who could conjure up a better Nazi allusion for Republicans. Or rather, I didn’t expect it until the election turned to foreign policy. “There have been a lot of dumb ideas put out,” Paul said, speaking with Boston Herald Radio. “One that the Mexicans will pay for a wall, [which] was probably the dumbest of dumb ideas. But putting a wall up between...
  • Obama administration pays $400,000 for harassing ICE attorney trying to enforce immigration law.

    08/31/2015 6:32:12 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 8 replies
    Newsworks ^ | 8/30/2015 | Julia Preston
    Patricia M. Vroom is the top attorney for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in Arizona. When the Obama administration initiated its unilateral policy of “prosecutorial discretion”, allowing illegal immigrants to remain in the U.S. as long they have not yet been convicted of a serious felony crime, they found attorney Vroom too slow in authorizing the release of illegal aliens who had committed crimes in the U.S. but did not yet meet the administration’s high threshold for seeking deportation of such undocumented aliens. U.S. immigration law, as enacted by Congress pursuant to the Constitution, provides that any...
  • Chilling Trump video attacks Bush for calling illegal immigration ‘act of love’

    08/31/2015 1:17:32 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/31/15 | Philip Rucker
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump released a chilling video Monday attacking opponent Jeb Bush for once suggesting that undocumented immigrants entered the United States as "an act of love." The 15-second video, which Trump posted to Instagram and Twitter, begins with the text: "Jeb Bush's Thoughts on Illegal Immigration." It plays sound of Bush, a former Florida governor, saying of undocumented immigrants, "Yes, they broke the law, but it's not a felony. It's an act of love." Over the sound of Bush talking, with harrowing music playing, the Trump video flashes mug shots of Francisco Sanchez, who was charged in...
  • Jeb Bush Jabs Donald Trump on Immigration

    08/31/2015 11:18:27 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/31/15 | David Siegel
    Washington (CNN)On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush once again went after Donald Trump head on, taking aim at the front-runner's policy proposals for dealing with immigration. "He wants everyone deported, which would tear family lives asunder," Bush told New York radio talk show host John Catsimatidis, later calling Trump's plans "unconstitutional."
  • On Deportation: A Modest Proposal [Here's something even liberals will like]

    08/31/2015 7:33:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/31/2015 | Tom Trinko
    Liberals and the MSM constantly tell us that illegals are good for the country, that they are hardworking and pay their own way. As a result, we're told that it would be wrong to deport them. Given that "reality," even staunch conservatives should agree with the following: let's let any illegal who works hard and pays his own way stay. If illegals are all that Democrats say they are, illegals will never cross the path of any government organization and won't burden honest Americans financially. In light of that, let's consider the following deportation solution: any illegal who costs the...
  • Mass LEGAL Immigration Will Finish Conservatism

    08/31/2015 7:26:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/31/2015 | Mark Krikorian
    Conservative luminaries have been warning that Donald Trump poses a threat to the Republican party and to the political future of conservativism. Charles Krauthammer has called him “political poison.” Fred Barnes says Trump has “made the GOP’s future dicey.” George Will thunders characteristically that “every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican presidency.” All this may be true. Trump is indeed a braggart who goes out of his way to antagonize people — not a winning approach in electoral politics. And he’s shown little real commitment to conservative principles —...
  • Jorge Ramos: Kate's Law "Completely Unfair" To "Millions" Of Illegals

    08/31/2015 3:20:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 81 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 31, 2015 | Tony Lee
    Univision’s Jorge Ramos, the left-wing activist who confronted Donald Trump in Iowa last week and tried to make Trump’s press conference all about him and his pet causes, told CNN this weekend that Kate’s Law is “completely unfair” to millions of illegal immigrants.
  • Donald Trump: U.S. Treats Illegals Better than Vets

    08/30/2015 9:53:28 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 89 replies
    Brietbart ^ | August 30, 2015 | Tony Lee
    On Saturday, GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said illegal immigrants are treated better than Wounded Warriors and veterans in America. Speaking in Nashville at a National Federation of Republican Assemblies event, Trump said that “illegal immigrants, in many cases–not in all cases, but in many cases–are treated better than our veterans, who are the greatest people we have.” Trump spoke about some of the horrors veterans have had to face in accessing basic medical care and services and vowed that veterans would be treated like first-class citizens under a Trump administration.
  • Hungary slams 'groundless' French criticism of border barrier

    08/30/2015 9:33:48 PM PDT · by Mariner · 7 replies
    AFP ^ | August 30th, 2015 | Unattributed
    Budapest (AFP) - Hungary on Sunday lashed out at French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius over his criticism of the country's new anti-migrant border barrier, accusing him of "shocking and groundless" judgements. In an interview with French radio Sunday morning Fabius said the razor-wire barrier, which runs the length of Hungary's border with Serbia, does "not respect Europe's common values". Fabius also called "scandalous" the attitude of "a certain number of European countries, particularly in the east" who oppose a quota scheme for the distribution of migrants across EU member states. He did not name the countries targeted by that remark....
  • Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

    08/30/2015 6:31:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 95 replies
    AFP Via Yahoo News ^ | 08/30/2015 | Ramon Sahmkow
    Washington (AFP) - Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. "What Trump is doing is political suicide," says Patricio Zamorano, executive director of the consulting firm Infoamericas.info. Since launching his campaign in June, "The Donald" has catapulted to the top of the Republican polls, ahead of 16 other candidates, and at 28 percent this week he is streaking away from his nearest rival by 16 points. Immigration has dominated the agenda since then, with Trump, 69, promising...
  • This Illegal Immigrant Violently Carjacked A Woman Minutes After Getting Out Of Jail

    08/30/2015 5:06:35 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 64 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/24//2015 | JOSH FATZICK |
    Just minutes after being set free from jail, an illegal immigrant who had already been deported once stole a woman’s car and threatened to kill her. Guaymar Cabrera-Hernandez, 24, had been held in the Montgomery County Detention Center since June before being released Monday afternoon, FOX5 reports. Upon his release, Cabrera-Hernandez approached a woman in the parking lot of a nearby Islamic Education Center and demanded she get out of her car. Cabrera-Hernandez, armed with a knife in one hand and a brick in the other, put the knife to the woman’s throat and forced her out of her car,...
  • Jeb Slams Asian Immigration [semi-satire]

    08/30/2015 9:10:18 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Hectored by Latino illegal immigrants for using the term “anchor baby,” GOP presidential candidate former Florida governor Jeb Bush contended that he was referring to Asian immigrants. “China and India are the real threat,” Bush maintained. “There are over a billion of each of them. That’s enough to totally overwhelm the 300 million Americans living in this country. There are only 125 million Mexicans. Even if every one of them migrated to the United States we’d still outnumber them by a wide margin.” The candidate went on to outline what he called “a strong plan to interdict illegal Asian immigration...
  • Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals

    08/30/2015 8:38:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Bismarck Tribune ^ | August 30, 2015 | Russell Contreras, The Associated Press
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the U.S. over concerns they were taking jobs away from whites despite their legal right to stay. The result: Around 500,000 to 1 million Mexican immigrants and Mexican Americans were pushed out of the country during the...
  • Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico (AP context abuse)

    08/29/2015 6:55:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 29, 2015 6:03 PM EDT | Jamie Stengle
    Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master’s degree at Texas’ Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano. “You start growing your roots and eventually end up staying here,” the 37-year-old said. His path is an increasingly common one: Immigrants from China and India, many with student or work visas, have overtaken Mexicans as the largest groups coming into the U.S., according to U.S. Census Bureau research released in May. The...
  • Trump the Vulgarian (Is there something beyond a "barf alert"?)

    08/29/2015 4:15:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    The Mexico Ledger ^ | August 29 2015 | Eric Bergeson, The Country Scribe
    Can Trump keep it up? When will he implode? What explains his rise in the polls? How do we stop him? The pundits wring their hands. Josh Marshall thinks Trump is a doofus who uses sophisticated military strategy. Peggy Noonan, who penned the phrase "1000 points of light" for George H. W. Bush, declares Trump to be a sign of molecules in motion. Statistician-pundit Nate Silver assures us Trump will meet his doom. Charles Blow has had enough and will no longer mention Trump's name. George Will was moved to pen a glorious sentence which begins, "Every sulphurous belch from...
  • Hey Conservatives, Who Gave Hillary the Secret Memos?

    08/29/2015 3:17:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 29, 2015 | Michael Hausam
    Author’s note: Please be aware this is satirical. I am embarrassed and angry. Someone obviously leaked the secret memos to Hillary Clinton and some serious patch-up work needs to be done. For years, conservatives have been privately instructed on how to put into practice the fact that we all hate women. Those on the inside have been privy to these secret to-do lists and have been responsible for disseminating this information to those outside the circle of trust. These documents were supposed to have been treated with the utmost of care. They obviously weren’t. The two-pronged plan has always been...
  • Hillary: These Republicans want to round up illegals and put them in “boxcars”

    08/29/2015 11:13:43 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 28, 2015 | Allahpundit
    Via Mediaite, a little Nazi allusion to go with yesterday’s terrorism slur from someone who once said, as a United States senator, “I am, you know, adamantly against illegal immigrants.” Not only was she adamantly against illegal immigrants, she called for creating a national entry/exit ID card to keep track of people who’ve been admitted to the country legally — and maybe not just those people. Quote: “Although I’m not a big fan of it, we might have to move towards an ID system even for citizens.” Hillary’s prior support for cracking down on illegals will come up during this...
  • GOP LEADERSHIP’S INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUMMER TOWNHALLS: Ignore Voters on Illegal Immigration and Trade

    08/28/2015 9:45:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | August 28, 2015 | Julia Hahn
    Republican legislators have gotten their messaging instructions from their top leaders: Tout unpopular free-trade measures during the August recess, ignore popular curbs on the migration that saps Americans’ wages. Breitbart News has exclusively obtained an internal August recess messaging instruction set for Republican legislators produced by Sen. John Thune (R-SD), who orchestrates the GOP Senators’ PR pitch. This 20-page messaging instruction manual seems to confirm prior reports by Breitbart News that Republican Congressional leadership has no plans to enact popular immigration reforms to curb large-scale migration. Each August, Senators and Congressmen return home to listen to constituents’ concerns and to...
  • Hillary claimed in 2003 that she was 'adamantly against illegal immigrants'

    08/28/2015 9:34:23 PM PDT · by GilGil · 16 replies
    DailyMail.co.uk ^ | 5/7/2015 | David Martosko
    'I am, you know, adamantly against illegal immigrants,' Clinton told the John Gambling Radio Show in February 2003, when she was in her third year as a U.S. senator. 'Certainly we’ve got to do more at our borders,' she added. 'And people have to stop employing illegal immigrants.' On Tuesday in Las Vegas, however, Hillary told a room full of high school-age illegal immigrants that if she becomes America's next president, 'I will fight for comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship.'
  • Mass immigration will DESTROY Britain if we don't act now, blasts DOUGLAS MURRAY ( United Kingdom )

    08/28/2015 6:36:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Daily Express ^ | Aug 28, 2015 | Douglas Murray
    IT IS now four years since David Cameron promised to reduce immigration into the UK from the hundreds of thousands to “tens of thousands” a year. “No ifs, no buts”, was what the Prime Minister said. But the latest official figures, out yesterday, show he is nowhere near to fulfilling that promise. In fact in the last year immigration into our country reached record highs with net migration reaching a 10-year peak at 330,000 in the year up to March. Thirteen per cent of people in this country now were born abroad. ... the need to speak out has never...
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Press Conference in Norwood, MA (8-28-15)

    08/28/2015 4:37:47 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 93 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 8-28-15 | Donald Trump
    Was not covered by Fox. CNN, MSNBC all there. Think there is a speech to follow.