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  • Activists gear up to help young illegal immigrants remain here under new Obama policy

    07/07/2012 5:18:26 PM PDT · by kevcol · 7 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | July 6, 2012 | Mark Brown
    Ready or not, here they come. Local immigration rights advocates say they will hold a mass workshop Aug. 15 to begin processing young illegal immigrants seeking to remain in the country under the Obama Administration’s new Dream deferral policy. Still unknown is whether there will actually be any actual applications available for them to fill out. Taking literally the president’s June 15 pledge to get the program up and running in 60 days, immigrant groups say they scheduled their workshop to help applicants start completing the paperwork as quickly as possible. If for some reason the program isn’t quite ready...
  • Vidalia Denies Harboring of Illegal Immigrants [fed up citizen sues sanctuary city]

    07/06/2012 7:11:19 AM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    Southeast Georgia Today ^ | July 6, 2012 | news
    July 6-- The city of Vidalia denies charges that it gives illegal immigrants safe harbor by allowing them to live, travel and work in the city. A Twin City resident with a history of filing complaints about illegal immigrants filed the charges with the state's new Immigration Enforcement Review Board. Michael Dale Smith accuses Vidalia Mayor Ronnie Dixon and Lark Builder's owner Bob Moore of having an unwritten policy that allows Lark's immigrant employees who are arrested to be released and allowed to return to work. "I tell you what. Have Mr. Moore show you that identification and see how...
  • State checks nab illegal contractors, immigrants

    07/04/2012 9:55:11 AM PDT · by kevcol · 3 replies
    Williston Herald ^ | June 28, 2012 | Hank Stephenson
    Contractors across Williston got a surprise visit from a team of state inspectors this week, and for a few illegal operators, that meant hefty fines and a visit from Border Patrol. The North Dakota Contractor Compliance Task Force – a group of state officials working for a variety of departments –searched construction sites in Williston on Tuesday and Wednesday, making sure contractors’ papers were in order. “What the attorney general and other elected officials want to do is, in addition to protecting consumers and property owners, to ensure that it is a level playing field for contractors,” said Parrell...
  • Feds tell Border Patrol to run, hide from gunmen

    07/03/2012 4:43:13 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Sunday, July 29, 2012
    <p>Border Patrol agents in Arizona are blasting their bosses for telling them, along with all other Department of Homeland Security employees, to run and hide if they encounter an "active shooter."</p>
  • Two experts say [drunk illegal alien] driver in Denice crash case is not competent to stand trial

    06/28/2012 8:03:45 PM PDT · by kevcol · 2 replies
    Milford Daily News ^ | Jun 28, 2012 | Derek McLean
    Two mental health clinicians have determined that Nicolas Dutan Guaman, charged with killing a Milford man with his truck last year, is not competent to stand trial, Guaman’s lawyer told a Worcester Superior Court judge yesterday. Guaman was evaluated Friday by neuropsychologist Paul Spiers who was hired by the defense; and yesterday by court-appointed psychologist Alan Schonberger, said attorney Peter Ettenberg. While neither doctor has filed a report, both claim that he is incompetent, the attorney told Judge Daniel Wrenn. Ettenberg said that his client does not understand the charges against him or how the court and U.S. legal...
  • Police: [illegal alien] Drunk driver kills unborn child

    06/28/2012 6:29:36 AM PDT · by kevcol · 12 replies
    KAIT8 ^ | June 27, 2012 | Web Staff
    BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) – A 35-year-old illegal immigrant is accused of driving drunk and killing an unborn child after a weekend crash. The Independence County Sheriff's Department filed for and received an affidavit warrant Tuesday through Don McSpadden, the 16th judicial prosecuting attorney, and Chaney Taylor, the Batesville district judge, for the arrest of Ernesto Berdeja. He is charged with negligent homicide and driving while intoxicated. . . . Mundy says Berdeja had pulled in front of the truck with his Hyundai, causing the collision. Berdeja's two female passengers were taken to the White River Medical Center. One of...
  • Levin: SCOTUS immigration decision clears way to sue sanctuary cities, states with in-state tuition

    06/27/2012 4:25:18 AM PDT · by kevcol · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 26, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    “I must tell you that the decision is bizarre,” he said. “It’s not incomprehensible, but it is largely incoherent. I’m extremely disappointed in the chief justice for signing on with this. There is no deal, no reason for him to jump on that side. It was 8-0 on the issue of stopping and checking for documentation in the course of an investigation for possible criminal activity.” However, Levin said, if states can no longer set policies dealing with someone’s immigration status, then sanctuary cities or states may find themselves in hot water. “If this case stands for the point that...
  • Supreme Court has insulted our intelligence with its decision: we’ll give them ours in November

    06/25/2012 9:47:08 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 48 replies ^ | June 25, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    This morning we have once again been reminded that our system of checks and balances no longer functions for the good of the American people. Nine lawyers in the Supreme Court, hiding behind legalese, written by other lawyers has decided that American’s, through our various states, have no right to either enforce the sovereignty and security of our borders or demand that the federal government’s lawyers do so. We don’t count in the cynical view of the lawyers that have wormed their way into controlling our lives essentially “because WE say so.” Oh they claim the United States Constitution sanctions...
  • City of Berkeley will not hold illegal immigrants for minor offenses

    06/24/2012 7:01:43 AM PDT · by kevcol · 24 replies
    The Daily Californian ^ | June 23, 2012 | Karran Moorer
    The Berkeley Police Department announced Tuesday that it will not honor its agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold illegal immigrants who are being detained for minor offenses. At a special meeting of the Berkeley City Council, Police Chief Michael Meehan clarified that a person would have to be determined suspicious — being involved in activities like item intrusion, manipulating or defacing part of an infrastructure, theft, vandalism, or cyber attack — to be detained. The specific terms have yet to be determined. The council decided to send the policy to the city manager to review what qualifies...
  • Illegal Immigrant arrested in St. Tammany (LA) after golf cart, trailer thefts

    06/23/2012 11:19:00 AM PDT · by kevcol · 5 replies
    FOX8 (New Orleans) ^ | June 22, 2012 | Meg Gatto
    Slidell, La. - St. Tammany deputies have arrested an illegal immigrant accused of stealing trailers and golf carts from homeowners' properties over the past year. Right now, 32-year-old Jorge Munguia-Martinez faces one count of theft over $1500. But more charges could be on the way. Investigators call it a brazen, midday heist. "He stole an entire trailer, which was full of merchandise. So he just backed his truck up, hooked the trailer up and took it away," Capt. George Bonnett with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office explained. That was just one of the items deputies say Munguia-Martinez stole....
  • Border Patrol arrests [23 illegal alien] sex offenders

    06/23/2012 10:14:54 AM PDT · by kevcol · 16 replies
    Imperial Valley Press (El Centro, CA) ^ | June 18, 2012 | Chelcey Adami
    Since October 2011, El Centro [CA] Sector Border Patrol agents have arrested 23 criminal sex offenders illegally in the country, according to a press release. All were apprehended near Calexico and are all males with prior felony convictions for sex offenses such as sexual intercourse with a child, rape and sodomy. Many have extensive criminal histories, and all were presented for prosecution on federal immigration charges. Five of those sex offenders, all Mexican nationals, have been convicted and sentenced for illegally entering the United States after being previously removed. They are Filemon Jaimes-Rios who was given six months jail time...
  • Man [illegal alien] jailed for sexually assaulting 6-month-old relative

    06/22/2012 7:10:11 AM PDT · by kevcol · 10 replies
    KLTV7 ^ | June 20, 2012 | Elizabeth Thomas
    CAMP COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A man is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting a six-month-old child. Camp County Sheriff's Office's chief investigator says Ignacio Saldana-Rivera sexually assaulted a six-month-old family member. Officials wouldn't say how the infant is related to Saldana. On June 8, Saldana was arrested for assault family violence and interfering with an emergency phone call. Authorities say this stemmed from the infant's mother calling 911 to report the assault and Saldana allegedly assaulted the woman to keep her from reporting him. After an investigation, the Camp County Sheriff's Office deemed the woman's claims to be...
  • After [illegal alien] drunken driver kills son, mother billed for cleanup

    06/21/2012 10:22:52 AM PDT · by kevcol · 39 replies
    WISTV (Greenville, SC) ^ | June 21, 2012 | news
    GREENVILLE, SC (WYFF) - A drunken driver killed an Upstate women's son last year, and if the grief wasn't enough, she's had to deal with bills associated with the wreck, even for the cost of cleaning up her son's blood. A coroner called Loretta Robinson last June and told her that her oldest son, Justin Walker, died when his car was struck by a drunken driver on White Horse Road. "I never would have imagined getting that call," she said. "Never in one million years expected that." Robinson looked Anna Gonzalez, the accused driver, in the eye in court Tuesday...
  • Snohomish County [illegal alien] child rapist sentenced to 35 years

    06/20/2012 6:41:38 AM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    Q13 Fox News ^ | June 19, 2012 | Dana Rebik
    EVERETT— Enrique Sanchez-Leon, who pleaded guilty May to eight counts of child rape, child molestation, and sexual exploitation of a minor, was sentenced Tuesday to 35 years in prison without the possibility of parole. Sanchez-Leon, 39, an illegal immigrant, was arrested in January for expoiting a "multitude of children," ranging from ages 3 to 16 in his Snohomish County apartment. . . According to court documents, Sanchez-Leon would lure his victims with candy and chocolate milk. Over time he groomed their parents, who trusted him and his ex-girlfriend as baby-sitters. . . The eight counts Sanchez-Leon pleaded guilty to include...
  • Republican Congressman Proposes Bill To Block Obama Illegal Alien Deportation Policy

    06/19/2012 8:51:09 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies
    (The Hill) -- Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) on Monday proposed legislation that would block enforcement of President Obama's new policy of letting certain illegal immigrants request temporary relief from deportation. Schweikert's bill would specifically prohibit the Department of Homeland Security from allowing that relief, which Obama described on Friday as an option for up to 800,000 immigrants who came to the United States illegally at a young age. Schweikert said his bill would prevent Obama from "dictating" immigration law from the White House.
  • North Texas Mom Killed In Wrong-Way Collision [by drunk illegal alien]

    06/18/2012 10:55:00 AM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    CBS (DFW) ^ | June 17, 2012 | news
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Maria Vasquez had just dropped off her nearly 2-year-old son with her father and headed to work. The 33-year-old did not make it far. The Dallas County Sheriff’s office said, around 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning, 21-year-old Santiago Morin-Gonzalez drove a white Ford F-150 the wrong way down northbound Interstate-35E and crashed into oncoming traffic. Vasquez was in a car, caught between two others in the wreckage. Rescue crews were able to free her, but Vasquez’s parents said that, by the time they reached Parkland Memorial Hospital, she had died. “They’re taking it very hard. It’s a loss,...
  • GOP Sen. Rubio says deportation leniency is 'welcome news'

    06/15/2012 11:02:07 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 146 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/15/12 01:07 PM ET | Mike Lillis
    A GOP senator on the short list to be Mitt Romney's running mate is applauding President Obama's move to forgo deportations for some illegal immigrants. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said the more lenient policy is "welcome news" for those immigrants who will benefit, though he was quick to knock the administration for acting unilaterally. “Today’s announcement will be welcome news for many of these kids desperate for an answer, but it is a short term answer to a long term problem," the Cuban-American Rubio said in a statement. "And by once again ignoring the Constitution and going around Congress, this...
  • Fox: US Government to seek work permits for younger illegals

    06/15/2012 6:47:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 16 replies
    Fox News Channel (no link) | 6/15/12
    Per Fox News Channel. Obama Administration announces it will no longer deport younger illegals. Instead, will seek work permits for them to stay in the country.
  • GOP Immigration Hawk Rebuffs Rubio and Rivera DREAM Act Proposals

    06/14/2012 12:32:50 PM PDT · by kevcol · 27 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | June 13, 2012 | Elizabeth Llorente
    One of Congress’s ranking Republicans on immigration says he will not support either of the two measures by fellow Republicans that would spare undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as minors from deportation. Rep. Steve King, the vice chairman of the House immigration subcommittee, told Fox News Latino that measures permitting undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. reward lawbreakers. King, who is from Iowa, said that Florida Rep. David Rivera’s bill, called “Studying Towards Adjusted Residency Status Act,” or STARS – which was introduced in May – “meets the definition of amnesty.” STARS would allow some undocumented students...
  • Immigrant Jail Costs [$70 million/yr in L.A. County to incarcerate illegals]

    06/13/2012 8:12:29 AM PDT · by kevcol · 12 replies
    KFI 640 (L.A.) ^ | June 12, 2012 | KFI NEWS Team
    LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors today agreed to oppose a federal policy that ends reimbursements to local governments for the costs of jailing individuals whose immigration status is unknown. . . The federal government has partially reimbursed the cost of jailing foreign-born inmates whose immigration status is unknown since 1996. But the Department of Justice now says it will reimburse costs only for inmates verified as illegal immigrants by the Department of Homeland Security. . .Last year, Los Angeles County accounted for more than 8 percent of jailed and undocumented illegal immigrants nationwide and 4 percent of...