Sunday, October 01, 2006

Weekend Roundup

Immigration activist defying ruling -- Yahoo! News (The Sierra Times)
The latest on Elvira Arellano -- the lawsuit filed by Pastor Slim Coleman on behalf of her son, Saul, has been dismissed by a federal judge.

Mexico will try to persuade Bush not to sign border fence bill (KVOA Tucson)
Mexico's Foreign Secretary, Luis Ernesto Derbez, announced that Mexico will try to "dissuade" President Bush from signing the border fence legislation that passed the Senate at the last minute on Friday, mentioning the alleged "friendship" between our countries.

Rep. Pearce calls for mass deportations (AZCentral)
And draws criticism from Democrats and Hispanic activists for mentioning the Eisenhower-era program called Operation Wetback.

Patchwork immigration laws hurt all our citizens (The Patriot-News)
One man's opinion. I heartily disagree. Read it for yourself.

Ex-agent: checks shirked on illegal (East Valley Tribune)
"Methods that could have prevented an illegal immigrant from Mexico from working at a Scottsdale school where he is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl went unchecked, an immigration expert says."

Mexicans' numbers surging in region (Press of Atlantic City)
"A surge of Mexican immigrants is changing the ethnic makeup of this region's Hispanic population. Mexican immigration, much of it illegal, has grown steadily since 1990. But it has spiked sharply within the past five years, doubling the Mexican population in parts of this region, according to U.S. Census Bureau data."

Immigration activists get decree from mayor (Sign on San Diego)
"Mayor Nick Inzunza declared National City an immigrant sanctuary in a proclamation he presented to immigrants rights activists during dueling rallies that brought about 400 people to City Hall yesterday."

H/T Immigration News Daily, VDARE Blog


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