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Border Roundup: First court hearing on SB 1070; migrant deaths rise

The first court hearing on SB 1070 was held Thursday. The arguments presented will be supplemented by those to be heard on July 22. As the lawsuits begin, the effects of the new law are felt on the ground in Arizona. ... Read more»

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Jul 17, 2010, 10:53 am
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The census Bureau Dr. Robert Groves director didn’t even deny there could be over 18 million illegal people squatting here, whereas the Liberal press still insists that we are only co-inhabiting with 11 million or so. Americans have been articulated that the fence is near completion—this is more BS. This isn’t even the actual fence as originally enacted into law as of the 2006 Secure Fence Act.  Underfunded, it was cut to one fence, instead of two equivalent fences.


What is coming is plain unadulterated—AMNESTY and nothing more. That you the taxpayer will inherit the huge costs, and even when this does come to a head—MILLIONS MORE WILL STILL KEEP COMING, WHEREVER BY LAND, SEA OR AIR. It’s imperative we remove all those pro-amnesty, anti-sovereignty lawmakers, before November. Start with Sen. Harry Reid, who has a large proportion of illegal workers and families living in Nevada. Because of the dire consequences of illegal immigration growth, we must be careful to watch who is voting in the mid-term elections. Nevada has the welcome mat for foreign nationals, that have infected the entertainment and construction industry, with a state fighting massive deficits. Arizona,  on the other hand cannot continue to subsidize the illegal aliens who have congregated there, with a police force that is unable to contain the spreading crime wave. Across this nation absentee ballots are easily compromised and illegal immigrants may try to vote keep corrupt incumbents in Washington. Now is the very time to warn you’re federal, state representatives that you as a voter in watching their every move. Call to determine where they stand on what is sadly called Immigration Reform at 202-224-3121

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Jul 17, 2010, 10:55 am
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What immigration reform means? The last Amnesty was a travesty of the “Rule of Law” We are still paying for the 1986 Simpson-Mazzoli bill. When this law was sanctioned, it was supposedly contained employer enforcement? The law was ignored and millions still came to America, drawn by jobs. Only a permanent, federally mandated E-VERIFY in the workplace can begin to remove illegal workers out of America by ATTRITION. The 3 million who were legitimized turned into about 6 million, along with the “Chain migration” so that immediate family members could join the original sponsor. The guarantors signed a declaration that those they sponsored wouldn’t become a welfare liability. This didn’t materialize and the chain migration family members, ended up a taxpayers problem. The same law that we inherited to stay any more new illegal arrivals, has been absolute BS. Since 1986 we are still being invaded by millions?

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