Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Diversity Toolbox The Constitution and use of 'illegal immigrant' By Leo E. Laurence

Judge sides with illegal aliens against U.S. law officers

Ten face deportation after traffic stop

More Illegal Aliens Ready to Leave U.S.

King-size ideas on immigration By S.A. MILLER

Chris Matthews on Immigration Reform - video

Chris Matthews: “I Don’t Think Democrats Want To Stop” Illegal Immigration by Matt Schneider

Immigration and Washington: What’s next?

After Amnesty: Getting Immigration Reform Right

Immigration overhaul unlikely without shift in public attitudes

National Guard Lists Protecting U.S.-Mexico Border as No. 2 Top Mission in 2010

DREAM Act Defeat Will Hurt Opponents by Alvaro Huerta

In Mexico, only one gun store but no dearth of violence By William Booth

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Immigrants Win Right to Representation NWIRP, ACLU and partners win legal help for mentally disabled immigrants in detention

President Obama Tries to Appease Latinos on DREAM Act

Orrin Hatch Calls Vote On Immigration Bill He Once Co-Sponsored ‘A Cynical Exercise’ by Andrea Christina Nill

Border Patrol’s Battle Against Illicit Activity On Federal Borderlands Suffers From Lack of Resources, Report Says By Edwin Mora

BLM Spurned Chief Ranger's Recommendation to Close National Monument Near Mexican Border for Safety Reasons By Edwin Mora

Not Without a Fight: DREAM Students Refuse to Back Down by Seth Hoy

The Perfidious South,1223.shtm


The New Cesar Chavez: The DREAM’ers

Illegal Immigration and Terrorism Michael Cutler

Dobbs: Obama 'Has Expressed a Very Loathsome View of the American People'

AP Interview: Gov Perdue warns GOP on immigration

Oakland briefs Road Commission to use Web immigration system


The Other Problems with Roy Beck on Immigration David Henderson

New Report Shows Ulterior Motives Behind Arizona’s Immigration Law

Travel warnings issued for Mexico as holidays begin By Diane Smith

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The NAFTA superhighway: the road to annexation - Dominique Doms

Mexico's Forever War Four years into Mexican President Felipe Calderón's assault on the drug cartels, all his country has to show for it is skyrocketing violence. It's time for a different strategy. BY KEVIN CASAS-ZAMORA

Mexican pol negotiated $30 mn ransom with captors

Margaret Krome: Back story on Arizona immigration law outrageous - Margaret Krome

Crackdown on illegal immigrants worries NYPD Commissioner Kelly BY ADAM LISBERG

Immigration enforcement not police's job

Arizona immigration law: Population analysts clash over bill's impact Some say economics, not politics, were main force behind slowdown

Obama, Latino lawmakers take pragmatic view on immigration A path to legal status for illegal residents might not happen soon, the president agrees in a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. But he says he's not giving up.,0,7103250.story

Immigration Accounts for 3/4 of Population Growth

This Just In: Immigration Does Not Reflect Labor Market Conditions By Jeremy Beck

Monday, December 20, 2010

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Mexico in shock at murder of anti-crime campaigner Mexico was reeling on Sunday from the brutal murder of an anti-crime campaigner and the targeting of her family that marked the latest outrages in a bloody drugs war that is claiming 20 lives a day.

To the Surprise of Many, Tourism to Mexico Thus Far in 2010 is Up by 19% Over Last Year by Arthur Frommer

Editorial: Denying a future to immigrant children Not passing the DREAM Act means not helping children who were brought to the U.S. illegally but deserve a chance here. By The Denver Post Read more: Editorial: Denying a future to immigrant children - The Denver Post

Reporters told: Don't say 'illegal immigrant' Journalist group calls for purge of term - everyone innocent until proven guilty

The Illusionary Allure of Immigration “Grand Bargains”: An Analysis of Blue Ribbon Task Forces - Stanley Renshon

Stop the Deportation of 50-Year Permanent Resident Mike Burrows

Ten killed by blast on Mexican oil pipeline

UC San Diego grad student scrambling to avoid deportation Mark Farrales, whose family sought political asylum when he was 10, is to be sent back to the Philippines. The Harvard alumnus hopes Congress will consider a private immigration bill.,0,3308780.story

Dream Act's defeat marks tilt to enforcement Measure was considered a litmus test for the larger issue of immigration reform BY ELIZABETH AGUILERA

Should Arizona Consider Sovereignty in Regards to Illegal Immigration?

Saturday, December 18, 2010

President Obama on the DREAM Act: "My Administration Will Not Give Up" by Kori Schulman

DREAM Act Defeated In The Senate But Illegal Aliens Remain In Country

Obama Lies: 'There was simply no reason not to pass' Dream Act - Illegal Aliens Cry

North American Union: Why the U.S. coverup? Memory hole? Obama administration replaces content of official website

Mexico prison staff suspected in mass escape

Mexico mom killed demanding justice for slain teen Gunmen killed a mother who had been protesting in front of a governor's office in northern Mexico to demand justice for her slain daughter, authorities said Friday. By OLIVIA TORRES

White House delayed rule on guns to Mexico

Death of Young Latino Men in Car Crashes and Homicides Up

50-year permanent resident faces deportation over a stolen tape deck 30 years ago

The Dream Dies: Senate Rejects Immigration Bill

Immigration enforcement unlikely to take extraordinary steps to arrest young people with DREAM Act failure

Christian Leaders Slam DeMint And Kyl For Using Christmas As An Excuse To Kill DREAM Act Vote by Andrea Christina Nill

Thursday, December 16, 2010

ACLU: Immigrant detainee medical care suit settled

Border deaths for illegal immigrants hit record high in Arizona sector The number of bodies recovered in the Tucson sector hit a record high in fiscal 2010, even as the number of illegal immigrants crossing the border declined.

30,000 killed in Mexico's drug violence since 2006

US, Mexico commission meets on border violence

Bob Dane - A How To Guide for Becoming a DREAM Act Beneficiary

Hazelton Mayor Who Cracked Down in Illegal Immigrants Takes U.S. House Seat

Half of All Illegal Entries and Marijuana Smuggled Into U.S. in 2010 Came Through One Sector of AZ Border, Says Border Patrol - Edwin Mora

PREMEDITATED MERGER Obama quietly erasing borders Dem administration advancing 'North American Union' agenda

Arizona's next immigration debate: babies born in U.S. By Daniel C. Vock

Nevada's top Democrat backs immigration checks

Congressman Calls on Obama to Take Illegal Immigration 'Seriously' Following Death of Border Agent

Facts about immigration belie common perceptions By BILL KING

Another challenge to AZ immigration law dismissed

Mexico and the Cartel Wars in 2010 - Scott Stewart

Bandits Kill Border Patrol Agent North of the Border in Arizona

FOX Claims Penélope Cruz Will Bear “Anchor Baby,” Latino Republicans Protest - Walter Hudson

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Deportation Nation: Timeline of Immigrant Criminalization,1215-kolken.shtm

Immigrants Make Paths to Suburbia, Not Cities By SABRINA TAVERNISE and ROBERT GEBELOFF

Dream Act may come back to haunt the GOP As Latino voters' clout grows, Republicans could come to regret their shift against the Dream Act, designed to give young illegal immigrants a path to citizenship.,0,3284896.story

Secretary of state dives into immigration debate Miller’s proposal to use citizenship-checking system may foretell run By David McGrath Schwartz

Mayor Dean Opposes Proposed Immigration Bill Dean Says Law Would Hurt Nashville Economy

An Inside Look at Illegal Immigration by Stacey Long

Senate Democrats shift strategy on imperiled immigration bill

Video: Professor: DREAM Act Will Help Illegal Immigrants Replace ‘Old White Men’ in Congress

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Privileges for illegals at stake in Senate vote Door open for Reid to bring up 'Dream Act' proposal

DREAM Arguments Pull at Heartstrings But Ignore Commonsense By Caroline Espinosa

Illegal Aliens Leaving Arizona Cite as Reasons Enforcement, Lack of Amnesty

Key Questions as DREAM Debate Heats Up - Daniel Altschuler

Governor Paterson must suspend agreement with ICE

The DREAM Political Scheme By James R. Edwards Jr.

Southern border chessboard involves Iran/Venezuela/Russia - Maj. Gen. Paul Vallely

HUD Investigates Loans That Discriminate Against Hispanics

Monday, December 13, 2010

DOL's Immigration Dereliction - The Continuing Perils of Hilda and Her PERM,1213-paparelli.shtm

The Carolinas | Screening finds illegal immigrants

14 officers trained to check immigration status

SEMO woman pleads in immigration case

The Congressional Power over Immigration: A Detective Story

Georgia takes action on immigration as Congress stalls

Congress keeps passing the immigration buck

Kentucky Republicans want Arizona-style immigration law By Beth Musgravej

Arizona Regains Footing in Legal Battle Over Immigration Law

Gunbattle kills 11 in western Mexican town

Like it or Not: Mexico is America’s Next Afghanistan It's time to 'man up' and face a fact that most politicians know, but few care to admit.

As Mexico drug violence runs rampant, U.S. guns tied to crime south of border By James V. Grimaldi and Sari Horwitz

Gingrich Gets Latinos. Does the GOP? Can conservatives follow Newt's lead before it's too late? by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Illegal Immigration Issue Spawns Government Distrust - Marshall Frank

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Mexico's drug gangs aim at new target: teachers

With Dream Act shelved, immigrants look to 2012 By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ

DREAM Act's evolving outline creates confusion

Chipotle fires large number of staff after federal immigration audit

Former U.S. ambassador to Mexico talks about crime, immigration and NAFTA

Frederick County commissioners not rolling out welcome mat for illegal immigrants

U.S. Must Have All-Inclusive Immigration Change

Hispanic GOP group decries Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison for opposing DREAM - Melanie Mason Act

Dream Act: Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Plastic Bag - Frosty Wooldridge

Saturday, December 11, 2010

House vote, delay on Senate vote give hope for DREAM Act backers By Patricia Zapor

Good News: DHS Fast-Tracking 84 Million Mexicans Allowing Them to Bypass Airport Security…

The Possible Dream? By TOBIN HARSHAW

Judge dismisses part of challenge to Arizona law

Spanish lessons for the GOP By Edward Schumacher-Matos

Bloomberg Talks Immigration With Business Titans By SAM DOLNICK

Racism, Capitalism, and Immigration

Democrats face long odds on immigration measure

Will High Court Back AZ Crackdown on Employers Who Hire Illegal Aliens? - Tom Fitton

The Dream Act is a Conservative Act - Stephen A. Nuño.

Temporary Protection for Immigrants; Revolutionary Idea

Backer of Virulent Anti-Immigrant Groups Is Finally Unmasked In Mainstream Media The award-winning journalist clarifies the fuzzy way these groups produce “data” on immigration, and then pass it on to their friends on Capitol Hill and in state legislatures.- Wendy Feliz

Friday, December 10, 2010

Blacks, Latinos Use Twitter Two Times More Than Whites


Racial Profiling By 287(g) State Police Officers Leads To Temporary Relief From An Absolutely Unassailable Deportation Order by Peter Reed Hill,1210-hill.shtm

Crime Provisions Of House's DREAM Act by César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández,1210-Hernandez.shtm

Judge Orders ICE to Release Secure Communities Opt-Out Documents By Renee Feltz

December 9, 2010: Congressman Gonzalez Urges "DREAM Kids" to End Hunger Strike

Glenn Beck Instructs Caller How To Become An Illegal Alien For Fun And Profit by Jon Bershad

Supreme Court considers 2007 Arizona immigration law

Arizona’s Immigration Law and the High Court Damon W. Root

Miami archbishop chides GOPers on immigration

IMMIGRATION: Soldiers become U.S. citizens

Dream Act merits McCain, Kyl help

Carr still pushing bills on illegals Some worry push may backfire BY NATE RAU

States Turn to Kobach for Illegal Immigration Laws

Immigrants want Mayor Bloomberg to cool ICE's heat, fight fingerprint policy BY ERICA PEARSON AND ADAM LISBERG

Senate Dems Vow to Pass DREAM Act Immigration Measure By Year's End

Gang Activity Now a Focus for Immigration Agents

The Senate Stands for Injustice

Some Unlicensed Drivers Risk More Than a Fine By JULIA PRESTON and ROBERT GEBELOFF

Thursday, December 9, 2010

House passes Dream Act, BUT! - Frosty Wooldridge

In Mexico, a legal breakdown invites brutal justice

Supreme Court appears divided over state laws against illegal immigration If Justice Anthony M. Kennedy sides with the court's liberal bloc on Arizona's 'business death penalty' for companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants more than once, it could signal trouble for other state and local immigration laws.,0,1098096.story

Reduced Immigration Won't Hurt Latino Political Power By Elizabeth Llorente

Republicans In California Disagree About Backing Immigration Ballot Measure

Georgia Farm Bureau: immigration is a federal issue

SA Tea Party – Statement on Immigration by SIBYL WEST

Mexico: Army and Police main causes for disappearance of people?

Video: Outgoing Speaker of the House Pelosi Equates DREAM Act To Founding Fathers Winning Independence

Video: CNN Lets Two Illegal Immigrants Vouch For the Passage of the DREAM Act

Video: Janet Napolitano: DREAM Act Candidates Are "Excellent Citizens"

Illegals have a toll free number 1-866-996-5161 to call congress about the Dream Act, set up by democrats.

John Armor: Come On In, The Benefits Are Free: New Haven's Response to Illegal Immigration

Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Arizona Immigration Law--The One Signed by Gov. Janet Napolitano

It’s on: DREAM Act cloture vote today at 4 p.m. [Dec. 8, 2010]

White House Continues Drumbeat for DREAM by Seth Hoy

Justices, Minus One, Hear Challenge to Arizona Law on Hiring Immigrants By ADAM LIPTAK

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

DREAM Victory! Passes In House By Pat Young

The Times Finally Slips in Some Unflattering Facts About 'Dream Act' Amnesty By: Clay Waters

Dream Act, Scam Act: How you can stop it - Frosty Wooldridge

New Visa Procedures,1208-mexico.shtm

The Case For A New Immigrant Entrepreneur Visa by Stuart Anderson,1208-anderson.shtm

States Without “Secure Communities” Already Face Problems with Police-ICE Collaboration

Georgia Farm Bureau cautions state on immigration

RI could adopt fed immigration program Peter Kilmartin wants to implement once in office

Supreme Court will act on immigration, even if Congress doesn't BY MICHAEL DOYLE

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Salma Hayek: "I Was an Illegal Immigrant" By Alexandra Gratereaux

Anti-Immigrant Groups Resort to Deception in DREAM Debate FAIR Trots Out Trumped Up "Progressive" Front Group, ALIPAC Tells Followers to Lie

GOP Trumpets Lies In Last Days of DREAM Act Fight

Geraldo Rivera: Remember Jose Gutierrez and Pass the DREAM Act

Fourteen-year-old hitman only faces three years in jail in Mexico

Mexico appeals acquittal of reputed drug 'queen'

Do Not Go Directly to Jail By PETER H. SCHUCK

Immigration: The Next Battle

A Dream chance for the GOP By Michael Gerson


15 Protesters arrested in front of Chicago immigration office

Tim Donnelly files Arizona-style immigration bill Marisa Lagos

Governor Pardons Six Immigrants Facing Deportation Over Old Crimes By KIRK SEMPLE

Rick Scott Still Supports Bringing Arizona-Style Immigration Law To Florida

Hispanics: Crucial to Growth of Youth Population in U.S.

Students rally for Dream Act

Report Shows How Far ICE Goes to Make Obama a Deportation Hawk

Newt Gingrich wants conservatives to hablar espanol, or at least show they care about Latinos

Monday, December 6, 2010

Is There a Last Gasp for Immigration Reform?

CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE CBO Immigration Policy in the United States: An Update,1206-cbo.pdf

Obama Administration "cooking the books" to calculate Record Deportation Number,1206-kolken.shtm

Immigration Dereliction -- The Perils of Hilda and Her PERM,1206-paparelli.shtm

California Republicans are split on possible anti-illegal immigration measure Opponents of the measure, similar to Arizona's suspended law, fear alienating the fastest-growing voting bloc and further hampering the party's ability to win elections in the state.,0,7110055.story

Customs pushed envelope to hit goal By Andrew Becker

Sessions Says Reid’s DREAM Act Motives Create ‘Chaotic Situation’

Neb. to get 80 new federal jobs in immigration

Petition aims to protect illegal Mexican immigrants Effort launched in U.S. would bar deportations due to drug violence By SUSAN CARROLL

Migrants risk a river of woes Threats of abduction, torture and death by gangs make for Central Americans' hellish trek through Mexico By DUDLEY ALTHAUS

Revisiting Illegal Immigration and Immigration Reform in America: Is There a Solution?

Pizza and illegal immigration

High court ruling on Arizona act could shape immigration law The 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act cracks down on employers who hire illegal workers, but the Obama administration says it conflicts with the federal government's authority to enforce immigration laws.,0,901485.story

DREAM Act Would Reduce Deficit Over Next 10 Years, Says CBO - Elise Foley

State Department cables slam Calderon’s handling of Mexican cartels By Mike Riggs

Immigration Hysteria Gone Crazy: Deporting A Resident of 50 Years

Immigration: The Next Battle

10 Killed in Mexican Border City – Ciudad Juarez

Leon Metz: Mexico, US had treaties on securing the border by Leon Metz


The Double Life of an Undocumented Student by Erick Huerta

Unusual methods helped ICE break deportation record, e-mails and interviews show By Andrew Becker

Anti-Immigrant ALIPAC Advises Supporters To Lie About Where They Live When Calling Congress by Andrea Christina Nill

Commentary: DREAM Act should become law Share By Marcos Breton

Short goodnight expected for the DREAM Act during lame duck By Mike Lillis

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Former UCSB student speaks out in support of DREAM Act By Jean Cowden Moore

In visit to Denver, Jeb Bush says he doesn't agree with Arizona's immigration law

Rush Limbaugh on DREAM Act – “No no no- It Isn’t Gonna Happen”

Mexico’s War on Cartels has Seized $10.9 Billion Worth of Drugs – Since 2006

Cost/Benefit Of ILLEGAL Immigration

Ann Arbor's International Welcome Mat CONSTANCE CRUMP

Immigration Reform: Utah Legislation Gives Undocumented Work Permits By Victor Hatley

Arizona Immigration Law Arguments On Employer Sanctions To Be Heard By Supreme Court JACQUES BILLEAUD AND MARK SHERMAN

Valley political will for immigration reform wavers

DREAM Act would take courage to pass; it won’t By Nick Jimenez

Distorting the immigration views of America's Voice

Florida Follows Arizona's Lead With New Bill Cracking Down on Illegal Immigrants By Stephen Clark

Hispanic Radicals Giving Beltway Democrats Nightmares Over DREAM Act 2010 - Calvin Freiburger

The Utah Compact

Government Agency Proves That Radioactive Materials For "Dirty" Bombs Are Easily Brought In Through Both Canadian and Mexican Borders

GOP Can’t Afford to Alienate Hispanics Republicans are making life easy for Democrats who don’t deserve to have the level of support they have with Latino voters - by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Debunking DREAM Act disinformation

Immigrant students give blood to show citizenship

Will Local Lawmakers Take the Immigration Enforcement Bait? by Seth Hoy

Straight Talk On Immigration - By Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Condoleezza Rice said it best: immigration reform is about the “national soul”. Call to help pass the DREAM Act!

Immigration Policy in the United States: An Update

Uncompromising lawmaker calls for compromise on illegal immigration issue

Illegal Immigrants in US Push for Passage of Dream Act

Book Review - Outside the Logic of the State: Dancing with Dynamite in Latin America

The Historic End to the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s Rule in Oaxaca

Lou Dobbs Talks Immigration In O’Reilly Factor Debut As Fox Business Host by Frances Martel

DEA intelligence aids Mexican marines in drug war

DREAM Act supporters press LeMieux, but he won't budge

CBO: DREAM Act Will Reduce The Deficit by Andrea Christina Nill

Mexican Illegal Blinded 78 Year Old Widow in Burglary

Friday, December 3, 2010

Changing Gears: Immigrant Entrepreneurs

12 Days Until Christmas Ends Amnesty Threat

DREAM Act Would Add at least 2.1 Million Workers to Job Market

Mayor Bloomberg on the Partnership for a New American Economy - video

The White House Blog 10 Reasons We Need The DREAM Act Posted by Stephanie Valencia

U.S. Catholic Bishops to Congress: The Dream Act is the ‘Right Thing to Do’

Latinos want Social Security benefits for undocumented workers


UCLA Chancellor Gene Block urges passage of Dream Act [Updated]

lDreams Deferred: Artists Respond to Immigration Reform

Celebrities take sides on illegal immigration debate

Valley veteran takes stand against 'anti-immigration' bills by Amber Dixon

Incoming Fla. governor would back Ariz.-like immigration enforcement

Letters: Immigration and business

Why AG Suthers wouldn’t defend Arizona-style immigration bill in court Even though he’s no slacker when it comes to taking on the feds Peter Blake, Face The State

Napolitano Backs Immigration Bill By JULIA PRESTON

Immigration: The Next Battle

Border Drug Tunnels Put Warehouses Under Scrutiny

WikiLeaks cables reveal U.S. concern over Mexico's ability to fight drug cartels By William Booth and Nick Miroff

Mexico Wikileaks

Fourteen-year-old 'hitman' arrested in Mexico Mexican authorities capture El Ponchis, a 14-year-old boy suspected of participating in at least four decapitations

Malkin: No More Illegal Alien Waivers By Michelle Malkin

Napolitano Drums for Dream Act By JULIA PRESTON

DREAM Act Would Cost Taxpayers $6.2 Billion Per Year, Group Says

America’s Bad DREAM by Rich Trzupek

Muslim illegals crossing U.S. borders (videos)


Thursday, December 2, 2010


ACLU appeals Costa Mesa immigration case By JON CASSIDY

Immigration Lawyer's Clients Left in Legal Limbo Legal clinic attendants said Martin Guajardo collected hefty fees but failed to advance their cases. By Zach Stahl

Comprehensive immigration reform By Mark Easley

DADT, Immigration, Unemployment GOP Promises To Block It All By Victor Hatley

Immigration issue dominates Fresno State meeting

Utah immigration bill draws both fire, praise By Jesus Lopez Jr.

Stewart's immigration reform push brings a challenger By Jennifer Buske

Hispanic Help Sought for Arizona-Style Immigration Bill By KATHLEEN HAUGHNEY

Falkenberg: Pro-immigration protesters' cause stopped short By LISA FALKENBERG

On immigration, President Obama needs to step up and lead

Rule of Law Disregarded in Cases of Immigrant Identity Theft - Michelle Horstman

John Armor: Come On In, The Benefits Are Free: New Haven's Response to Illegal Immigration

Drug Cartel-Related Murders Exceed 10,000 for Year So Far, According to a Mexican Newspaper Tally


Reid Angers GOP by Pushing Four Versions of DREAM Act Without Hearing

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

NAVARRETTE: Arizona's racist immigration law comes at a high price (poll)

Immigration rolls out Unisys biometrics to stop visa fraud,immigration-rolls-out-unisys-biometrics-to-stop-visa-fraud.aspx

Minnesota group pushes for Arizona-style immigration bill

A Rallying Cry in Support of an Immigration Bill By KIRK SEMPLE

Bennett files immigration reform

Is Moderation on Illegal Immigration Impossible? Seek a middle-of-the-road answer to a polarizing issue. By James Swift

Sheriff: Program Has Identified 863 People for Deportation Sheriff Stan Barry answered questions about the Secure Communities program in an online q+a today By Nicole Trifone

US, Mexico to Launch Frequent Flyer Program Pilot program will allow some Mexican frequent flyers easier and quicker entry into US