Floodgates which opened in 1965 with
Immigration Act are now gushing more illegals than ever
Arizona Counter-Sues U.S. over
Arizona seeks over $760 million in
compensation from Washington for its lax border controls
Last summer, we
published an editorial about a renewed national debate on illegal
immigration that the new Arizona legislation had spraked (see
Arizona Immigration Gone Awry: Why Rape Victim Had
to Defend Herself, July
2010). In response,
Obama administration sued Arizona on July 6, alleging its new law was
unconstitutional. An August 2010 update to our
editorial also pointed out that, contrary to popular myths propagated by
the Washington and New York "liberals," the
Young, Black, Hispanic Minorities (Are) Hit the Hardest by Illegal
Arizona fights back on illegal
HAIKU, MAUI, Feb 10 - Arizona has
counter-sued the Federal Government over its lax border controls. The
lawsuit, filed today in Phoenix, charged that Washington has failed
to protect it from an invasion
of illegal immigrants and related violent crime.
"Our citizens have lived with this dark cloud
for too long .. It's time for the federal government to do its job and
secure the border," said Governor Jan Brewer (right), speaking outside the
federal courthouse in Phoenix. "Our border and immigration system are still
The Arizona lawsuit charges that the US federal
government has failed to reimburse Arizona for more than $760 million in
costs for incarcerating illegal immigrants.
"WHICH PART OF ILLEGAL DON'T YOU UNDERSTAND?"
an Arizona demonstrator's sign asked, aiming at the Obama administration
"While control of the border is a federal
responsibility, illegal aliens who successfully cross the border and commit
crime in Arizona become an Arizona responsibility," said Arizona Attorney
General Tom Horne.
Brewer said the boundary between Arizona and
Mexico remains a dangerous place. She cited the recent death of a US Border
Patrol officer as evidence of illegal incursions across the border by
criminal drug cartels.
Brewer claimed fighting illegal immigration had
cost the state more than a billion dollars, funds the state simply does not
have while facing a serious budget crisis. She noted that the legal action
is being paid for with private funds and is not costing taxpayers. Horne
said he expects the lawsuit to be settled in the US Supreme Court.
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UPDATE (Aug 26, 2010)
to Worse: Young, Black, Hispanic Minorities Hit the Hardest by Illegal
If you click on the above link, you will be
able to access the latest data from the second quarter that the
Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies released this morning.
Here are some highlights:
Check out also some of our past stories that dealt
with the subject of immigration:
23, 2006 ...
Take the rampant
for example. The last five years have produced the biggest
influx of uneducated immigrants in America's ...
plutocrats have injected potentially
incendiary elements into the ... And why
the roots of the
immigration lie in the liberal elite's
Most countries have more or less
immigration laws, ... Which is why
we have seen an unprecedented explosion of
immigration from third world ...
Rampant Third World
Immigration Is Nothing Short of Demographic
Warfare ... passed which opened the flood
immigration from third world countries,
Might as well hang out
“foreigners not welcome” signs above
immigration booths. And that in a “country
of immigrants!?” Since the vast majority of our
immigration policies amount to the same
thing. They are also designed to take the spice
out of life, and life out of vibrant nations.
Oct 31, 2007 ... It was a
world of rampant and practically unrestricted
immigration that fed the insatiable need
for labor that the industrial production ...
May 31, 2000 ... Back
home, we will look at the consequences of
immigration in this country during the last
35 years, and talk about Aztlan, ...
The effect of the U.S.
immigration policy since 1965, when for the
first time in our ... Despite grassroots
efforts to stop present genocidal
Aug 31, 1997 ...
Immigration from Europe, the traditional
source of American immigrants who shared the
cultural heritage with the original American
Immigration: Flip Side of "Ethnic
Cleansing". PRISTINA, Apr. 1 - As the Clinton
administration officials continue to drone on
about the Serbs' in ...
They are erasing America's
borders by rampant illegal
immigration, especially from Latin and
Central America. They are destroying the U.S.
If the Muslim "boat people"
continue to arrive in Australia from Indonesia
in the present numbers - on top of the rampant
immigration from the third ...
Igor Panarin says that mass
immigration, economic decline, and moral
degradation will trigger a U.S. civil war next
fall and the collapse of the dollar. ...
Also check out...
Ugly Face of Globalism
(G20 meeting marred by violence:
an inside job?),
O Tempora O Mores...
comment on Obama's winning the Peace Farce);
Gouging the American Consumer;
Squeezing the Consumer Dry
(Greed Was the Fuel That Drove Both
Bankers, Govts & Oilmen to Try to Squeeze Blood Out of Stone - American
Great Divide Widens
(The rich are getting richer
and the poor poorer in most developed countries – latest OECD study,
Wall Street's Financial Terrorism
(a 1997 Chronicles Magazine column that's as current today as it was
when it was written);
Say NO to Greed - Killer of Dreams! (Mar 2008) and
Just Say No to Greed 2 (Oct 2008)
of the New World Order,”
Mar 1997; “Demo
Farce and the American Century,”
Nov 1996; “The
Great Wall Street Hoover,”
Nov 1997; “The
Great American Divide,” Jan 1998; “Wiping
Out the Middle Class,:”
May 1998; “When
Will Wall Street Bubble Burst?”,
Aug 1998; etc.