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San Diego Union-Tribune -- October 2, 2015
Dan Walters: California jobs and poverty reports are grim
    Federal officials released three major economic reports last month and together, they paint a dark picture of California.
    Superficially, the monthly employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was good news.
    California added 36,300 jobs in August, 470,000 in one year and more than 2 million since the recovery began statistically. The unemployment rate, which had topped 12 percent during the recession, dropped to 6.1 percent in August.
    Meanwhile, the Census Bureau reported that California's official poverty rate for 2014 was 16.3 percent, somewhat higher than the national rate of 14.7 percent.
    Finally, a Bureau of Economic Analysis report on regional economies revealed that outside the red-hot Bay Area, California's economy trailed national expansion last year, and several rural areas actually saw declines. [...]
    Among the nation's 387 Bureau of Labor Statistics “metropolitan statistical areas (MSA),” nine of the 10 with the highest unemployment rates are in California, topped by 24.2 percent in Imperial County. Among the nation's 51 largest MSAs, the Riverside-San Bernardino region is dead last at 7.1 percent.
    California fares even worse by a truer measure of underemployment, called U-6, which counts not only workers who are officially unemployed, but those “marginally attached” to the labor force and those involuntarily working part-time.
    The state's U-6 rate is 14 percent, down a bit from the recession but still the nation's second-highest, topped only by Nevada's 15.2 percent.
    Finally, the true employment picture is affected by the “labor force participation rate,” the percentage of those in the prime working age group (16-64) working or seeking work. California's is 62.3 percent, the lowest level in 40 years.
    When more than a third of potential workers sit on the sidelines, the official unemployment rate, or even U-6, look much better than they truly are. The true underemployment rate may be closer to 20 percent.

October 6, 2015

Washington Examiner         
RINO Kasich: Deporting millions of illegal aliens 'not acceptable'   
Ohio Gov. John Kasich stuck by his desire for a path to legalization for illegal immigrants in the United States during a Q&A with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. -- He described the idea of deporting millions of illegal immigrants from the U.S. as unacceptable.......

SB 1070 Update: Usual suspects plan appeal of ruling on Arizona immigration law   
A coalition of civil rights groups said Monday it will appeal a ruling by a judge who upheld the most contentious provisions of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law. -- The appeal will target a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton to dismiss a legal challenge by the coalition, saying it failed to show that police would enforce the law differently for Latinos than it would for people of other ethnicities.......

Washington Examiner      
Jobs up only for immigrants, +14,000, down 262,000 for 'native-borns'   
For a third month in a row, native-born Americans saw their job numbers tumble while immigrants experience solid gains. -- According to the montly Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers just released, "foreign-born" jobs numbers increased by 14,000, while those for "native-born" Americans fell off a cliff, by 262,000......

Daily Caller        
USCIS Provides Citizenship Test Study Guides In Spanish   
Immigrants looking to become naturalized U.S. citizens can now study for the civics portion of the test in Spanish, courtesy of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. -- Aspiring citizens can find study sheets, flash cards and audio tools in Spanish at USCIS.gov to help them prepare for the 100-question civics test, which must be taken in English. “Prepare for your naturalization test – take our interactive Quizzes in Spanish!” a separate October USCIS blog post promoting the material says. ......

Rush Limbaugh        
Stunning Numbers on Legal Immigration   
This is not gonna be a shock to some of you, but the very fact that it appears in the Associated Press... It's a paean to Ted Kennedy and his foresight in the 1965 Immigration Act. "It was considered a symbolic move --- President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal chance to come to America.......

Washington Examiner       
Record 63.2 million non-English speaking residents, surge in Arabic, Chinese, Spanish
More than one in five U.S. residents speak a language other than English at home, a record, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. -- In an analysis of the recent Census American Community Survey, a huge surge was recorded in those who speak Chinese, Spanish, Arabic and Urdu, Pakistan's national language.......

US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade   
The Obama administration deported the fewest number of immigrants in the past 12 months since 2006, according to new government figures obtained by The Associated Press. -- The figures also show that deportations of criminal immigrants have dropped to the lowest numbers since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, despite his pledge to focus on finding and deporting criminals living in the country illegally.......

Adan Salazar -- Infowars       
Texas Top Cop: ISIS May Be Infiltrating Border   
Steven McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, which supervises the Texas Highway Patrol and State Troopers, warned Sunday at an annual Texas Border Coalition meeting that vulnerabilities at the southern border may leave Americans open to a possible terrorist attack.......

Rogue Riverside County Sheriff says he won't hold jailed immigrants for ICE   
Riverside County sheriff's officials have decided to meet federal immigration agents halfway regarding jailed immigrants wanted for deportation. -- The county's largest police agency --- and operator of all the county's jails --- has agreed to notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials of the impending release of jailed non-U.S. citizens.......

American Patrol Report       
Open Borders/Amnesty Fox News Shows Hand
Last night Megyn Kelly interviewed Sen. Marco Rubio at length. It was a love-fest. This morning Rubio was on Fox and Friends. Kissy face again. -- Rubio was one of the gang of eight that tried to push amnesty on the American people before the border was secured. -- Fox News is run by top management that is dedicated to amnesty and open borders.

Los Angeles Times      
Farmworkers find a bumper crop of squalor in Coachella Valley trailer parks   
Thermal, Calif. -- When five farmworker families pooled their money to build the Don Jose Mobile Home Park on a plot of dusty land here, they knew little about building permits. -- So they jury-rigged almost everything: Electricity was tapped from a post meant to power one well, the dirt road was covered in rugs to keep down the choking dust.......

San Diego Union-Tribune        
Does bill grant license to vote illegally?   
Whenever border debates became contentious, I remind myself of a saying — a cliché perhaps, but a good one — from an old friend. “We don't need fewer immigrants,” he would say. “We need more Americans.” This view --- one that welcomes immigrants and their culture, but encourages them to assimilate --- faces two different threats these days. -- The first is obvious. It is the ugly nativism displayed by a certain GOP presidential candidate adept at exploiting grievances. But there's another, less-discussed danger.......

October 5, 2015

Yellow Hammer News        
Sessions: US has taken in four times more immigrants than any other nation on Earth
According to new information produced by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and The National Interest, chaired by U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), for every 1 new American added to the population over the next 50 years, immigration will add 7 more. -- The report, which was conducted by Pew Research Center, projects that freezing any new immigration, the U.S. population will grow 14 million by 2065. Conversely, the report projects that the current immigration policy will add 103 million future immigrants/residents to the U.S. population over the next five decades.......

Michigan Live        
Ted Cruz in Michigan: 'Nothing short of crazy' to take in Syrian Muslim refugees   
Presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Monday morning in Michigan that it would be "absolutely crazy" to bring more Syrian refugees to the United States, despite a humanitarian crisis that has captured the attention of the world. -- The U.S. Senator from Texas spoke to a crowd of roughly 800 guests at the Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo, criticizing President Barack Obama on a number of fronts, including his plans to allow more Syrian refugees into the country. ......

San Francisco Examiner      
Immigration policy debate heats up at Board of Supervisors   
San Francisco's debate over immigration policies arrived at the Board of Supervisors in full force Thursday, amid a national debate over undocumented persons and a local sheriff's race this November. -- Amid the intense political backdrop, Supervisor Mark Farrell has introduced a resolution calling on Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to rescind his department's immigration policy, which he characterized as a “gag order” with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.......

National Journal: Trump's 'Middle American Radicals' Changing 2016 Race   
In 1976, Donald Warren --- a sociologist from Oakland University in Michigan who would die two decades later without ever attaining the rank of full professor ----published a book called The Radical Center: Middle Americans and the Polit­ics of Alienation. Few people have read or heard of it --- I learned of it about 30 years ago from the late, very eccentric paleoconservaive Samuel Francis --- but it is, in my opinion, one of the three or four books that best explain American politics over the past half-century.......

Alis Dicpinigaitis -- The Heights         
Immigration Reform: The True Cost Of Amnesty   
The latest of the proposed immigration reform bills, one that would grant amnesty to nearly 11 million people currently living unlawfully in the United States, would lead to large fiscal costs for the United States taxpayers. -- Related to the issue of immigration, the government provides its constituents four categories of relevant benefits and services: direct benefits (Social Security and Medicare), means-tested welfare benefits (Medicaid, food stamps, Earned Income Tax Credit, public housing), public education, and population-based services (police, fire, highway, and park services).......

KTAR -- Phoenix         
Pinal County Paul Babeu to run for Congress   
Phoenix -- Two-term Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu will vie for the open 1st Congressional District next year, he announced Monday. -- “This will be a top-five seat in the country, extremely competitive. The Republicans want to pick it up to expand their majority in Congress,” Babeu said.......

Senate Immigration Subcommittee Releases Chart Proving Immigration Will Outpace American Population Growth 7 To 1 Through 2065   
The following chart and background have been provided to Breitbart News exclusively from the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, which is chaired by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). The chart shows that for every 1 net American born to today's population—births minus deaths—the federal government will add 7 more people to the country through future immigration.......

October 4, 2015

Mexican Mayor Looking to Sue 'Sicario' Movie over Negative Image   
The mayor in the Mexican border city of Juarez looks to sue the makers of the action movie “Sicario,” claiming the violence in the movie paints his city in a negative light. -- Enrique Serrano Escobar, the mayor of Juarez just south of El Paso, stated that he aims to sue the makers of the movie in a U.S. court for “moral damages” to the city, claiming that the film shows events from the past as though in the present, El Diario reported.......

Texas Observer        
State: Birth Certificate Lawsuit a Ruse to Validate Foreign ID's   
Attorneys for the state of Texas argued in federal court in Austin on Friday that a lawsuit joined by dozens of undocumented Texans has nothing to do with their U.S.-born children being denied birth certificates by the state vital statistics unit. Instead, the attorneys claimed, the suit is a ruse to compel the state to accept Mexican consulate-issued identification.......

Left Media Just Can't Stop Trashing Sheriff Joe Arpaio --- For Doing His Job   
Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio did the unthinkable: He had his deputies arrest illegal immigrants. The result has been that the U.S. Department of Justice singled him out and set out to crush him with all of the weight they can throw around. The message from the Obama administration is clear: If you even try to stem the flow of millions of future Democratic Party voters, we will destroy you. Mainstream media, forever loyal to “the fight,” has taken up the joint DOJ/ACLU effort and consistently delivers dehumanizing mockery and disrespect to the sheriff's plate.......

October 3, 2015

Clinton slams NC anti-sanctuary cities bill   
It's not often that a pending North Carolina law makes its way into a presidential campaign, but Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign took a swipe Friday at House Bill 318, calling the measure "simply unacceptable." -- The bill would prohibit state and local government from recognizing consular cards and other identity documents issued by foreign governments for most purposes. Law enforcement would be able to use the documents only if a person they are arresting or helping has no other ID on him or her.......

John Floyd -- Kokomo Perspective       
Immigration out of control   
The United States has been allowing immigration for many years, and legal immigration has been a positive benefit to our country. It was controlled, planned, and measured. In other words, immigration policy and laws in the United States were enforced. -- Fast forward to present day. President Obama and his administration have turned immigration policy into an uncontrolled behemoth that is destroying the fabric of our country.......

Illegals Could Elect Hillary   
Illegal immigrants --- along with other noncitizens without the right to vote --- may pick the 2016 presidential winner. Thanks to the unique math undergirding the Electoral College, the mere presence of 11-12 million illegal immigrants and other noncitizens here legally may enable them to swing the election from Republicans to Democrats. ......

Wichita Eagle        
Secretary of State Kris Kobach's views spark intense reactions   
The four women, in their 70s or 80s, bubble with excitement. They’re about to see the man they hope will be the next Kansas governor and maybe, one day, president. -- Jacki Cahill, 81, clad in a red American flag T-shirt and a silver elephant necklace, came with her sister and two neighbors from her retirement village in Basehor to see Secretary of State Kris Kobach in Lansing. ......

October 2, 2015

Calif. Issues Half a Million Licenses to Illegals
California has issued more than half a million driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally under a program that began this year. -- Armando Botello, a spokesman for the state's Department of Motor Vehicles, said Friday that the milestone was reached last week.......

Breitbart London        
Top Banker Says Cheap Migrant Labor Suppresses Workers' Pay   
A senior Bank of England official has said British workers lose out on pay rises because cheap migrant labour takes up low-skilled jobs. -- Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent, one of just four at the bank, was speaking at ‘Understanding the Great Recession: from micro to macro', an economics conference held at the Bank of England (pictured above), when he highlighted the impact of cheap migrant labour.......

RINO Colin Powell: I Remain a Republican to Annoy a 'Too Conservative' GOP   
Retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell, who served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State, complained that the GOP has become too conservative, adding that the only reason he remains a Republican is to annoy the party.......

Daily Tarheel       
House Bill enforces immigration laws in North Carolina   
After 13 years in the United States, the childhood nightmares of deportation for one undocumented UNC student have only evolved. “Every day I'm still like, ‘Mom, you have to text me when you get to work. Dad, you have to text me when you get to work, and text me when you get home,'” said Rubi Franco Quiroz, publicity committee chairperson for Scholars' Latino Initiative and spokesperson for the Carolina Hispanic Association.....

The Hill      
Clinton launches 'Latinos for Hillary'   
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is launching a major push for Hispanic voters, a new report says. -- Clinton plans to debut her Latinos for Hillary initiative on Friday before rolling out future events aiming for that voting bloc's support, according to NBC News. -- It said on Thursday that Clinton is conducting an interview with Telemundo's María Celeste Arrarás in Miami the following day......

Record 94,610,000 Americans Not in Labor Force   
The number of Americans not in the labor force exceeded 94 million for the second time in a row last month hitting a new record high, according to new government data released Friday morning. -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that a record 94,610,000 people (ages 16 and over) were not in the labor force in September. In other words they were neither employed nor had made specific efforts to find work in the prior four weeks.......

Marco Rubio Fails To Support Single GOP Immigration Enforcement Bill 
The United States is being deluged with illegal immigrants, spurred on by the hope of amnesty. In response, conservative lawmakers have introduced a wide array of legislative proposals to clamp down on illegal immigration. -- Breitbart News can now exclusively report that, despite Sen. Marco Rubio's campaign rhetoric, the presidential hopeful hasn't cosponsored a single one of these immigration enforcement proposals, nor introduced any of his own in the two years since he was the very public face of the Gang of Eight in the Senate......

Immigrants blast U.N. immigration policy 
U.N. immigration policy is helping global corporations exploit cheap labor worldwide, charges a pro-immigrant group as the U.N. prepares to welcome the pope and world leaders this week. -- The U.N. Sustainable Development Summit this Friday will endorse a number of goals to address poverty, inequality and climate change. The summit coincides with the pope's address to the General Assembly.......

October 1, 2015

Illegal Aliens Found Guilty of Murdering Brian Terry 
After hours of deliberation, jurors found two illegal aliens guilty on all counts in connection with the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. The guilty verdict confirms that Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa, two men who had entered the country illegally as part of a crew of gunmen bent on robbing drug cartel smugglers, killed Terry during a shootout.......

ICE Agents Say Donald Already Done More Than Obama to Secure Border   
Donald Trump is being given credit for a new L.A. County policy that lets federal agents “interview [jail] inmates who have committed serious crimes” to gauge if they need to be deported. -- “It appears the ‘Trump Effect’ is now having an impact on Los Angeles County policy,” complained Pablo Alvarado, a spokesman for the pro-migrant National Day Laborer Organizing Network.......

Yahoo News         
RINO Colin Powell slams Donald Trump's immigration plan   
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the Republican Party has shifted much further right than the rest of the country --- and GOP leaders must get its fringe members in line. -- During an appearance at the Washington Ideas Forum on Wednesday, Powell said it “should be obvious to party leaders that they cannot keep saying and doing the things that they were doing and hope to be successful in national-level election in the future, not just in 2016.”......

Michigan Radio        
Bill to end "sanctuary cities" draws opposition from some lawmakers  
A Michigan Senate bill that would ban "sanctuary city" ordinances, which protect people living in the U.S. illegally, is drawing opposition from some lawmakers. -- The proposed bill would prohibit city policies that discourage local law enforcement officials from questioning an individual's immigration status........

Francis: "Immigrants" 'Will Enrich America and Its Church'   
Pope Francis made a direct plea Wednesday to leaders of the American Catholic Church to welcome and accept immigrants into their flock, the first of what is expected to be several forays into the heated immigration debate during his U.S. visit. -- "Perhaps it will not be easy for you to look into their soul; perhaps you will be challenged by their diversity. But know that they also possess resources meant to be shared. So do not be afraid to welcome them," Francis told the bishops......

A State-by-State Map of Where Immigrants Came From   
U.S. migration patterns changed plenty from 1850 to 2013. A nifty interactive map, created by the Pew Research Center, visualizes these shifts by showing the origin of the dominant immigrant group in each state for every decade during this time period.......

Ann Coulter -- Patriot Post        
The War on America Turns 50   
Half a century ago, Democrats looked at the country and realized they were never going to convince Americans to agree with them. But they noticed that people in most other countries of the world already agreed with them. The solution was obvious. -- So in 1965 --- 50 years ago this week --- Sen. Ted Kennedy passed an immigration law that has brought 59 million foreigners to our shores, who happen to vote 8-2 for the Democrats.......

Trump: I Would Send Syrian Refugees Home As They 'Could Be ISIS'   
U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said that he would send all Syrian refugees that the U.S. takes in back home if he becomes president as they "could be ISIS," in a campaign speech on Wednesday. -- Speaking in Keene, New Hampshire, the construction magnate criticised U.S. plans to take in Syrian refugees fleeing the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the country caused by a four and a half year-long civil war. He spoke of proposals to accept 200,000 Syrians in future years but so far the U.S. has only pledged to absorb 10,000 Syrian refugees next year.......

Daily Caller         
Gutierrez Introduces Bill To Provide Obamacare To Illegals   
Illinois U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez introduced a bill on Wednesday that would provide Obamacare to illegal immigrants. -- Gutierrez, who is perhaps the most outspoken advocate for immigration reform in Congress, cited Pope Francis' recent visit to the U.S. as an inspiration for the bill, entitled the “Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act (EIHA).”......

September 30, 2015

Pew: Half of All US Adults Believe Immigrants Drive Up Crime While Hurting The Economy   
Half of all U.S. adults believe mass immigration from poor, violent Third World countries has driven up crime rates while hurting the economy, according to a bilingual survey conducted by Pew Research Center. -- Fifty years after the U.S. passed the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, which all but eliminated immigration from America's traditional European stock and culture in favor of migrants from the Third World, Americans and descendants of recent immigrants aren't pleased with the results.......

Des Moines Register        
Santorum backs deportations to fix immigration crisis   
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum says deporting millions of undocumented immigrants is a realistic way to address the nation's broken immigration system, and it's one of the key points separating him from other Republican presidential candidates.......

1,500 Terror-linked Migrants Admitted into USA Last Year   
The Obama administration admitted 1,519 terror-linked refugees, asylees and migrants during 2014, by exempting them from a federal statute that bars entry to individuals with terror ties, according to the Department of Homeland Security. -- Many of the new would-be Americans provided material support to terrorist groups “while under duress,” said the report, titled the “Report on the Secretary's Application of the Discretionary Authority Contained in Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.”......

Lawmakers Look To Tighten Immigration Laws in 'Sanctuary Cities'    
One of the last-minute pieces of legislation the General Assembly passed Tuesday night is designed to make North Carolina less friendly to undocumented immigrants. House Bill 318 would ban what are known as "sanctuary cities." It would also ban police from accepting registration cards from consulates as a valid form of identification.......

USA Today       
Video shows dramatic water drop in California lake   
California's drought, now in its fourth year, has caused reservoir levels to drop to historically low levels across the state. -- A video posted on Facebook shows the dramatic water level drop at Folsom Lake, a reservoir located about 25 miles northeast of Sacramento.......

Robert Knight -- One News Now         
Importing a new electorate by the millions   
Under the guise of "fixing our broken immigration system," Barack Obama is importing and bribing a new electorate with government largesse in order to fundamentally transform the United States.......

David North -- CIS.org        
Oklahoma Again Reports an Increase in Taxes on Wired Remittances 
With the U.S. Congress apparently poised to reduce fees on employers who hire massive numbers of foreign workers, a loss to the government of between $100 million and $250 million, it is a pleasure to note that Oklahoma continues to collect increasing amounts of money from its tax on wire transfers of money made by individuals (many of whom are illegal aliens.)......

New Generation Of Illegals Describe Themselves As 'Undocumented And Unafraid'   
Unlike illegal immigrants of days gone by the newest generation of illegals in California proudly wave the Mexican flag, maintain a social media network of attorneys who can represent them, and openly declare that they are “undocumented and unafraid.”......

September 29, 2015

Daily Caller       
Report: Obama's Made It Easier To Get A Visa, At Risk To Border Security 
The Obama administration has made it easier to obtain a visa in recent years, even though visa overstayers account for close to half of the illegal immigrant population in the United States, a new study shows. -- Since the Obama administration was transitioning into office in Fiscal Year 2009, the number of visas granted to tourists, students, guest workers and others increased and the percentage of visas denied decreased, a new Center for Immigration Studies analysis of State Department data shows.......

Marin Independent Journal        
Tight limits, tougher enforcement needed for immigration 
"Credibility in immigration policy can be summed up in one sentence: those who should get in, get in; those who should be kept out, are kept out; and those who should not be here will be required to leave. The top priorities for detention and removal, of course, are criminal aliens. But for the system to be credible, people actually have to be deported at the end of the process.".....

Illegal Aliens Accused of Gruesome Executions, Burning Corpses in Texas
One illegal immigrant has been formally charged with capital murder and another is expected to be charged soon in connection with the execution of two men and the burning of the victims' corpses in Texas. The two jailed illegal immigrants are said to be members of a fearsome gang called the Tri-City Bombers which has been tied to multiple massacres and high profile murders in the past......

Daily Caller         
Risking Liberal Ire, Trump Invokes Operation Wetback As A 'Humane' Solution To Illegal Immigration 
Donald Trump told the CBS News program “60 Minutes” last weekend that he had a “humane” way to send illegal immigrants home. Typically, he didn't offer many details, but he did mention that the prototype for his plan was a successful round-up and deportation of illegal immigrants in the 1950s. There was indeed such a plan, dubbed “Operation Wetback,” and developed by President Eisenhower to address what was then a growing illegal immigration problem.....

Hilarious fail in Donald Trump protest 
It was a day for Trump flowers at Trump Tower in New York City Monday, but Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump never got the message. -- Stephanie Mercades attempted to deliver hundreds of yellow dahlias, the national flower of Mexico, to the billionaire businessman at his office as part of a protest of Trump's policies on illegal immigration.....

Poll: 67 Percent of Republicans Want Decrease In Immigration 
A new survey from the Pew Research Center shows that nearly half of Americans say immigration to the U.S. should be decreased. This marks the 50th year since passage of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, which has resulted in increased immigration to the U.S. and substantial demographic changes......

A Survey       
Immigration Letters From Around the Country  
Despite what you may think of his solution to the problem of illegal immigration, Donald Trump has hit a nerve with the majority of Americans who are fed up with the political correctness the left tries to shove down our throats and their rancor when we refuse to swallow their line of baloney. -- Trump may not be the ideal messenger, but he's the one out there saying what we have wanted the politicians to have the guts to say for the past two decades........

American Patrol Report    
Holy Flying Fox!
Last night Glenn Spencer was taking photos of bats that drink hummingbird food from four feeders on his porch. Later when he checked the camera he saw this! The bat is so big, the thinks it is a Flying Fox --- the largest bats in the world. -- Spencer said he happily lets the bats (usually very small ones) empty his feeders each night. He refills them each each morning before dawn. The Flying Fox obviously got word of his generosity. -- Note: Bats are often thought of as flying mice,but they are more closely related to primates, including humans, than they are to mice. Bats are unique among mammals because they fly. As with most other mammals, the bat's body is covered by hair, with the exception of its wings.

September 28, 2015

KXXV-TV -- Waco         
Illegal Alien Accused of Child Rape 
An undocumented immigrant was arrested for sexual assault of a child under the age of 14 and for tampering with government documents. -- McGregor police said 27-year-old Ruben Hernandez-Nunez was arrested after a 10-year-old girl made an outcry to them. Police said the abuse occurred over the last couple of weeks......

After campaigning in Spanish, Jeb Bush says multiculturalism is wrong for US 
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that multiculturalism is bad for the United States, adding that immigrants who close themselves off from American culture deny themselves access to economic rewards. -- The former governor of Florida, who speaks fluent Spanish and often touts his success winning Latino votes in a party that badly needs them, addressed the issue in a packed northern Iowa diner as he met people in the crowd......

Washington Examiner         
Invasion: 88% U.S. growth to come from immigrant families 
Immigrant families will account for 88 percent of U.S. population growth in the coming decades, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis. -- "If current demographic trends continue, future immigrants and their descendants will be an even bigger source of population growth," said the newly-released report. "Between 2015 and 2065, they are projected to account for 88 percent of the U.S. population increase, or 103 million people, as the nation grows to 441 million.".....

Washington Examiner      
Illegal families offered $11M concierge service for U.S. benefits 
Some 1,500 illegal immigrant families will be included in a new, $11 million pilot project that amounts to a taxpayer-funded concierge service to help them find benefits such as education, school supplies, housing, medical aid and even transportation. -- The newly announced program from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is aimed at helping the families eventually return to their home countries, but critics believe it will encourage more immigrants to illegally enter the country since it heaps favorable benefits on top of those already offered in detention centers where even Zumba classes are provided......

Tulsa World         
Alien "rights" group to protest Donald Trump's visit to Oklahoma State Fair 
An immigrant rights group plans to hold a demonstration outside the Oklahoma State Fair to protest Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's visit to Oklahoma City. -- Members of Dream Act Oklahoma are scheduled to gather at 4 p.m. Friday outside the state fairgrounds. Trump is scheduled to speak at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the fair......

Allan Erickson -- Western Journalism       
Obama Sparks Rage Across The Country 
Rage is a soft term to describe what growing numbers of Americans feel as they consider Obama's immigration policies and practices. -- He accommodates millions of illegal aliens, providing them a full menu of benefits, including voting rights, welfare, and driving privileges -- encouraging illegal behavior, and importing felons in huge numbers even as he releases convicted felons from U.S. prisons......

Human Smugglers Caught Using Mexican Border Airport 
Reynosa, Tamps., Mex. -- Authorities in this border city arrested a woman who had been using fake documents to move a group of illegal aliens by airplane to this border city. The recent arrest took place at the Reynosa International Airport when an airplane flying in from Mexico City arrived with the female human smuggler along with five illegal aliens, one of which was a child, information provided to Breitbart Texas by Mexico's Attorney General's Office revealed......

Sheriff Tells Santa Barbara County Supervisors Immigration Reform Must Come From Feds 
A frustrated Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said Tuesday that his agency has taken steps to improve how it interacts with federal agents in handing over undocumented immigrants released from the jail, but the bigger resolution lies with lawmakers at a higher level......

Matthew Vadum -- Canada Free Press         
Radical Pope 
Pope Francis chided Americans yesterday for their supposed intolerance and xenophobia, the same thing President Obama does every day, in his historic address to the U.S. Congress. -- Although Francis toned down his sometimes in-your-face rhetoric for his congressional speech, it was still a politically tone-deaf lecture on America's failings, past and present. .....

Illegal Alien Kidnapped Victims in Texas for Mexican Cartel 
A convicted Mexican drug cartel kidnapper and suspected assassin will spend 40 years in prison for carrying out a kidnapping in this border city under orders from his bosses in Mexico. -- On Thursday, Martin Casimiro Margarito went before U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez who handed down a 480 month prison sentence on the case and set a $25,000 fine on his as well. Once his sentence is completed, Casimiro expected to face deportation procedures......

September 27, 2015

Previously Deported Illegal Alien Marijuana Grower Back in U.S. 
A previously deported illegal alien from Mexico who had been convicted in the U.S. in connection with a large marijuana plantation is back in the U.S. and in handcuffs. -- U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 42-year-old Victorino Betancourt Meraz earlier this week in the border city of Encino, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed......

Pope Francis Tells Americans to Avoid a 'Superficial Quest for Unity'; Praises 'Traditions' of Unassimilating Illegal Aliens 
Pope Francis made a thinly-veiled swipe at Donald Trump as the Pontiff defended Latino immigrants who came to America at ‘great personal cost' during a moving speech to 40,000 followers in Philadelphia. -- Francis called on migrants from Mexico and the rest of the world to “not feel discouraged by all the challenges and hardships” they face, saying they should never feel ashamed of their own traditions....[Related]

September 26, 2015

Michelle Malkin -- Patriot Post        
Another Cynical Democratic 'Citizenship USA' Voter Drive  
There's only one time when you can depend on the chronically backlogged, recklessly inefficient Department of Homeland Security to perform smoothly: election season.-- While hundreds of thousands of visa overstayers and deportation fugitives remain on the loose, federal bureaucrats at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are hastily recruiting tens of thousands of foreigners for the Obama administration's new “U.S. citizenship and immigrant civic integration” campaign......

¡Jeb! Gets Trumped: Now Claims To Back English and American Culture 
Jeb Bush is trying to turn on a ten-centavos coin. Well, let's say he's turning on a dime. -- Last week, he was doing what he's been doing for many years — praising imported diversity, lauding migrants' Latino culture, and happily chatting to voters in Spanish. -- But on Monday, he suddenly announced that he likes Americans' evolved common culture and wants a common language, presumably English......

Jim Kouri -- Canada Free Press         
U.S. Border Patrol agent indicted for alleged murder of Mexican teen 
Jose Antonio Rodriguez during an incident at the border separating the state of Arizona from Mexico in October 2012. The shooting further polarized the public, with illegal immigrants and their supporters on one side while pro-police and anti-amnesty supporters on the other side of the explosive border security issue. -- Those applauding the case being brought before a federal grand jury, cheered when they heard former agent Lonnie Swartz would stand trial for his killing the Mexican teenager......

Joel Gehrke -- National Review       
Pope Francis calls illegals in U.S. 'pilgrims' 
Pope Francis praised America's Roman Catholic church for its “unfailing commitment” to the pro-life cause on Wednesday, saying it was “the primary reason” for his visit to the country. The statement came during an address to the assembled bishops of the United States. “I appreciate the unfailing commitment of the Church in America to the cause of life and that of the family, which is the primary reason for my present visit,” he said at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle......

London Daily Mail         
House of Sin Sermon: Pope Lectures Congress on Illegals, Gay Rights, Abortion 
Pope Francis delivered a stinging blow to nativist conservatives bent on keeping illegal immigrants and Middle Eastern refugees out of the United States, saying Thursday in a landmark address to Congress that Americans should show compassion to immigrants of all stripes. -- 'When the stranger in our midst appeals to us, we must not repeat the sins and the errors of the past,' the Roman Catholic pontiff said. 'We must resolve now to live as nobly and as justly as possible, as we educate new generations not to turn their back on our “neighbors” and everything around us.'.....

Fox News        
Hundreds of deported immigrants with mental disabilities may return to US 
Hundreds of immigrants with mental disabilities who were deported from the U.S. after representing themselves in court may be allowed to return to the country under a settlement approved by a judge Friday. -- Federal Judge Dolly M. Gee's ruling will let immigrants with serious mental disabilities request to have their cases reopened in hopes of returning to the U.S. .....

September 25, 2015

Nelson Balido -- Fox News Latino       
United States unprepared to meet threat from mass migration 
More than 500,000 migrants have arrived at Europe's doorstep this year, nearly twice as many as last year. In an attempt to halt the waves of people fleeing war-torn areas, Hungry declared a state of emergency and sent police and soldiers to its border with Serbia, across which thousands of migrants have been crossing. When it comes to border security, lines of razor-wire and soldiers is a proposition some in the United States might support, but from experience, we know this is woefully insufficient to keep a border secure and large-scale migration in check......

The Examiner         
Pope Francis takes slap at Donald Trump politics of 'immigrant hate-mongering' 
Pope Francis is running for President of the United States. Never mind that he is not eligible to run or that he would not be interested in the job. Pope Francis certainly knows his politics and understands the issues. Yesterday, in addressing a Joint Session of Congress, Pope Francis took shot after shot at Donald Trump without naming him and his politics of "immigrant hate-mongering" and the "politics of ignorance." Donald Trump, it is plain to see, is the "anti-Pope Francis." Pope Francis and Donald Trump are on opposite ends of the political and human perspective......

One News Now        
Pope taken to task for immigration remarks 
An immigration enforcement advocacy organization says the pope is pushing an immigration policy that advocates being charitable with other people's resources. -- During his address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church urged the members of Congress and the United States as a whole not to be afraid of immigrants but to welcome them as fellow human beings. Pope Francis says people are not things that can be discarded just because they are troublesome......

Gateway Pundit        
SHOCK POLL: 62% of Republicans Feel BETRAYED by their Party (VIDEO) 
62% of Republicans feel betrayed by the party. -- And, two-thirds believe the GOP leadership has not done anything to stop the Obama agenda. -- That's what likely primary voters told FOX News in their latest poll. Dana Blanton, VP of FOX News public opinion research, shared the results tonight on The O'Reilly Factor. -- Donald Trump leads all Republican candidates with 26% support......

ASTROTURF: Immigration Group Planned Girl's Pope Encounter for a Year
..."We planned to do this from the moment we learned he was coming to the States,” Juan Jose Gutierrez of the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition told The Associated Press. “We have been working for a while now trying to sensitize the American public that dealing with immigration is not just dealing with the people who came in without proper documents but that we also have... countless children whose parents are undocumented.”.....

Crowd Explodes After Rubio Announces Boehner Retirement 
Fiday in Washington, DC at the Family Research Council's 10th annual Values Voter Summit, Sen. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), a candidate for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination announced Speaker Rep. John Boehner's resignation, which led to the crowd in attendance bursting into loud cheers and a standing ovation......

Illegal Alien Car Crash Kills 6 in Central Texas 
At least six illegal immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala have been killed, multiple others injured, and two arrested following a high-speed chase that ended with a crash in the rural town of Edna just northwest of Victoria, Texas. At least 15 people were crammed into the SUV......

Golden Rule Doesn't Justify Illegal Immigration, Sessions Says 
Pope Francis' call for lawmakers to follow the Golden Rule on immigration and other matters has its limits, according to one conservative senator. -- Sen. Jeff Sessions, the most ardent foe of illegal immigration in the Senate, talked warmly in general about the pope's speech, although he said at several points it approached the line of what is appropriate for a religious leader......

Washington Post        
House Speaker John Boehner to resign at end of October 
House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), faced with a constant conservative rebellion, told Republicans Friday morning that he will resign at the end of October, according to aides and lawmakers in a closed-door meeting. -- The resignation will end a nearly five-year reign as speaker, allowing House Republicans to approve a short-term government funding bill that will avert a shutdown of federal agencies......

September 24, 2015

Washington Times         
Pope's call for immigration leniency unlikely to change debate 
Pope Francis is more than head of the Catholic Church — he's also the head of state of the Vatican, which as a government has possibly the most restrictive immigration and citizenship policies of any nation in the world. -- The pope, traveling to the U.S. for the first time, has made a special appeal to Americans to welcome immigrants.....

U.S. Host To 10 Million More Foreigners Than Entire European Union 
The United States is host to 10 million more foreign-born people than all 27 countries comprising the European Union combined, according to a chart analysis of United Nations and European Commission data produced by Republican staffers with the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest......

Trump Takes Issue With Pope Francis on Immigration, Climate Change 
Donald Trump said Thursday that he thinks the words of Pope Francis "are beautiful," but he disagrees with statements the pontiff made on Wednesday concerning climate control and immigration. -- "We have a country that is going through tremendous problems," the GOP frontrunner told CNN "New Day" co-host Alisyn Camerota, saying that the numbers of illegal immigrants coming into the country are causing "tremendous crime problems.".....

Rubio Keeps Hope Alive for Illegal Alien Welfare, Citizenship Amid World's Migrant Crises 
As record numbers of Muslim migrants enter the United States, and as a surge of Central Americans swamps our southern border, GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is using his presidential campaign to promote citizenship for those who come here illegally and take American jobs, benefits and residency......

Glenn Spencer -- American Border Patrol
Norwegian TV Flies with Spencer (Where is Fox News?)
Yesterday, Glenn Spencer, American Border Patrol's chief pilot took a TV crew from Norway (vg.no) on an aerial tour of the border. Aboard were reporter Marianne.Vikas and her photographer, Thomas. (See Photo) The tour ran from Naco, Arizona, to just west of Nogales. “I think I can safely say they were stunned at what they saw,” Spencer said. -- The tour began as Spencer flew over old ten-foot mat fencing at Naco, and then over the nearby recently finished $30 million Brian A. Terry US Border Patrol Station. -- I explained that, given the $30 million, I could have secured the entire Naco Border Patrol station area of responsibility and cut the staff by 50% --- and not built the new station. Upon landing a BP helicopter was seen chasing illegal aliens just north of the Bisbee airport. -- The rest of tour was equally interesting.

Richard F. LaMountain -- Oregon Catalyst         
Dems defy Oregon voters on funding illegal immigrants 
What will it take for the Legislature's Democratic majority to heed Oregonians' will? -- Last year, via Ballot Measure 88, Oregon voters rejected the illegal-immigrant driver cards the Legislature approved in 2013. The magnitude of that rejection --- the margin was almost two-to-one --- made clear: the vote transcended the issue of driver cards to constitute a broad mandate against state-government benefits for illegal immigrants......

Pope Relates U.S. Immigration Policy to Slaughter of Native Americans... Tells Congress to Reject 'Mindset of Hostility' 
Pope Francis is urging Americans to not “repeat the sins and the errors of the past,” and to treat immigrants better than European settlers treated the American Indians. -- Drawing inspiration from Martin Luther King Jr's 1963 speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the Pope called America “a land of dreams” that inspires us all, during his historic speech to a joint session of Congress......

Mexican baby-waving on steroids 
A 5-year-old girl delivered a T-shirt promoting action on illegal immigration to Pope Francis on Wednesday after security brought her to his open-air car at the pontiff's request. -- In a video from NBC Los Angeles, several guards carried the girl, who had crossed a police barricade, to Francis while he was traveling from the White House......

Review Editor Rich Lowry Resorts to Vulgarity on Fox News 
National Review Editor and Fox News Contributor Rich Lowry said GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina cut GOP frontrunner Donald Trump's “balls off with the precision of a surgeon” on a primetime national television broadcast, referencing Fiorina's performance in the second GOP primary debate......

LA County Sheriff's Department will continue to cooperate with immigration agents
In a letter to the county's governing board, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said deputies in county jails would continue to abide by California's Trust Act when determining how they cooperate with federal immigration agents who seek to deport men and women who don't have legal immigration status and are found guilty of crimes......

GOP Rep: Americans' Safety Should Be Priority over Syrians 
As the Obama administration prepares to vastly increase refugee admissions from hot spots like Syria, Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) is raising concerns about the safety of his constituents. -- “There is an affiliate of the Refugee Processing Center in Mobile, Alabama, located in my Congressional district,” Byrne wrote in a letter last week to Anne Richard, the assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration......

Glenn Spencer -- American Patrol Report  
Fox News Avoids Glenn Spencer
Bill O'Reilly is an open borders amnesty guy. -- I was invited to appear on the O'Reilly Factor as a guest one time. That was fourteen years ago. After I waxed the floor with the Mexican lawyer they put up against me, I was never invited back. -- I used that appearance as the basis for my video --- The Conquest of Aztlan. --American Border Patrol is the premier organization when it comes to knowledge of the border. Yet, Fox News has refused to even mention our name, much less go flying with me along the border - as have 25 other TV crews. -- Donald Trump is now learning what is really behind Fox News.


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