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Mexico asks court to reject Ariz. immigration law

June 22nd, 2010 . by TexasFred

Mexico asks court to reject Ariz. immigration law

PHOENIX (AP) - Mexico is asking a federal court in Arizona to declare the state’s new immigration law unconstitutional.

Lawyers for Mexico on Tuesday submitted a legal brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the law.

The law generally requires police investigating another incident or crime to ask people about their immigration status if there’s a “reasonable suspicion” they’re in the country illegally.

It also makes being in Arizona illegally a misdemeanor, and it prohibits seeking day-labor work along the state’s streets.

Mexico says its interest in having consistent relations with the United States shouldn’t be frustrated by one state.

Mexico also says it has a legitimate interest in defending its citizens’ rights and that the law would lead to racial profiling.

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Mexico asks court to reject Ariz. immigration law

Mexico can go pound sand in the desert, and they have plenty of it too. At what point did WE become responsible for Mexico? And what, exactly, does this mean, “Mexico also says it has a legitimate interest in defending its citizens’ rights”?

Mexico doesn’t give a DAMN about their citizens, and anyone stupid enough to enter Mexico illegally will soon find out that the words human rights are NOT in the Mexican vocabulary.

Watch this video, see what it is that we here in Texas, and certainly in other border states are up against.

We don’t have a President, a Senate, a Congress or a Governor that gives a damn about the Texas border.

Rick Perry, aka: Gov. Goodhair, only cares about his political future. He is almost as useless as his opponent, Houston Mayor Bill White, a sad excuse for a Texan if there ever was one. White was a big part of Houston becoming a sanctuary city for ILLEGALS.

Obama cedes parts of Arizona to Mexico, SOURCE. Where does it end? When does it end? And most importantly, HOW does it end?

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Vandals leave Swastikas, beans at Capitol

April 26th, 2010 . by TexasFred

Vandals leave Swastikas, beans at Capitol

The conflict over a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration in Arizona intensified Monday as vandals smeared refried beans in the shape of swastikas on the state Capitol’s windows.

More protests were planned Monday after thousands gathered this weekend to demonstrate against a bill that will make it a state crime to be an illegal immigrant in Arizona.

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Arizona immigration law: Vandals leave Swastikas, beans at Capitol

OK, I gotta say it, these illegals, and their supporters, are dumber than a bag of dog poop!

They don’t have the vaguest idea that there’s a difference between RACE and ETHNICITY. They are crying about this racist law. RACIST law! You see, I can’t get anyone to show me, anywhere, that ILLEGAL is defined as a race.

ILLEGAL is a term applied to something that is against the law. I suppose, given these clowns definition of a racist, apparently every law enforcement officer (LEO) in the USA is a racist.

It appears that there is a large group of Hispanics that believe they are about to be unfairly targeted, about to be forced to prove that they are here in the USA legally. Well, pay very close attention mi amigos, I am a dark complexioned gringo, I had dark hair and beard when I was younger and I have been, on MANY occasions, assumed to be a Hispanic by folks that ARE! I had to explain, more than once, that a Cajun isn’t a Spanish speaker.

I lived in El Paso, Texas for 9 years, I can’t tell you the number of times I had Spanish speakers come up to me and start rattling off in their native lingo. I don’t speak much Spanish, I can order a beer, a plate of fajitas, nachos, some enchiladas and tortillas, but that’s about it.

I have, on occasion, had a Border Patrol agent ask me my citizenship. As soon as I opened my mouth and answered, they said, “Thank you Sir, have a great day!” and I was on my way.

Opponents say the law will lead to rampant racial profiling and turn Arizona into a police state with provisions that require police to question people about their immigrant status if they suspect they are here illegally. Day laborers can be arrested for soliciting work if they are in the U.S. illegally, and police departments can be sued if they don’t carry out the law.

And this presents a problem?? How?? If I may ask?

If these day laborers are ILLEGALS, well, I guess that’s the breaks, adios, via con dios, and don’t come back until you have a Green Card pinche pendejo!

OK, so I picked up a little bit of Spanish living in El Paso, and in Texas for the biggest part of my life… :P

And before I forget it, they smeared refried beans in the shape of swastikas on the windows of the state Capitol? Not only is that a highly immature waste of refried beans, but wouldn’t that be a very denigrating act if a pinche gringo had done it? And to connect it to NAZI Germany too? I really don’t know what these people hope to accomplish with that move…

But supporters of the law, set to take effect in late July or August, say it is necessary to protect Arizonans from a litany of crimes committed by illegal immigrants. Arizona is home to an estimated 460,000 illegal immigrants.

You will notice, Arizona is NOT trying to single out ANY group in particular, other than illegals, so, I have to ask, are ALL of these protesters ILLEGAL? Do they have a guilty conscience? Are they afraid that they will be held to the law of the land? Is that the problem?

I can’t find anything written anywhere that indicates Arizona saying, “We are going to detain and question all Hispanic looking people”, what I see is a law that states an officer, in the course of his/her duties, will ask you if you are a legal resident of this nation, no matter WHO you are or what you look like.

How hard can it be? If you’re legal, you’re legal, if you’re NOT legal, you’re a lawbreaking criminal and woe be unto you and yours!

Arizona officers would arrest people found to be undocumented and turn them over to federal immigration officers. Opponents said the federal government can block the law by refusing to accept them.

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Arizona law sparks debate in El Paso

April 26th, 2010 . by TexasFred

Arizona law sparks debate in El Paso

EL PASO — The Mexican consul’s office in El Paso issued a statement criticizing the new Arizona measure that requires local police to enforce immigration laws.

The consul’s statement reflects the Mexican federal government’s position on the controversial law.

“Although the Mexican government recognizes the sovereign rights of all countries to decide policies that apply in their own territories, nevertheless, we cannot remain indifferent over a law like (Arizona) Senate Bill 1070, which has the potential to affect the human rights of thousands of Mexican people,” the statement said.

“Criminalization is not the way to resolve the phenomenon of undocumented immigration … The Mexican government will use its resources to defend the rights and dignity of Mexicans in Arizona.”

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Arizona law sparks debate in El Paso

Debate in El Paso is great, I want debate, and immediate action, in AUSTIN!

I want our state legislature ALL OVER this issue, and I don’t mean a year from now, I don’t mean just before the next election, I mean NOW! And I am fairly certain that I am not the only LEGAL American VOTER in the great state of Texas that feels this way!

“Although the Mexican government recognizes the sovereign rights of all countries to decide policies that apply in their own territories, nevertheless, we cannot remain indifferent over a law like (Arizona) Senate Bill 1070, which has the potential to affect the human rights of thousands of Mexican people,”

Human rights only seem to matter to Mexico when it’s the American society that is taking the hits, providing education, healthcare and the like. I haven’t heard of any massive social welfare reforms or programs in Mexico. Maybe that’s why, coupled with Mexico’s lack of human rights in it’s own nation, maybe that’s why we have so many Mexicans coming to the USA illegally!

Maybe we need to simplify OUR immigration laws, make them so simple that even a child can understand their exact intent! How about this?

1. If you migrate to this county, you must speak the native language

2. You have to be a professional or an investor. No unskilled workers allowed.

3. There will be no special bilingual programs in the schools, no special ballots for elections, all government business will be conducted in our language.

4. Foreigners will NOT have the right to vote no matter how long they are here.

5 Foreigners will NEVER be able to hold political office.

6. Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers. No welfare, no food stamps, no health care, or other government assistance programs.

7. Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount equal to 400 times the daily minimum wage.

8. If foreigners do come and want to buy land that will be okay, BUT options will be restricted. You are not allowed waterfront property. That is reserved for citizens naturally born into this country.

9. Foreigners may not protest; no demonstrations, no waving a foreign flag, no political organizing, no badmouthing our president or his policies, if you do you will be sent home.

10. If you do come to this country illegally, you will be hunted down and sent straight to jail.

Harsh, you say? The above laws belong to the immigration laws of MEXICO!

It’s really funny how Mexico, and pretty much every other nation on earth, can enforce their laws regarding immigration, and enforce them stringently, but if WE enforce OUR immigration laws, WE are violating human rights!

Does anyone else see the hypocrisy of that?

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Angst rises as Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer mulls immigration bill

April 22nd, 2010 . by TexasFred

Angst rises as Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer mulls immigration bill

The nation’s battle over immigration reform this week landed squarely on Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s office steps. And with four days left to decide what she’ll do about one of the state’s most divisive issues in the midst of an election year, the pressure is mounting.

The Arizona Senate on Monday approved Senate Bill 1070, a wide-ranging illegal-immigration measure that, among other things, makes it a state crime to be in the country illegally and requires local law enforcement to determine an individual’s legal status if there is reasonable suspicion that he or she is in the U.S. illegally. Brewer has until the end of the day Saturday to sign it, veto it or do nothing and allow it to become law.

While everyone awaits her decision, the stakes continue to rise.

On Tuesday, police arrested nine college students after they chained themselves to the old Capitol-building doors in protest. More than 100 bill opponents spent the day praying and rallying. Some plan to stay round-the-clock until Brewer makes a decision.

Hundreds of phone calls and e-mails are pouring in from both sides. Brewer’s Republican gubernatorial opponents are pushing for support of the bill, while some city leaders are trying to find ways around it.

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Angst rises as Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer mulls immigration bill

Oh how I wish the Governor of Texas had the huevos to do this. A huge majority of Texans would fall in love with Rick Perry all over again!

Most police departments in Texas would have NO issues with enforcing a law like this either, well, unless you’re talking about a Sheriff that doesn’t HAVE huevos to begin with. Dallas County would likely be in open revolt, you see, Dallas County is the home of Lupe Valdez, a libber, a Democrat, an out in the open lesbian and a Hispanic. Oh yeah, she’s the Dallas County Sheriff too.

Now I’m not trying to say that Valdez is not a LEGAL Hispanic, I am certain she is legal, but I have a few doubts about her willingness to enforce a law like this on *her people*. You know? Kind of like the Sonia Sotomayor and that wise latina thing.

Rick Perry has no Republican challenger now. All he has to do is get by the liberal Democratic challenger, Houston Mayor, Bill White. That shouldn’t present too much of a problem. But Perry isn’t doing the job that needs to be done regarding ILLEGALS in Texas.

Many Texans have all but begged him to place the National Guard on the border, many have pushed him to crack down on ILLEGALS already in the state of Texas, and our law enforcement people are more than willing. If they took the majority of wetbacks OFF of Texas streets, crime in Texas would decrease substantially.

Oh darn, there I go being all racist again, I said WETBACKS. Shame on me… :twisted:

The governor has been mum on whether she will sign the measure. Her advisers say she worries about the impact of this action, and she generally seeks counsel from her close circle of friends and advisers when faced with significant decisions. At day’s end, they say, she’s not afraid to make an unpopular choice in an important matter.

Making choices and decisions, all kinds of decisions, that’s a part of the job. If it was easy, anyone could do it.

I’m wondering why we haven’t heard from OUR Governor regarding the 10th Amendment and Texas sovereignty. I sent a message to a member of Perry’s staff the other day concerning this post: Perry rules out special session to challenge federal health-care reforms

I got the usual song and dance about what a wonderful job Perry is doing and how healthcare has been challenged in the suit filed by AG Greg Abbott, and it’s true, our AG has filed suit, along with several other AGs in an effort to stop ObamaCare, but what hasn’t our Governor come out and made an issue of it too? It’s sure to garner him some votes from Republicans and a few fence sitters that have seen through Obama and his cloud of BS.

Levi Bolton, legislative lobbyist for the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, which represents more than 2,500 Phoenix police officers, said his group hand-delivered a letter encouraging Brewer to sign the bill.

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