New Mexico, No Longer Sancturay State

February 3, 2011

Democratic party and illegal voters hardest hit.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday that New Mexico is no longer a sanctuary state, but some call this executive order a tragedy with implications far beyond our imagination.

Martinez ordered the reversal of the state’s “sanctuary status,” which prohibited law enforcement from asking criminal suspects about their citizenship. Now, officers will be able to ask anyone they suspect of a crime about their immigration status.

Marcela Diaz, of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, an immigrant rights organization, said this will essentially turn police into immigration agents.

“I think this was a knee-jerk decision that was not well thought out,” Diaz said. “Not only will this lead to increased racial profiling, it taxes resources of limited enforcement.”

The new governor said allowing law enforcement to inquire into immigration status is a big step forward in protecting the public, but Diaz and others believe this move could create more victims.

Police can enforce any legal law in the USA, without exception.


Close The Damn Border

November 6, 2010

Build the damn fence — The war that is just inches away:

Mexican marines killed drug baron Ezequiel “Tony Tormenta” Cardenas in a ferocious gunfight at the U.S. border on Friday, a fleeting victory for President Felipe Calderon that is unlikely to quell raging violence.Around 150 marines backed by helicopters and soldiers fought running battles with members of the powerful Gulf cartel for hours in Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas, terrifying residents and briefly shutting border bridges.

Dodging grenades and coming under heavy fire from gunmen hidden in houses and shooting from trucks, the marines moved in on Cardenas, one of Mexico’s most-wanted traffickers, and killed him on Friday afternoon, the navy said.

“He died in a shootout with us,” a navy spokesman said.

Three marines and four gunmen were killed, the navy said. A reporter was killed after being caught in crossfire, local media reported.

Cardenas, 48, was the brother of former Gulf cartel leader Osiel Cardenas, who was extradited to Texas in 2007. He had a $5 million bounty on his head in the United States and ran the powerful gang with his partner, Jorge Eduardo Costilla, known as El Coss, who is still at large.


Virginia Lawmaker Challenges Feds to Sue His State Over Immigration Enforcement

July 11, 2010

In a brilliant stroke, lawmaker says flood the system with immigration challenges … Good idea.

A Virginia lawmaker looking to enact an immigration law similar to Arizona’s is challenging the Obama administration to come at his state with a lawsuit, too, saying he hopes the Justice Department has “so many targets” they can’t focus.

Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart told The Washington Post that the Obama administration’s lawsuit against Arizona will probably fall flat. He claimed Arizona is on “firm footing” and encouraged other jurisdictions to follow Arizona’s lead.

“I hope the Justice Department sues Virginia, as well,” he told the Post. “I hope they have so many targets that they are unable to focus on Arizona.”


Oh oh, Ninth Circuit Essentially Rules Arizona Law IS Constitutional

June 14, 2010

Not good when the Ninth Circuit rules against you … Arizona’s Law is very similarly based.

The 9th Circuit on June 9, 2010 upheld an ordinance allowing police in Redondo Beach to arrest day laborers who solicit work from people in cars, despite claims that the ordinance violates workers’ rights to free speech and equal protection.

Comite de Jornaleros de Redondo Beach and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network had sued the city of Redondo Beach, Calif., claiming the ordinance violated the constitutional rights of job-seekers who congregated in parking lots.

The 9th Circuit’s 2-1 ruling overturns a federal judge’s ruling for the workers, who argued that the near 25-year-old ordinance unfairly targets a certain group and violates their constitutional rights.

The city said the ordinance complies with law and bans everyone from soliciting on sidewalks and medians to avoid interfering with traffic.

The majority’s ruling, written by Circuit Judge Sandra Ikuta, relies heavily on a 1986 decision stemming from similar claims filed against Phoenix by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Judge Ikuta held that Redondo Beach’s ordinance is constitutional, like Phoenix’s, because the activities it aims to restrict are broad, and the ordinance specifically addresses safety concerns.

The federal appeal court also noted that the ordinance isn’t entirely restrictive, as nothing prevents workers from approaching people who are not in their cars.

In a dissenting opinion, Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw said the ordinance is “overbroad and thus violates well-established principles of our First Amendment jurisprudence.”

“The ordinance is not a valid time, place, or manner restriction because it is not narrowly tailored to the significant governmental interests asserted by the city,” Wardlaw wrote.

As is the narrowly tailored Phenix’s new crackdown on illegals, requiring a legitimate police action before it can be applied.


17 States Now Filing Versions of Arizona’s Immigration Bill SB 1070

May 22, 2010

One of America’s national organizations fighting against illegal immigration is announcing that 17 states are now filing versions of Arizona’s SB 1070 law which is designed to help local police enforce America’s existing immigration laws.

Numerous national and local polls indicated that 60-81% of Americans support local police enforcing immigration laws. Probably varies depending on how well the local media lies about the bill.

“Our national network of activists have been working overtime trying to help the state of Arizona and the brave Arizonans who have passed this bill,” said William Gheen, President of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC. “Arizona no longer stands alone and we have now documented state lawmakers filing, or announcing they will file, versions of the Arizona bill in seventeen states! We will not stop until all states are protected from invasion as required by the US Constitution.”

ALIPAC has documented the following 17 states are following Arizona’s lead in response to citizen pressure,

And then there is this: Three year old law in Virginia targets illegal immigrants much like Arizona’s SB 1070 I wonder, does Obama know?


Arizona: The Bill SB1070

April 27, 2010

It’s really only an enforcement law, for laws already on the books. In case you haven’t, you can read or download the entire text of Senate Bill 1070 here. As with most legislation, the politicians depend on people not reading the bills … Like the Democrats health care rationing bill for communists — Yes it will cost you more, yes it will ration care, and yes they withheld those things before the vote so you wouldn’t no and they could exploit you. But back to the latest fraudulent lame stream media generated outrage …

Consider just these paragraphs of the bill:

NO OFFICIAL OR AGENCY OF THIS STATE OR A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE MAY ADOPT A POLICY THAT LIMITS OR RESTRICTS THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAWS TO LESS THAN THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY FEDERAL LAW.

FOR ANY LAWFUL CONTACT MADE BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL OR AGENCY OF THIS STATE OR A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE WHERE REASONABLE SUSPICION EXISTS THAT THE PERSON IS AN ALIEN WHO IS UNLAWFULLY PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES, A REASONABLE ATTEMPT SHALL BE MADE, WHEN PRACTICABLE, TO DETERMINE THE IMMIGRATION STATUS OF THE PERSON.

Article 8, Section 11-1051, Paragraph A, B

Consider a law enforcement office must first have “lawful contact.” “Reasonable suspicion” must exist that the person is here illegally. A “reasonable attempt” is all the officer can make to determine the immigration status of the person and then, only when “practicable.” So how is that racism, discrimination, or anything else the leftists are saying it is.

It enforces federal and state existing law, that’s it.

We used to do this in Florida, trained our deputies in federal immigration law enforcement, and then Obama by executive order prohibited our LE from doing it anymore. Why?


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