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Gessler: Voting System Still Vulnerable To Fraud

Colorado Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler defended his search for noncitizens on voter rolls Monday, telling lawmakers that the state’s voting system remains vulnerable to fraud.

The state’s election chief said his office spent about $8,000 to mail letters to 3,903 suspected noncitizens on voter rolls...

Over the line: Fighting corruption on our border
CBS News

John Ladd owns 14,000 wild acres in southern Arizona squared up against the Mexican border. It's land that's become extremely valuable for something besides ranching: For Mexico's illegal immigrants and drug cartels, it's a golden pathway into the U.S.

"The easy part of getting across here is you got three miles to...

The Colorado Compact: An empty piñata
Exclusive: Tom Tancredo rips immigration report that waves magic wand of 'fairness'
World Net Daily

...Stacked blue ribbon commissions as a form of political manipulation are not unique to our nation’s capital. We see them at the state level, too...

Of course, if you launch a blue ribbon commission, your starting point must be the principle that all “immigrants” must be treated equally, whether legal or illegal....

Obama Will Seek Overhaul of Immigration in One Push
New York Times

President Obama plans to push Congress to move quickly in the coming months on an ambitious overhaul of theimmigration system that would include a path to citizenship for most of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country, senior administration officials and lawmakers said last week. 

Mr. Obama and Senate...

California 'maternity hotel' where Chinese women pay thousands to give birth and make their babies American citizens closes
Chino Hills house allegedly hosted dozens of pregnant women from China who flew in to give birth and get their children American citizenship
London Daily Mail

An alleged 'maternity hotel' in Southern California where pregnant women from China stayed so they could give birth there and make their babies American citizens in the process has been closed ...

So called 'maternity hotels' don't violate federal law - a woman is permitted to travel to the U.S. on a tourist visa...

Illegal immigrants in Colorado seize upon new visa waiver
Alejandro Esparza texted his wife a smiley face Wednesday
Denver Post

The occasion for the momentous digital grin was a small change in a convoluted immigration regulation. On paper, that change may seem like an insignificant reform, but for American families of certain illegal immigrants such as Esparza, it represents a new opportunity to obtain a green card without tearing loved ones apart...

International News: Deportations in Mexico Rise by 30 Percent
A Honduran migrant who was deported from Mexico arrives at a migrant center in Corinto, Honduras, August 2012.

The number of undocumented immigrants deported from Mexico by immigration authorities in that country rose by 30 percent in 2012, according to the Mexican wire service Agencia Reforma.

Figures from the  National Institute of Migration, a Mexican government agency, show that between January and November, 75,000...

ICE Cancels Enforcement Agreements with 32 Local Partners
- Colorado State Patrol among them
The Center for Immigration Studies

Last week, ICE quietly announced that it was terminating 32 local enforcement task force partnerships, known as 287(g) agreements, some of which have been operating successfully for as long as ten years. This follows the revocation earlier this year of seven other task force agreements in Arizona. ICE has offered no...

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Hispanics singled out- the only children in our school systems who can't deal with English-language immersion
The Post Independent


... For some reason, Hispanics have been singled out as the only children in our school systems who can't deal with English-language immersion lest it ruin their psyches, dishonor their ethnic roots, and needlessly challenge them.   In Illinois, children who would learn English as a second language are first...
Tom Tancredo offers his own Colorado Compact on Immigration Fairness

Does the GOP have a death wish?" That's what former congressman, former gubernatorial candidate and longtime rabble-rouser Tom Tancredo asks, in the wake of a number of Republicans signing off last week on the Colorado Compact on Immigration...

In response to the December 9 announcement of the Colorado Compact --...

CAIR-Michigan Assults the U.S. Constitution - the Cult of Multiculturalism

The December 13, 2012 article CAIR-Michigan Goes After the U.S. Constitution reports that:

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has just put out an Action Alert that takes direct aim at the Constitution of the United States.

Now at this point, one might ask how Colorado...

Boulder's Intercambio helps 8,000 immigrants find their way
Denver Post

Six students in a tiny Boulder classroom sit around a table, holding an intelligent discussion about a magazine article on social media.

The classroom's common language is English, but the accents come from around the globe — China, South Korea, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan.

At the nonprofit Intercambio: Uniting...

California's Population Is Moving Out, Census Report Shows

About 100,000 more people moved away from California in 2011 than relocated to the Golden State, according to the latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The trend can be explained, in part, in monetary terms. Even in an economic boom, the cost of living in California has increased, prompting people to move out,...

Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043
Denver Post

...White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043....

The total U.S. population should climb to 420 million by 2060, with whites making up 43 percent. Hispanics, currently 17 percent of the population, will jump to 31 percent, or nearly 1 in 3 residents. Blacks will make up 14.7 percent, up...

Colorado River Seen as Depleting resource
Houston Chronicle

...rising demand and falling supply have water managers in the arid West considering a host of other options to deal with dire projections that the Colorado River - the main water supply for a region larger than the country of France - won't be able over the next 50 years to meet demands of a regional population now about...

Illegal-Alien Amnesty Gives Democrats 7 Million New Voters

...Since the election, some Republican-leaning pundits have maintained that Mitt Romney lost more than 70% of Hispanics, and thereby the presidency, because of his reputedly tough stance on illegal immigration.

Their "solution" is for Republicans to get behind "comprehensive immigration reform" — amnesty and a path...

Border Patrol: Cannon used to shoot drugs into US
Associated Press/9 News


U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country -- a cannon.   Authorities say 33 cans of marijuana were spotted Friday in a field near where the Colorado River crosses the U.S.-Mexico border.    The 85 pounds of marijuana found in the cans had...
Study shows immigration reporting law has high cost for Colorado
Denver Post

12/05 1:24 PM    – A six-year-old Colorado law that requires local law enforcement to report suspected illegal immigrants to federal authorities is costing local agencies in the state more than $13 million annually, according to a study released Wednesday. 

The Colorado Fiscal Institute's study tallies the cost of...
Arizona lawsuit challenges restrictions on driver's licenses
The suit targets an executive order by Gov. Jan Brewer denying the licenses to young immigrants who received work permits under a new Obama administration progr
LA Times

A contingent of civil and immigrant rights organizations launched a lawsuit Thursday against Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, challenging an executive order she issued that denies driver's licenses to some youths who recently received immigration relief and work permits under a new Obama administration program.


Two-thirds of jobs go to immigrants during Obama’s four years
Researchers say legals and illegals are more mobile than natives in America
The Washington Times

Two-thirds of those who have found employment under President Obama are immigrants, both legal and illegal [correctly termed illegal aliens], according to an analysis that suggests immigration has soaked up a large portion of what little job growth there has been over the past three years.

The Center for...

APNewsBreak: Suspected noncitizens found on Colo. voter rolls
Associated Press

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler says 300 more suspected noncitizens have been found on the state's voter rolls.

They were among more than 3,900 people who received letters in August questioning their citizenship.

Gessler's office previously said another 141 people who received letters appeared...

Fed crackdown shows MS-13 gang is real threat, experts said
Los Angeles Times

The decision last week by federal authorities to classify the Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 gang as a “transnational criminal organization" has some experts hoping the move will put the gang on the run.

In Washington, both officials and experts said the designation shows that the federal government sees MS-13 as a real...

The JBS, ICE partnership is a good move
Greeley Tribune

JBS and Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials took a positive step last week when they agreed to work to work together to ensure the meatpacking giant’s U.S. workforce stays legal. The move comes more than half a decade after a raid on the meatpacking plant in north Greeley netted 262 suspected illegal workers. The...

Mayor Villaraigosa wants city ID card for immigrants
Villaraigosa is pushing a plan for an official city identification card that would double as a prepaid ATM card to help undocumented residents get access to ban
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is pushing a plan to create an official city photo identification card that could double as a prepaid ATM card and help immigrants get access to banking services.

The initiative could reduce crime because fewer people would have to carry cash, but critics say it's another ill-...

Obama's refusal to deport illegal aliens unconstitutional, say law professors

Two law professors, including one who served in the Bush Justice Department, have published a paper charging that President Obama violated the Constitution with his directive to law enforcement not to deport illegal aliens.

In the paper entitled, “The Obama Administration, the Dream Act and the Take Care Clause,”...