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Texas City Pays Dearly For Illegal Immigration Law

A Dallas suburb that has spent millions to defend an ordinance to curb illegal immigration has been ordered by a judge to pay nearly $500,000 to cover the legal fees of those who challenged the measure. Farmers Branch will dish out $470,000 this week to pay the attorneys’ fees of…

Lawmakers Skirt New Earmark Disclosure Rule

To meet a new transparency rule members of Congress had until this week to post details of earmark requests on their official websites but many have failed to abide and others have hidden the information in obscure places that disregard the law’s spirit. A congressional newspaper reviewed hundreds of U.S.…

U.S. Lawmakers Praise Murderous Communist Dictator

In their mission to lift sanctions on a notorious human rights violator that appears on the State Department’s terrorist-sponsoring nations, prominent members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus praised Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro during a censored tour of the island prison. Led by California Democrat Barbara Lee, the chairwoman of…

NAACP: No Racial Profiling In Immigration Crackdown

The nation’s oldest civil rights group rejected a request to portray an Arizona sheriff who enforces immigration law as a racial profiler in congressional hearings. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) actually turned down the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee by refusing his invitation to…

House Ethics Comm. Is A Joke

In a pathetic attempt to appear effective, the joke of a House ethics committee has taken swift action against a congressman’s minor speeding infraction while it repeatedly ignores serious corruption allegations among several prominent lawmakers.   The Committee On Standards of Official Conduct issued a press release detailing its speedy…

Community Organizations Help U.S. Census Count Illegals In 2010

The director of the U.S. Census Bureau will team up with community organizations throughout the nation to assure that every illegal immigrant living in the country is counted in the 2010 census.  After a La Raza group powwow to discuss efforts to ensure a full count of Latinos, Bureau Director…

ICE Agent Guilty Of Taking Bribes

A federal immigration agent in charge of investigating domestic and international human smuggling organizations has admitted he took bribes to help illegal aliens from China and Latin America enter the United States.  The veteran Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent, Pedro Cintron, worked undercover in Miami Florida and accepted $15,000…

ID Theft Rule Called Inhumane

Immigration advocates say a Florida town’s new measure requiring a valid U.S. identification to obtain utility services is inhuman because it prevents migrant farm workers from getting water. Located in southwest Florida, Immokalee is an agriculture town with a population of about 20,000, many illegal alien farm workers who flock…

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