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Racist Kansas Legislator, Virgil Peck ‘Illegal immigrants should be shot from helicopters like hogs’

SOMOS REPUBLICANS are demanding an apology from Republican Kansas legislator, Virgil Peck, when he said it might be good to control illegal immigration the way the feral hog population has been controlled — with hunters shooting from helicopters. There are people advocating to shoot the heads off of “illegal Mexicans”, and Peck’s behavior is extremely violent and inappropriate. continue reading »

California Dream Act Debate Intensifies

While recent census figures indicate that California is rapidly becoming a melting pot of immigrants on the road to becoming the new majority, a debate is sure to materialize in a California Assembly committee hearing today continue reading »

Hispanic Pop in Arizona, Connecticut, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Idaho and Wisconsin Grew by Double Digits

Hispanic population nearly 39 million in the 33 states released, accounting for 58 percent of U.S. population growth. continue reading »

DREAMer Pedro Gutierrez Is Granted One Year Stay of Deportation

News about one of the lucky 900 this week: Pedro Gutierrez, a 22-year old Arizonan, has been granted a one-year stay of deportation, thanks to the work of DREAM activists and DREAM Act supporters all over the nation. continue reading »

English Only Bills Introduced in House and Senate

Official English Language Bills have been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King sponsored the House Bill H.R. 997, while the senate Bill S. 503 was introduced by Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe. continue reading »

Latino Groups call for Utah Boycott, as State challenges Federal Sovereignty on Immigration

The Utah legislature passed three immigration reform bills last Thursday blazing a new path for immigration reform, separate from Arizona. continue reading »

POLL:  63% of Americans Say Border Control is Top Immigration Priority

Little is being said on Capitol Hill about immigration reform these days, but voters remain strongly convinced that border control should come first. continue reading »

LATIN LOVIN   Loving an “illegal”

My life has been redefined by loving and losing an “illegal” immigrant, whom I shared a home and a child with before his deportation. That was two years and a thousand tears ago. Hours spent scavenging the Internet for continue reading »

Rep Barney Frank, “Lazy People Don’t Immigrate”

Rep Barney Frank (D-Mass) received an award from National Council of La Raza at a black tie event ant the National Building Museum this week. continue reading »

National Hispanic GOP Group Announces Immigration Solution

A healthy and legal immigration solution will secure our borders, create a safer North American Continent and promote a stronger relationship with our contiguous neighbors. Enforcement-only initiatives promote a situation that continue reading »

Bill to Stop Undocumented Immigrants From Getting Drivers License Fails In WA Senate

A Bill to restrict the ability of undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers licenses in Washington State was defeated yesterday in the state Senate, the motion failed 23-25. continue reading »

Border Patrol Rescues 8 Illegal Aliens During San Diego’s Cold Snap, One Dies from Exposure

A harsh winter storm hit east San Diego County, delivering freezing rain and up to four feet of snow in some areas. Border Patrol agents responded to the storm this past week and rendered life-saving assistance continue reading »

National GOP Group and Latino Caucus United Against Anti-Immigrant Bills

Somos Republicans, America’s largest Hispanic Republican organization, has joined forces with the Nebraska Democratic Latino Caucus in opposition to an Arizona-style enforcement bill for Nebraska continue reading »

Utah Bill Proposes State, Federal and Mexico Involvement

The bill, HB466, is sponsored by immigration foes Rep. Stephen Sandstrom and co-sponsored by Sen. Curt Bramble and would allow businesses in Utah who need labor to directly solicit it through Nuevo Leon. The approach would work within federal guidelines where legal visas are distributed by the federal government with the state acting essentially as middleman. continue reading »

State Senator Claims Illegals Drawing State Benefits in Oklahoma and Introduces Bill to Deport

During a Senate Appropriations committee meeting this morning, State Senator Mark Allen proposed a bill (SB 820) which would call for deporting family members of illegal aliens who are incarcerated if those family members are continue reading »

Immigration Debate in Illinois Heats Up- Whose Job Is It?

The questions of whose responsibility to legislate and enforce immigration issues are being vigorously debated in the Illinois General Assembly. continue reading »

Sponsor of Bill to End 14th Am Tells Police he has” Legislative Immunity” in Domestic Violence

Scott Bundgaard,(R) the Arizona state Senate majority leader, was involved in a domestic violence dispute this weekend with his girlfriend Aubry Ballard (34). continue reading »

Latest TX Bill, Strict Penalties for Hiring Illegal’s- But Maids are OK

The latest bill addressing illegal immigration in Texas has an interesting exemption- Maids. “It is an admittedly clumsy first attempt to say, ‘We are really focusing on the big businesses,’” Jon English, Rep. Riddle’s chief of staff, continue reading »

For Immigrants, a Deadly Trek

They hike for days through a desert whose topography is lethal. They confront challenges both natural and manmade: If they survive the unforgiving heat and unrelenting cold, they are targets for the mafias that prowl the border continue reading »

Kansas House Passes Bill to Repeal In-State Tuition to Illegal Immigrants

The Kansas House approved a bill repealing the Kansas law allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at their colleges and universities. continue reading »