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Store Stops Selling ‘illegal immigrant hunting permit’ Bumper Stickers

Store Stops Selling ‘illegal immigrant hunting permit’ Bumper Stickers

A protest was planned in Sturtevant WI to bring attention to the sale of bumper stickers reading “illegal immigrant hunting permit’. Before the protest began however, the owner of the continue reading »

Pink Upset Over Painted Horse in Gomez Video

Pink Upset Over Painted Horse in Gomez Video

On Thursday afternoon Pink noticed a pink and purple horse on a So Cal Beach. The pop star tweeted she was appalled at the whole idea. continue reading »

More States Toss Costly Immigration Legislation in Final Days of Session

More States Toss Costly Immigration Legislation in Final Days of Session

As many state legislative session wrap up for the year, more lawmakers are jumping ship on controversial enforcement measures targeting undocumented immigrants. Whether they are under continue reading »

Immigration Court Backlog Likely to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Immigration Court Backlog Likely to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Our nation’s immigration courts are backlogged. Historically backlogged. At the end of last year, more than 260,000 cases remained pending before immigration judges. Across the country, the average wait was nearly sixteen continue reading »

Narco Blog: Gilberto Barragan “The Namesake”  US 10 Most Wanted, $ 5M Reward- Captured

Narco Blog: Gilberto Barragan “The Namesake”  US 10 Most Wanted, $ 5M Reward- Captured

Mexican federal police captured a leading member of the Gulf drug cartel Friday at what appeared to have been his birthday party, authorities said. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Go Under the Knife to Erase Their Fingerprints

Undocumented Immigrants Go Under the Knife to Erase Their Fingerprints

Knives, acid, fire and even surgery are some of the methods undocumented immigrants are using to erase their fingerprints and avoid incarceration. These desperate procedures, according to federal agencies continue reading »

Gingrich Calls For Young Americans to Pass Test Before They Can Vote-“Just Like Immigrants”

Gingrich Calls For Young Americans to Pass Test Before They Can Vote-“Just Like Immigrants”

Last week, former GOP House Speaker and current presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suggested that American citizens should have to pass a test in American history before they could earn the continue reading »

Brazilian Auto Workers on Strike at GM’s Sao Paulo Plant

Brazilian Auto Workers on Strike at GM’s Sao Paulo Plant

Workers at GM's plant in Sao Jose dos Campos in Sao Paulo state approved a strike after rejecting GM’s latest profit sharing proposal. The 24 hour strike will cost GM production of 950 vehicles. continue reading »

Rosie Perez Files Suit for ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Injuries

Rosie Perez Files Suit for ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Injuries

Actress Rosie Perez was injured on the set of ‘Law $ Order: SVU ‘ in 2009, and she has filed legal action against NBC this week. Perez was filming a guest role for the series when following the script; continue reading »

Labor Sec Hilda Solis on Exhibit B in Case for Immigration Reform

Labor Sec Hilda Solis on Exhibit B in Case for Immigration Reform

For the latest proving ground in the debate over whether to fix our country’s broken immigration system, America should turn its attention to Brownsville today. In a border city that once housed a military outpost during the Mexican-American War, the potential of immigrants to contribute to the American economy will be on proud display. continue reading »

Joe Arpaio Re-created in Bacon (VIDEO)

Joe Arpaio Re-created in Bacon (VIDEO)

Chow Bella did a great job creating their own meat candy concoction of a Phoenix figurehead: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. continue reading »

SLOW DOWN This Weekend With a Latin American Wonder

SLOW DOWN This Weekend With a Latin American Wonder

SLOW DOWN This Weekend With a Latin American Wonder continue reading »

U.S. Immigration Director Honored by Colombian President Santos

U.S. Immigration Director Honored by Colombian President Santos

During a graduation ceremony of 106 Colombian National Police (CNP) officers on Thursday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the Director General of the Colombian National Police continue reading »

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Region Increases 400% in One Year

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Region Increases 400% in One Year

Brazil is reporting a dramatic increase in deforestation in the Amazon that has the country’s environmental protectionists and some government officials troubled. In just one year – March/April of 2010 -2011 – Brazil’s Amazon has seen a 400 percent increase in the amount of acres continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Modified Hang Gliders Becoming Increasingly Popular for Drug Smuggling

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Modified Hang Gliders Becoming Increasingly Popular for Drug Smuggling

We’ve seen makeshift ramps used to help drug-carrying trucks over the U.S.-Mexico border wall/fence, submersibles full of drugs, women sticking drugs in their *ahem* lady parts, tunnels dug right under the border, continue reading »