News US Border Agents Intentionally Stepped in Front of Cars to Justify Shooting Them
The Los Angeles Times obtained an internal review of US Border Patrols use-of-force policies, which US Customs and Border Protection has refused to release publicly (members of Congress have seen a summary). The paper did publish previously
News Woman denied citizenship because objection to war based on secular, not religious, values
Adriana Ramirez claimed she objected to the pledge to bear arms due to her sincerely held moral convictions, but her conscientious objector status was rejected because it was not based on religious belief.
News Human Trafficking and Immigration Reform
The result, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, is that 2.5 million victims, approximately 80 percent female and 50 percent under the age of 18, are being trafficked around the world at any given time. In 2005 the Internationa
News House Republicans to Offer Broad Immigration Plan
nytimes.com, ASHLEY PARKER and JONATHAN WEISMAN
House Republicans are preparing to unveil their own broad template for overhauling the nations immigration system this week, potentially offering a small opening for President Obama and congressional Democrats to pass bipartisan legislation before t
News Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit
yahoo.com, By Jeff Karoub and David Eggert
Mich. governor seeks 50,000 work visas over 5 years to entice immigrants to bankrupt Detroit
News Probe Sought of Border Patrol Checkpoint Actions
Border Patrol agents at southern Arizona checkpoints routinely violate the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens with illegal searches and other actions despite the agency's mandate that stops be limited to immigration enforcement, a complaint alleg
News Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants Show Up At DMV Offices To Obtain Driver Authorization Cards
Thousands of Nevada immigrants showed up at Department of Motor Vehicle offices Thursday to obtain driver authorization cards under a new law that made the state the 11th nationally to offer driving privileges to people in the country illegally.
News The Kool-Aid of Reasonable Suspicion
Nothing good ever starts with a quote by Michael Chertoff. Ever. The holding was that plaintiffs lacked standing to maintain the action. Often unrecognized by non-lawyers, Article III of the Constitution limits federal court jurisdiction to matters i
News Ninth Circuit Rules Innocent Driving Is Suspicious
A combination of non-suspicious driving characteristics can give rise to the suspicion of criminal activity in the opinion of the full Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals. In a Christmas Eve ruling, the judges weighed whether Border Patrol agents were
News Court Upholds Willy-Nilly Gadget Searches Along U.S. Border
A federal judge today upheld a President Barack Obama administration policy allowing authorities along the U.S. border to seize and search laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices for any reason.
News The case against Kim Dotcom, finally revealed
Nearly 2 years after Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion was raided by police, US authorities have made their case as to why the man behind Megaupload shouldn't simply go bankrupt like previous copyright violators havehe should go to jail
News Pennsylvania: Innocent Cab Drivers Sue Over ICE Sting
A trio of innocent cab drivers are suing the federal government after they were detained for several hours in a ICE sting operation even though they were US citizens who had done absolutely nothing wrong. The Third Circuit US Court of Appeals agreed
News Lawsuit: Woman Faced Illegal Body Cavity Search, Observed Bowel Movement
A federal lawsuit says U.S. border and customs officials strip-searched a New Mexico woman at the El Paso border crossing, then took her to a hospital for illegal body cavity probes.
News Moscow Mayor Thinks Mosques Attract Illegal Migration
http://fusion.net, By JORDAN FABIAN
Moscow is banning the construction of new mosques, the latest sign of the growing anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment in Russia.
News McCain: We'll Try to Pass Immigration Changes After GOP Primaries
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gave the clearest indication that proponents of comprehensive immigration reform may make their final--and strongest--push to get legislation passed next year after House Republicans make it through their primaries.
News Mexican Consulate plans Saturday, Oct. 19, Asheville visit to aid immigrants
More than 24,000 Mexicans live in Western North Carolina, according to the Consulate General of Mexico's Raleigh, N.C., office.
News Judge orders monitor in Ariz. sheriff profile case
The judge's order mandates the sheriff's office install audio and video recording devices in patrol vehicles and requires deputies to notify dispatch of the reason they are making a traffic stop prior to contacting the vehicle's driver "unless exigen
News Germany Asks US Why NSA Critic Was Denied Entry
Trojanow was one of several prominent German authors who signed an open letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel urging her to take a firm stance against the mass online surveillance allegedly conducted by the NSA.
Opinion Checkpoint, USA
Checkpoint USA Interviewed By NPR's 'On The Media'
09-27-2013 Terry Bressi
As a followup to an incident one of NPR's On The Media producers recently had at the border (see My Detainment Story or: How I learned to Stop Feeling Safe in My Own Country and Hate Border Agents), I was recently contacted and asked to talk about so
News Arizona expands ban denying driver's licenses to immigrants
Arizona, long at odds with President Obama's administration over immigration reform, is expanding a ban on giving driver's licenses to illegal immigrants to include all those who have been granted relief from deportation, in a move that rights advoca
News ICE Released 2,837 Convicted Alien Sex Offenders to Comply With Supreme Court Ruling
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released 2,837 convicted criminal alien sex offenders back into American communities in order to comply with a Supreme Court decision authored by Clinton-appointed Justice Stephen Breyer,.......
Headlines: ICE Released 2,837 Convicted Alien Sex Offenders to Comply With Supreme Court Ruling -- Arizona expands ban denying driver's licenses to immigrants -- Checkpoint USA Interviewed By NPR's 'On The Media' -- Germany Asks US Why NSA Critic Was Denied Entry -- Judge orders monitor in Ariz. sheriff profile case --
America's advancing calamity: compelling radio interview with Frosty Wooldridge -- Mexican Consulate plans Saturday, Oct. 19, Asheville visit to aid immigrants -- McCain: We'll Try to Pass Immigration Changes After GOP Primaries -- Moscow Mayor Thinks Mosques Attract Illegal Migration -- Lawsuit: Woman Faced Illegal Body Cavity Search, Observed Bowel Movement -- Pennsylvania: Innocent Cab Drivers Sue Over ICE Sting -- The case against Kim Dotcom, finally revealed -- 12-24-13 -- Dave Hodges - Frosty Wooldridge - Terry Holdbrooks (MP3 & VIDEO LOADED) -- Court Upholds Willy-Nilly Gadget Searches Along U.S. Border -- Ninth Circuit Rules Innocent Driving Is Suspicious -- The Kool-Aid of Reasonable Suspicion -- Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants Show Up At DMV Offices To Obtain Driver Authorization Cards -- Probe Sought of Border Patrol Checkpoint Actions -- Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit -- House Republicans to Offer Broad Immigration Plan -- Human Trafficking and Immigration Reform -- Woman denied citizenship because objection to war based on secular, not religious, values -- US Border Agents Intentionally Stepped in Front of Cars to Justify Shooting Them -- Border Patrol Agent Speaks Out Against Unlawful Checkpoint Operations --