Posts Tagged ‘ 14th Amendment ’

No Papeles

No Papeles

The issue of valid identification, and the use of fraudulent or compromised documents to access the perquisites of American identity, is something that we’ve explored at length on this site in the past. One of the most prolific means illegal aliens and their families have of embedding themselves within American society is the Matricula...
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The DC March for Jobs (America’s Black Shield)

Any summary of the day’s proceedings would not be complete-and I promise that this will be the last video-without sharing the inimitable voice of Ted Hayes, America’s Black Shield. Pay close attention to his description of the Reconstruction amendments, which-as we’ve pointed out repeatedly on American Rattlesnake-were not intended to give sanctuary to trespassers...
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The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For December 17, 2011

Today’s roundup contains a heavy dose of news about Eric Holder and the Justice Department’s malfeasance, vis-a-vis their gunwalking scandals, as well as an update on the case of embattled political prisoner Agent Jesus Diaz. However, we start with a mind-boggling story about the lengths Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a.k.a. Tony Villar, will...
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Is Citizenship A Birthright?

I’m glad you asked. Let’s see, shall we?     
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American Rattlesnake’s Slimeball Of The Week

American Rattlesnake’s Slimeball Of The Week

This week’s award goes to a certain Yupeng Deng, whose ingenious scheme to defraud Chinese nationals seeking American citizenship was just  unraveled by theLos Angeles District Attorney. Not only did he deceive aspiring immigrants into believing they were joining the United States Armed Forces-when all they were doing was enriching him-but in twofer, he...
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Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

When we hear the term “anchor baby” we often assume that it refers to children born to mothers of Mexican or Central American origin who come here illegally in order to give birth. To “anchor” their roots to American soil, regardless of the fact that they are in this country illegally, and that they...
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Birthright Citizenship: Setting The Record Straight

Birthright Citizenship: Setting The Record Straight

What it means in the US, what other nations make of it, why it has no place in the country today. With a full complement of attentive listeners at the Penn Club’s elegant Tarnopol Room in midtown Manhattan, this month’s presentation by the Center for Immigration Studies offered analyses, figures and insights of legal policy...
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End Birthright Citizenship

One of the most intractable problems we face in our struggle to reduce the flow of illegal immigration into this country is the widespread practice of coming to this country for the specific purpose of birthing children who will grow up with American citizenship.
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 13, 2010

American-Rattlesnake scours the world for the latest immigration news at home and abroad, and always has a special place in its heart for its sometimes noisy mascot:
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Anchor Babies

Anchor Babies

From the Pew Hispanic Research Center comes news that should surprise no one. Apparently, eight percent of American newborns have at least one parent who is an illegal alien.
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