Posts Tagged ‘ Department of Homeland Security ’

Agent Zapata Honored

Agent Zapata Honored

I’d just like to run down the latest news in the investigation surrounding ICE agent Jaime Zapata’s death.  Three suspects, one of whom has been linked to the gun used to shoot and kill Zapata, have been taken into federal custody.
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Bait-and-Switch

Bait-and-Switch

 An op-ed in yesterday’s USA Today by a former counsel to the September 11th Commission brings us troubling news of a recent decision by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano to discontinue a vital intelligence gathering program at the border.
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Flyboys

Flyboys

You would think that after the September 11th massacres, the United States would be a little more selective about who it allows to participate in flight-training programs. You would think, but you would be wrong.
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Amnesty Returns

Amnesty Returns

In a continuation of a story this website first addressed earlier this summer, the Obama administration’s quest to enact a de facto amnesty seems to be gathering steam. The Houston Chronicle, which was the first news outlet to disclose a pattern of large numbers of immigration cases in the Houston court docket  being summarily...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 15, 2010

Politicians at home and abroad play immigration for political gain, sometimes for good and sometimes for bad.  And while rattlesnakes live only in our hemisphere, their slithering cousins are everywhere: •  The Atlantic is reporting that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) is bundling in the DREAM Act, which provides a path to citizenship...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 12, 2010

A round-up of what’s happening in immigration news worldwide and in the United States (finishing with a fact about our favorite reptile): •  Colorado State Representative Randy Baumgardner (R–Hot Sulphur Springs) is working on Arizona-style legislation to fight against illegal immigration in the Mile-High state. Mr. Baumgarden says that illegal immigration costs Colorado over...
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The Centennial State

The Centennial State

You’ll very rarely see me praise the Wall Street Journal-at least, when it comes to that paper’s stance on immigration issues-but I have to single out one of its better writers, John Fund, for a thoughtful column in Opinion Journal today, which calls on Tom Tancredo to withdraw his third-party bid for the governorship of...
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