Posts Tagged ‘ refugees ’

Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 16, 2010

Today’s news summary is short and bitter-sweet. Just like our mascot, the cause of immigration activism is bruised and battered out in the wild, but the fight for survival continues: •  46 criminal gang members were rounded up by a joint federal-local task force in Oklahoma. 34 of those apprehended were foreigners from Mexico...
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Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 14, 2010

Illegal aliens villainous and sympathetic take part in our round-up of recent immigration news.  We end with a northern sighting of our mascot:
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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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Phony Refugees

Phony Refugees

An issue I’ve explored in previous posts, the flood of Tamil refugees exploiting Canada’s generous-verging on the absurd-asylum policies has engendered a situation that is untenable for the current Conservative government and the vast majority of Canadians.
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The Camp of the Saints

The Camp of the Saints

The problem of broken borders is one shared by our neighbors to the north, as this story from the Voice of America illustrates. Apparently, a ship filled of Tamil refugees is seeking to dock in Canada, most likely because of its extremely liberal asylum policies.
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Stowaways To America – A True Story

photo courtesy of Alan Miles - http://www.flickr.com/photos/alanrmiles

    The following story was told to the American-Rattlesnake by a graduate of the Maritime College of the State University of New York, who has an unlimited master’s license and has been a sailor for over a decade.  American-Rattlesnake has maintained their anonymity at their request. Working as a merchant mariner, stowaway stories...
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