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Widow Blames San Francisco Sanctuary Policy for Murder of Husband, Two Sons

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Danielle Bologna is calling for changes in San Francisco’s sanctuary policy after charges were filed against an illegal alien gang member for the murder of her husband and two sons. In an appearance on FOX News last night, she said "It should have been resolved at the beginning, when this guy had done more than one crime in the city…I want justice.

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More Agricultural Entities Using H-2A Guestworker Program

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Stepped-up federal immigration enforcement efforts are causing farmers and growers to use the H-2A guestworker program more, the Seattle Times reports. The H-2A program allows agricultural employers to hire foreign workers if the state work force agency certifies no citizens or legal immigrants are available to do the work. Unscrupulous farmers and growers that had being using illegal alien labor now fear getting caught in the enforcement web, so they are turning to the legal alternative that had been there for them all along.

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2 Pro-Enforcement Democratic Incumbents Handily Defeat Primary Challenges

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  by  Roy Beck

We have good results from Primary elections for two Democratic incumbent congressmen who bucked their Party leadership on immigration. Both faced vigorous Primary challenges from candidates backed by Democrats who said the incumbents were too centrist. We are well aware that Democrats who stand for reduced immigration levels will do better in the General elections, but we are particularly gratified to see that standing for sensible immigration also is a good political sell in Democratic Primaries.

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Nevada McDonald's Franchisee Fined $1 Million for Hiring Illegal Aliens

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A Reno McDonald's franchisee has been fined $1 million for giving illegal aliens false Social Security numbers so they could be hired.

Mack Associates filed guilty pleas to one count of conspiracy to encourage and induce an alien's unlawful residence in the United States and one count of aiding and abetting an alien to remain in the United States. Both are felony offenses.

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Pacific Northwest Deportations up 40 Percent

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials last week said illegal alien deportations from Washington, Oregon and Alaska have increased almost 40 percent over last year, according to the Associated Press. 7,345 illegal aliens were deported during the first nine months of the fiscal year, up from 5,256 for the same period last year. ICE officials said the increase is partially due to an expansion of the Criminal Alien Program, which enables federal, state and local officials to work together to identify illegal aliens with criminal records and deport them.

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Teen/Young Adult Joblessness Worsening

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With foreign workers filling jobs traditionally held by teenagers and young adults, the Washington Post reports today that the youth jobless rate for June was at its highest level in the last 60 years, according to a new study. Northeastern University's Center for Labor Market Studies analyzed Labor Department data and found that only 37 percent of teenagers ages 16 to 19 were employed nationwide, compared with 51 percent in June 2000.

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McCain, Obama Appear at La Raza Convention

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Sen. John McCain spoke at the annual convention of the National Council of La Raza yesterday in San Diego, coming on the heels of Sen. Barack Obama who appeared there on July 13. Both presidential candidates support passage of “comprehensive” immigration reform legislation (aka, amnesty for illegal aliens), but chose this forum to blame each other for the measure’s demise in 2007.

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19 Pilgrim's Pride workers plead guilty to Social Security fraud

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Nineteen former Pilgrim's Pride workers have pleaded guilty to misusing Social Security numbers in order to gain employment at a Texas plant. These convictions stem from the April ICE raids of Pilgrim's Pride facilities in five states. These individuals, all illegal aliens of Latin American origin, have been handed over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for possible deportation. The April ICE raids were the culmination of a year-long investigation by ICE into the fraudulent use of Social Security numbers.

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Missouri Governor Signs Law Targeting Illegal Aliens

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Missouri Governor Matt Blunt signed into law today legislation that will make it harder for illegal aliens living in the state to receive benefits and harder to find jobs.

The new legislations requires all public employers to use the E-Verify system to verify the legality of a potential employee and requires and individual to prove their citizenship status before receiving state benefits such as food stamps and housing. The bill also punishes those localities that adopt policies to not cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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