Government Seeks to Aid Criminals

20 11 2007

Cross posted from InMuscatine

Proposal seeks banning immigrant raids in D.M. | | The Des Moines Register

A proposal to prohibit local law enforcement officials from conducting raids on illegal immigrants in Des Moines was presented to at least one City Council member recently.

Councilwoman Christine Hensley said Sunday that she spoke about six weeks ago with representatives of two immigration-rights groups that presented a plan that would block local city departments – including the police – from conducting raids on immigrants or inquiring about a person’s immigration status.

Aspects of the proposal, brought up Sunday at an immigration forum, are similar to a national trend of “sanctuary cities.”

“They’re looking at ordinances that have been passed in other parts of the country that would address that ,” Hensley said. “It’s really important to emphasize it’s in the very, very beginning stages of discussion.”

There was a time in this country when aiding and abetting criminals made one an accomplice, and subject to similar punishments as the criminal. Evidently, this is no longer.

Hensley said the impetus for the ordinance is illegal immigrants who fear raids and do not come to work, incurring costs on their employers.

“What I suggested to them is there has to be a lot of discussion about it and whether or not there’s really a problem,” she said.

Details on the plan and its chances of becoming an ordinance are unknown.

There should be fear in the hearts of those who break the law, without exception. We add this : despite the vague nature in which this is presented, if Hensley were not giving the idea serious consideration this would not be a “news” item.

Alex Orozco, executive director of the Iowa-based Network Against Human Trafficking who is one of the people who met with Hensley, said Sunday he is trying to set up a meeting with Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie before the end of the year.

Orozco would not name the other immigration-rights group involved in the proposal.

Orozco declined to elaborate on specifics of the proposal except to say that “the ordinance would make it harder to conduct raids” and “all the city departments would be involved.”

Hensley said she didn’t have more details about the plan.

If what Orzoco is doing is right, true and proper then why are his actions those of one ashamed? Why hide the involvement of other groups if he believes what he is doing is the right thing to do? Why hide the “specifics” if there is nothing to hide?

Orozco said media coverage of the plan while it is still in the preliminary stages would hurt its chances of passage. “We don’t want anybody with hard feelings about this issue to get mad when we haven’t even finalized it,” he said.

Orozco had made a reference to the proposal earlier Sunday at an immigration forum at Plymouth Congregational Church in Des Moines.

Even without all the details, some aspects of the proposal appear to mimic a nationwide trend: so-called “sanctuary cities” that direct local police not to look for violations of immigration law.

The term “sanctuary city” has come under scrutiny, said Tim Counts, a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, adding that there is no legal definition.

Counts said that as far as he knew, any city ordinance would not interfere with federal agents conducting raids.

Of course media attention is going to kill the effort, as the vast majority of Iowans and Americans are staunchly against illegal immigration. Primarily, we are against the illegal part. Rarely have we encountered any Iowan, or American across the fruited plain as we travel, which is utterly against immigration. To a man or woman, Americans are against ILLEGAL immigration.

It is foolish to have a border where we do not know exactly who is entering this country. We advocate a DNA database of those entering this country, and mandatory DNA sampling of those arrested for being in this country illegally so they may not re-enter under a different, assumed name. We would back up the DNA profile with harsh punishments for re-entering the country illegally – such as permanent denial of US citizenship, and a mandatory decade of imprisonment at hard labor.

This is how the USA used to deal with the criminal element in our society, and we see precious little evidence why it cannot be so once again.

**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email brianbonner90-at-gmail-dot-com and let us know at what level you would like to participate.

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1 12 2007

Nearly Ten thousand American citizens are killed each year by Illegal Aliens! This number is greater than 9/11 & our troops killed combined since 9/11!

Tens of thousands more are assaulted, robbed, & raped! By the government own figures there are over 250,000 Illegal Aliens sexual Criminals in the USA! Illegal aliens account for sixty-five percent of communicable diseases in the United States (2004 numbers). Million of Lives are Destroyed by the Estimated 128 Billion of Drugs pouring across our Borders from Mexico each year & thousands of Public Officials are Corrupted by the Vast sums of money Available from the Mexican Drug Cartel!

Each day up to another 10,000 Illegal Aliens are pouring across our Borders. Our Politicians and President have sold This Nation out to Big Business, the Mexican Drug Cartel & to the racist hate group La Raza!

62% of all “undocumented immigrants” in the United States are working for cash and not paying taxes, predominantly illegal aliens, working without a green card;

95% of warrants for murder in Los Angeles are for illegal aliens;

83% of warrants for murder in Phoenix are for illegal aliens;

86% of warrants for murder in Albuquerque are for illegal aliens;

75% of people on the most wanted list in Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Albuquerque are illegal aliens;

No ethnic group in the U.S. is producing out-of-wedlock children at a higher rate than Hispanics.

More than 380,000 “anchor babies” were born in the United States in 2005 were to parents who are illegal aliens; making those 380,000 babies automatically U.S. citizens. 97.2% of all costs incurred from those births were paid by the American taxpayer;

More than 66% of all births in California are to illegal alien Mexicans on Medi-Cal whose births were paid for by taxpayers;

24.9% of all inmates in California detention centers are Mexican nationals here illegally;

40.1% of all inmates in Arizona detention centers are Mexican nationals here illegally;

48.2% of all inmates in New Mexico detention centers are Mexican nationals here illegally;

29% (6 30,000) convicted illegal alien felons fill our state and federal prisons at a cost of $1.6 billion annually;

More than 53% of all investigated burglaries reported in California, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and Texas are perpetrated by illegal aliens;

More than half of all gang members in Los Angeles are illegal aliens from south of the border;

More than 43% of all Food Stamps issued are to illegal aliens;

More than 41% of all unemployment checks issued in the United States are to illegal aliens;

58% of all Welfare payments in the United States are issued to illegal aliens; If you consider free medical care & the 7 to 10 thousand dollars required to Educate their Many Children each year then the Welfare number is near 100%.

Nearly 60% of all occupants of HUD properties in the United States are illegal aliens;

More than 34% of Arizona students in grades 1-12 are illegal aliens;

More than 24% of Arizona students in grades 1-12 are non-English-speaking;

More than 39% of California students in grades 1-12 are illegal aliens;

More than 42% of California students in grades 1-12 are non-English-speaking;

In Los Angeles County, 5.1 million people speak English; 3.9 million speak Spanish;

More than 71% of all apprehended cars stolen in 2005 in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California were stolen by illegal aliens or transport “coyotes”;

47% of cited/stopped drivers in California have no license, no insurance and no registration for the vehicle. Of that 47%, 92% are illegal aliens;

63% of cited/stopped drivers in Arizona have no license, no insurance and no registration for the vehicle. Of that 63%, 97% are illegal aliens;

66% of cited/stopped drivers in New Mexico have no license, no insurance and no registration for the vehicle. Of that 66%, 98% are illegal aliens;

Less than 2% of illegal aliens in the United States are picking crops, but 41% are on welfare;

Over 70% of the United States annual population growth (and over 90% of California, Florida, and New York) results from immigration;

The estimated profit to U.S. corporations and businesses employing illegal aliens in 2005 was more than $2.36 TRILLION dollars;
The cost of immigration to the American taxpayer in 1997 was a NET (after subtracting taxes immigrants pay) $70 BILLION a year, [Professor Donald Huddle, Rice University]; the cost is MANY TIMES GREATER now in 2006! In 2006 the average cost of each Illegal Alien here is 11,000.00 per year for American Taxpayers!

When Illegal Aliens are deported to their own countries:

1. Our Federal & State Welfare cost will decrease by Billions & State our tax Receipts will increase by billions
2. Our crime & cost, both in money and human suffering will take a Hugh drop down
3. Our schools will make a great improvement in the education of our children & cost decrease
4. Innovation will increase
5. Medical care will improve and cost will go down
6. Insurance cost will decrease
7. The increase in wages & the 60 billion currently going out of country now will create a large increase in demand for goods and services & new businesses and expanding business & our economy will soar
8. Even business that think they must have Slave labor to survive will find they are more profitable & new revenues & sources for profits will increase. (As Henry Ford discovered if he wanted to sell cars he must pay a livable wage so people could afford his cars)
9.. Our standard of living will go up
10.. But maybe the most important benefit will be stopping the influx of Illegal Aliens with their Loyally to other Nations & hate for all things American, that if left unchecked will tear our society apart!

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