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  • Immigration Enforcement at the Crossroads: Arizona v. Obama Administration

    The Obama Justice Department has launched an unprecedented legal assault on Arizona’s attempts to stem the tide of illegal immigration, filing at least three lawsuits against Arizona and other state officials and entities. Supporters of Arizona’s actions argue that the lawsuits not only ignore conditions on the ground in Arizona, but also will make them worse. Are Arizona’s actions justified and constitutional? Do they violate civil rights? Are the lawsuits filed by Justice driven by politics or legal considerations? And what effect will they have on federal enforcement and border security? To discuss the problems faced by officials in Arizona, we will have Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever, who is on the law enforcement frontlines every day in Arizona. Kris Kobach, former chief advisor on immigration law and border security at the U.S. Justice Department – and who helped draft Arizona’s law – will discuss the legal implications of the lawsuits along with Hans von Spakovsky, former Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at Justice.

    UPDATE: The event is now over. We will post the archived video on the Foundry as soon as we get it.
    UPDATE 2: The full video of the event is now posted. Please enjoy.

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    4 Responses to Immigration Enforcement at the Crossroads: Arizona v. Obama Administration

    1. Carol,AZ says:

      America, please watch this short trailer and watch it again.
      http://www.southernexposuredocumentary.us
      Help all Border States and share the responsibility.

      We know here we'll never get help from our Federal Government.

      We ARE hanging on for Nov, when the worm turns.

    2. Bobbie says:

      Carol, the trailer wouldn't come up? Do you know where all proceeds go?

    3. National Emergency says:

      Mexico Has Invaded/Sabotage The U.S Jobs Market & Economy and Increased Border Violence… Mexican government dose not stop their population when crossing South West U.S Borders. Help Legal U.S Citizens Liberate The U.S From Mexico's Government & Help End The Worlds Largest Illegal Immigrant Invasion Of Over 30 Million People…

      A Plan For A Real “American Dream Act” Bill & Counter Attack To Save Legal U.S Citizen From Silent Invasion:

      First bring back our soldiers from this Afghanistan war that is costly and going nowhere. Middle Eastern and Asians love to see us waste money and go broke fighting for freedom when they don’t really want it. This is their main weapon and we keep falling into their trap. Then we need to regroup military troops and military force to invade/overthrow Mexico’s government turning it into a U.S territory.

      The new land will be used as an industrial/business commerce zone. U.S citizens will be able to by property and have a dual citizenship between U.S and Mexico. Mexico will keep its current currency and there current government will be demoted to local municipal law enforcement as long as they surrender to the U.S.

      The U.S will be in full control of all laws, finances, local law enforcement, military and our “Secondary Army of Illegal Soldiers/Enforcers” in Mexico. The path to dual citizenship will require the illegal immigrants living in the U.S to serve in the U.S Secondary South Boarder Military for teen years… Along with completing the invasion/overthrow of Mexican government to expand U.S lands, business, and revive our economy. For Mexico citizen requesting to come to the U.S temporary worker programs and legal paths to citizenship & residence will be granted to those who qualify.

      This action is to liberate Mexico from its corrupt government that is destroying it self and the U.S slowly. It is also a test for them to redeem them selves for us to see, how much heart they have, how patriotic they are, and much they love this country including us, laws in all.

      This Government, past & present, Republican & Democrat, have allowed this invasion of 20 to 30 million illegal aliens of which is the largest invasion of any Nation, at any time, by any means and in direct violation of Article IV Section IV of the U.S Constitution. Our government has failed the most basic and primary task & duty of government, spelled out in our Constitution Article IV Section IV to protect this Nation and its Citizens from invasion and enforce its laws.

      We need real change and action on this now!

      Give Central, South & Caribbean Americans Rights Reside In Mexico To Work

      U.S. Constitution – Article 4 Section 4 Text Copy

      Article 4 – The States

      Section 4 – Republican Government

      The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.

      WARNING U.S.A NATIONAL EMERGENCY REACTIVATE ALL U.S MILITIA FORCES NOW

      -CITE- Partial Text Copy

      10 USC CHAPTER 13 – THE MILITIA

      -STATUTE-

      (a) The militia of the United States consists of all able-bodied

      males at least 17 years of age and, except as provided in section

      313 of title 32, under 45 years of age who are, or who have made a

      declaration of intention to become, citizens of the United States

      and of female citizens of the United States who are members of the

      National Guard.

      (b) The classes of the militia are –

      (1) the organized militia, which consists of the National Guard

      and the Naval Militia; and

      (2) the unorganized militia, which consists of the members of

      the militia who are not members of the National Guard or the

      Naval Militia.

      Pass It On To Congress & The President!!!

    4. willnevergiveup, Ari says:

      I just viewed the 2009 Annual Report recently published by DHS (Dept. of Homeland Security). Some good info there.

      http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics/pub

      Also, I found page 98 and 100 of interest in the 2009 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics published recently by Homeland Security.

      http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics/yea

      Of great interest — to me — was that there are two categories for deportation: Removals and Returns.

      Homeland security touted record "removals."

      I've come to learn that if "they" want you to look to the left — you best be poking around to the right. There's alot of red herrings in this administration.

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