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Minutemen bring fear to Texas

By Hatewatch Staff on September 6, 2005 - 1:26 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

…Workers’ fear over the Minuteman volunteers probably led to some day laborers also abandoning their usual corners. And the same concerns caused a day labor organizational meeting Saturday to be closed to the media, according to organizers…

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Immigration debate draws crowd

By Hatewatch Staff on September 6, 2005 - 1:24 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

…Despite the sweltering heat and a late start, a crowd of about 75 observers gathered on Heritage Hill to watch Chris Simcox, president of the Minutemen Civil Defense, and Isabel Garcia, co-chair of Derechos Humanos, debate the question: “Who is responsible for patrolling the border?”…

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Immigration backlash growing

By Hatewatch Staff on September 6, 2005 - 1:22 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

…In the past few months, Arizona has adopted the nation’s toughest laws against those living here illegally, barring benefits to illegal immigrants and denying public funding to migrant work centers. Meanwhile, New Mexico became the ninth state to offer lower, in-state college tuition to illegal immigrants, even making them eligible for scholarships…

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