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Utah town ‘takes a stand’ against illegal immigrants

By Hatewatch Staff on November 29, 2005 - 8:52 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The debate over illegal immigration is largely becoming a local government issue and was the main conversation during the discussion segment of the Washington City Council meeting on Nov. 22.

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Friends of Border Patrol suspends operations, fires director

By Hatewatch Staff on November 29, 2005 - 8:51 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Because of his stance on illegal immigration, Andrew “Andy” Ramirez says he’s been called a coconut, a sellout and a racist.

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Minuteman Project not a religious experience, officials rule

By Hatewatch Staff on November 29, 2005 - 8:49 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Praise the Lord and pass the binoculars?

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Tancredo plots run for President

By Hatewatch Staff on November 29, 2005 - 8:48 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo wants to inflame people.

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‘Operation Spotlight’ targets day labor centers

By Hatewatch Staff on November 29, 2005 - 8:46 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minutemen could be heard before they were seen. First came the bullhorns barking “This is America, not Mexico” and “No work today. The Minutemen have arrived.” Then the group of two dozen men and women, holding U.S. flags and cameras in their hands, turned the corner and started bearing down on Hispanic workers waiting for jobs outside the Macehualli day-labor center in northern Phoenix, Ariz. Sensing trouble, some took refuge behind the gates of the center, and others melted away down side streets. As the laborers fled, the protesters tried to take pictures of their faces. “This is our country!” shouted a Minuteman. “We are under invasion.”

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Minutemen ‘monitoring’ Houston day labor sites

By Hatewatch Staff on November 22, 2005 - 9:06 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Minutemen begin surveillance of day laborer sites in central Houston, attempting to spread what critics call a “message of fear”
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Gilchrist boycotts election debate

By Hatewatch Staff on November 22, 2005 - 9:05 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Congressional candidate Jim Gilchrist, a member of the American Independent Party, on Monday said he will boycott a candidates’ forum tonight because the League of Women Voters is a cosponsor of the event. Gilchrist is one of five candidates who will vie for the 48th District House seat in a Dec. 6 general election.

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Catholics renew ‘Justice for Immigrants’ campaign

By Hatewatch Staff on November 22, 2005 - 9:03 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Catholic dioceses must do more to counter a growing anti-immigration sentiment and protect the human rights of foreign-born newcomers, the leader of the Inland region’s Catholics told a national gathering of U.S. Catholic bishops Tuesday.

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Colorado GOP convenes on ‘silent invasion’

By Hatewatch Staff on November 22, 2005 - 9:01 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Republicans seeking a crackdown on illegal immigrants convened an informal hearing Wednesday, urging lawmakers to stop what they call a “silent invasion” of the United States…

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Minutemen ‘terrorizing’ Tennessee Latinos

By Hatewatch Staff on November 22, 2005 - 8:59 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Carl “Two Feathers” Whitaker is a two-time gubernatorial candidate and self-described American Indian activist with a penchant for media coverage. David Foust is a car dealer and grandfather who is determined to see the United States enforce its immigration statutes…

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