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Alabama activist demands “all of ‘em” be deported

By Hatewatch Staff on May 30, 2006 - 2:33 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

“I’m legal. Are you?” reads the bumper sticker on Clarissa Winchester’s blue Ford Taurus. [...]

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CNN airs white supremacist graphic

By Hatewatch Staff on May 30, 2006 - 2:32 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The thin, thin line between Lou Dobbs’ punitive conservative views on immigration and unabashed bigotry was crossed, erased and spat upon yesterday.

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Minuteman leader calls for 30,000 troops

By Hatewatch Staff on May 30, 2006 - 2:31 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Chris Simcox, co-founder of the Minuteman border watch movement, is feeling vindicated.

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“Conspiracy to smuggle” arrests debated

By Hatewatch Staff on May 30, 2006 - 2:29 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Defense attorneys on Tuesday urged Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas to stop prosecuting illegal immigrants as co-conspirators in smuggling until the case for 44 illegal immigrants is resolved.

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Minuteman fence modeled on West Bank, Gaza barriers

By Hatewatch Staff on May 30, 2006 - 2:27 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A plan by the Minuteman Project to build an Israeli-style border fence on the property of a local rancher over Memorial Day weekend is raising concern with county officials — as well as with the rancher himself.

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Herndon victory emboldens Minutemen

By Hatewatch Staff on May 23, 2006 - 2:41 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The electoral defeat of three Herndon politicians who supported a day-laborer center was perceived nationally as a warning to other elected officials. But in Gaithersburg, about 30 miles away, City Council members said they won’t be deterred from opening their own facility.

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Anti-immigration billboard raises tensions

By Hatewatch Staff on May 23, 2006 - 2:39 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A controversial campaign calling for Americans to ”Stop the Invasion” has brought the anti-immigration debate to South Florida with a giant billboard on Interstate 95 at Northwest 79th Street in Miami.

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Minuteman leaders denounce Bush plan

By Hatewatch Staff on May 23, 2006 - 2:38 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A civilian border watch group considers President Bush’s crackdown plan on illegal immigration insufficient and is sticking to plans to start putting up a short border security fence on private land along the Mexican border.

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Minuteman offshoot targets labor sites

By Hatewatch Staff on May 23, 2006 - 2:37 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

In its first official action, the Encinitas Citizens Brigade protested the hiring of illegal immigrants at a popular day-labor site on Encinitas Boulevard yesterday.

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Immigration fervor fuels racist extremism

By Hatewatch Staff on May 23, 2006 - 2:35 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The raging national debate over immigration is stoking the fires of racist extremism across the country. Neo-Nazis and other white supremacists are ratcheting up the intensity of their bloodthirsty “race war” rhetoric, and violent hate crimes against Hispanics, regardless of their immigration status, appear to be on the rise.

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