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Minuteman leader warns of ‘Russian drug dealers’

By Hatewatch Staff on June 27, 2006 - 8:02 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Chris Simcox told Yavapai County Republicans this past week that he helped create the Minuteman movement after seeing paramilitary-style escorts alongside caravans driving through the Organ Pipe National Monument in 2001. [...]

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Minuteman billboards target McCain

By Hatewatch Staff on June 27, 2006 - 8:00 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

One of the leading groups advocating tougher border and immigration controls is going after Arizona Sen. John McCain for his support of more moderate border polices including a business-backed guest worker program.

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Ordinance modeled on Save Our State initiative

By Hatewatch Staff on June 27, 2006 - 7:59 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A model that Hazleton Mayor Louis Barletta chose for an anti-immigration ordinance faces a legal challenge before it can reach voters in San Bernardino, Calif.

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Simcox headlines GOP fundraiser

By Hatewatch Staff on June 27, 2006 - 7:57 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Republicans crowded into Wild Bill’s in Duluth on Saturday to rub shoulders with the governor and a legion of candidates for offices high and low. [...]

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Candidate proposes forced labor camps

By Hatewatch Staff on June 27, 2006 - 7:55 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

An Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate’s call for creation of a forced labor camp for illegal immigrants drew rebukes Friday from two GOP lawmakers, who labeled it a low point in the immigration debate.

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Frosty Woolridge leads anti-immigration motorcycle run

By Hatewatch Staff on June 20, 2006 - 8:13 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

First were the Minutemen, self-appointed citizens who took up arms and binoculars last year to patrol for illegal immigrants.

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Four teens charged in hate crime attack

By Hatewatch Staff on June 20, 2006 - 8:12 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Two Mexican immigrants fishing off a Long Island jetty were attacked by a group of white teenagers who beat them and stole their money while using racial and ethnic slurs, police said.

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Protesters arrested at KKK immigration rally

By Hatewatch Staff on June 20, 2006 - 8:10 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Several people were arrested while protesting a KKK anti-illegal immigration rally Saturday afternoon at the Midland County Courthouse.

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Sheriff wants more “tent city” jails for immigrants

By Hatewatch Staff on June 20, 2006 - 8:09 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies are arresting enough undocumented immigrants that at least 11 more large tents are needed at the Tent City Two complex outside the Towers Jail to house them, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Wednesday. [...]

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Minutemen hire contractor for border fence

By Hatewatch Staff on June 20, 2006 - 8:03 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Project has hired a private contractor to finish building its border fence at a local ranch, a spokesman for the group confirmed Wednesday.

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