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Minuteman group recruits in Mississippi

By Hatewatch Staff on September 26, 2006 - 1:32 am, Posted in Uncategorized

At the Hot Springs, Arkansas Minuteman organizational meeting held at the end of August the sheriff had to be called out to quell dissension between organizers and supporters of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). A different scenario took place in Joplin.

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Minutemen clash with “sanctuary city” supporters

By Hatewatch Staff on September 26, 2006 - 1:30 am, Posted in Uncategorized

National City was the scene of a fight over illegal immigration Saturday.

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Minutemen announce beer boycott

By Hatewatch Staff on September 26, 2006 - 1:29 am, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, civilian border watchers out of Arizona, are pushing a nationwide boycott on Miller Brewing Company and all of their products, according to their national executive director.

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Motorists arrested for attempted murder, hate crime

By Hatewatch Staff on September 26, 2006 - 1:27 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Two day laborers were injured Sunday when they were hit by a car whose driver and passenger shouted racial epithets as they raced through a Laguna Canyon hiring site…

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United Citizens of America demonstrates in Council Bluff

By Hatewatch Staff on September 19, 2006 - 1:39 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Around a dozen members of the Iowa group carried signs that read, “Our Immigrant Relatives Were Legal,” and “Americans Speak English.”

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‘Xenophobic’ billboard stirs controversy

By Hatewatch Staff on September 19, 2006 - 1:38 am, Posted in Uncategorized

“Metro Council, welcome to America, we speak English here, pass the bill, immigrants, no habla Ingles?, no freeo stuffo, from el governmento, comprende por favor?” the electronic billboard (about 50 feet tall and 48 feet wide) has read since Wednesday morning.

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Angry protests mark Minuteman ‘operation’

By Hatewatch Staff on September 19, 2006 - 1:36 am, Posted in Uncategorized

The first batch of what organizers say will be 1,200 Minuteman Project volunteers began a border watch operation here Monday amid catcalls from hecklers and a cold shoulder from area mayors. [...]

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Immigration ‘forum’ turns ugly

By Hatewatch Staff on September 19, 2006 - 1:35 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Addressing a supportive crowd of about 30 at Spring Garden Park, speakers from the Federation for American Immigration Reform, Connecticut Citizens for Immigration Control and the Buchanan 2008 Campaign — a grassroots effort to convince political pundit Pat Buchanan, who famously called for a wall to be built along the U.S.-Mexico border, to run for president — blamed illegal immigrants for driving down wages and sucking up welfare.

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Minuteman wins Republican primary

By Hatewatch Staff on September 19, 2006 - 1:33 am, Posted in Uncategorized

In a move that appears to be a thumb in the eye of the Republican establishment, voters in the Tucson area chose Randy Graf–a former state legislator and golf pro and a founding member of the Minutemen civilian border patrol group–over four opponents in Tuesdays primary for Arizona House District Eight. [...]

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Demonstrators give Nazi salutes, chant “Go Home!”

By Hatewatch Staff on September 12, 2006 - 1:47 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Riverside, N.J., passed an ordinance this summer that would bar illegal immigrants from holding a job or renting an apartment there. When Riverside’s Latino community held a prayer vigil to protest the measure a few weeks later, counterdemonstrators showed up to chant “go home” and “scram.”

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