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Proposition 405 yanked from ballot

By Hatewatch Staff on September 12, 2006 - 1:45 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Phoenix residents won’t be voting on a controversial measure that aims to reform the city’s immigration enforcement laws. At least not in November.

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Barnett lawsuit moves toward trial

By Hatewatch Staff on September 12, 2006 - 1:44 am, Posted in Uncategorized

The plaintiff in the suit, Ronald Morales of Douglas, alleges that Roger Barnett threatened him and his hunting party, which included one girl aged 9 and two others aged 11, with an AR-15 assault rifle after Barnett accused them of trespassing on his Douglas ranch on Oct. 30, 2004. Morales says the property was state trust land leased by Barnett, which made it permissible for him to hunt there.

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Minutemen rally in Tulsa

By Hatewatch Staff on September 12, 2006 - 1:43 am, Posted in Uncategorized

The Tulsa Minuteman Project rallied to protest what it claims is the loss of American jobs to illegal immigrants. [...]

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“Operation Sovereignty” begins

By Hatewatch Staff on September 12, 2006 - 1:41 am, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Project, led by Jim Gilchrist, will team with its Texas affiliate and the American Border Patrol of Arizona to track suspected illegal immigrants and report them to the U.S. Border Patrol.

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Newton considered anti-immigrant ordinance

By Hatewatch Staff on September 5, 2006 - 1:53 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Newton is the latest in a string of small towns across the nation seeking to take a hard line against illegal immigration by punishing landlords and businesses. Newton’s proposal is modeled after an ordinance adopted last month in Hazleton, Pa.

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Anti-immigration activists terrorize day laborers

By Hatewatch Staff on September 5, 2006 - 1:52 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Nearly every Saturday this month, anti-immigration protesters have driven from Portland, Sherwood and Salem to intimidate homeowners and contractors attempting to hire day laborers in this Washington County town.

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Dissenters not welcome at Minuteman meeting

By Hatewatch Staff on September 5, 2006 - 1:50 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Opponents of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps showed up at a chapter organizational meeting in Hot Springs Tuesday night to dispute the need for a local branch of the group, and its aims. [...]

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Minutemen gather donations for aerial reconnaissance

By Hatewatch Staff on September 5, 2006 - 1:48 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Organization leaders and guest speakers at the barbecue fundraiser about 15 miles west of Denton told those gathered in the small hangar that they were the United States’ front line against one of its gravest threats ever: illegal immigration.

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