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Anti-immigration rally draws 200 in Salem

By Hatewatch Staff on October 31, 2006 - 11:41 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

[…] About 200 people gathered to spread their message that increased border protection and tougher enforcement of immigration laws are needed.

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Civic Center reverses decision barring Minutemen

By Hatewatch Staff on October 31, 2006 - 11:39 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A controversial decision to deny the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps a meeting place at the Selah Civic Center has been reversed, according to city officials.

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Colonial re-enactors protest “Minuteman” moniker

By Hatewatch Staff on October 31, 2006 - 11:37 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Since its inception in 2004, the Minuteman Project (MP… has recruited civilians to apprehend illegal immigrants along the Mexican border.

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Minuteman Civil Defense Corps appoints North Carolina leaders

By Hatewatch Staff on October 31, 2006 - 11:36 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Grass-roots groups in North Carolina are taking a new tack in their fight against illegal immigration.

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Candidate defends letter threatening Latino voters

By Hatewatch Staff on October 31, 2006 - 11:33 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A singer, a pastor, Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese expatriates turned out Saturday to cheer beleaguered congressional candidate Tan Nguyen as he continued to defend a letter his campaign sent to Hispanic voters warning immigrants against voting in the Nov. 7 election.

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Minutemen support convicted Border Patrol agents

By Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2006 - 11:49 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The former Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a drug smuggler in the buttocks last year were sentenced today — Ignacio Ramos to 11 years in prison and Jose Alonso Compean to 12 years in prison — but allowed to remain free on bond at least until mid-January. […]

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Diplomat blames extremists for tone of immigration debate

By Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2006 - 11:47 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Mexican immigrants have been wrongly excluded from the immigration-reform debate, and building more fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border could exacerbate migration problems, Ruben Beltran, Mexico’s consul general for Los Angeles, said Wednesday.

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Minutemen denied meeting space

By Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2006 - 11:46 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Citing security concerns, administrators rejected an application from a Minuteman faction to hold weekly meetings at the Selah Civic Center in eastern Washington.

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Union reconsiders support of Save Our State leader

By Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2006 - 11:44 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The California School Employees Association is rethinking its endorsement of anti-immigration activist turned school board candidate Joe Turner.

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Governor calls intimidating letter ‘a hate crime’

By Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2006 - 11:42 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, calling an intimidating letter sent to thousands of Hispanic voters “a hate crime,” said Saturday the Republican candidate whose campaign it was linked to should quit the race if he had anything to do with it. […]

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