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Ethnic tensions rise after raid

By Hatewatch Staff on December 19, 2006 - 12:44 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The tension between Caucasian residents of Marshalltown and their Hispanic neighbors has been aggravated after a raid Tuesday showed what many people already suspected: Scores of people who entered the United States illegally were working here.

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Minuteman Project founder visits Minute Man statue

By Hatewatch Staff on December 19, 2006 - 12:43 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The air was still yesterday morning, stirred only by the flapping of quacking ducks on the Concord River. Walkers in fleece jackets and sneakers made their way along the dirt paths that run through the graying fields.

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Border Guardians burn Mexican flag

By Hatewatch Staff on December 19, 2006 - 12:37 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A demonstration against illegal immigration turned into a public argument Saturday outside the Mexican Consulate in Phoenix.

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Texas Minutemen target day laborers

By Hatewatch Staff on December 19, 2006 - 10:14 am, Posted in Uncategorized

It is early one Saturday in November, still dark, and Clark Kirby and his volunteers are on their way to spy on a group of Latino men waiting for a chance to paint, saw, dig or demolish.

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Virginia Minuteman chapter holds first meeting

By Hatewatch Staff on December 12, 2006 - 1:02 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Illegal immigration stirred up more discussion Thursday night in Culpeper.

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Prosecutor reconsiders charging Barnett

By Hatewatch Staff on December 12, 2006 - 12:57 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A prosecutor said he will consider filing criminal charges against a Douglas rancher who confronted a group of hunters with an assault rifle after a civil jury found in favor of the hunters.

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Minuteman fence called ‘harmless boondoggle’

By Hatewatch Staff on December 12, 2006 - 12:48 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps claims that its .9 mile long, 13-foot high steel mesh border fence currently under construction on private land in Arizona will cost $650,000.

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Anti-immigrant backlash reaches ‘full boil’

By Hatewatch Staff on December 12, 2006 - 12:44 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Kit Brewer doesn’t like immigrants.

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Mayor accused of supporting Minutemen

By Hatewatch Staff on December 6, 2006 - 1:09 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A group of human rights advocates and clergy have accused San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders of publicly endorsing an anti-illegal immigrant activist group and increasing tensions at North County migrant camp.

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Local lawmakers rebuff Minutemen

By Hatewatch Staff on December 6, 2006 - 1:07 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

[…] The Mohave County Minutemen has been lobbying Lake Havasu City, Kingman and Bullhead City to craft immigration laws similar to one passed in Hazelton, Penn.

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