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A state representative who has urged his colleagues to show restraint in what mandates they impose on businesses to help curb illegal immigration said Tuesday that he and his family have received threats in connection with the issue.
A game called “Catch the Illegal Immigrant” staged on New York University’s campus by a student Republican group drew several hundred students yesterday. But most came to protest the game, not to play it.
More than two dozen Minuteman protesters and their supporters urged people to close their accounts and picketed outside the Bank of America branch on 40th Avenue this afternoon.
Emporia now has its own Minuteman Civil Defense Corps chapter.
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There was no confrontation this time, no video cameras or urgent media releases.
The world is upside down. A posse of Republican lawmakers who, when opposing amnesty for illegal immigrants, like to talk about how rules must be followed and how we shouldn’t reward lawbreakers. They’re now demanding that a pair of convicted felons be rewarded with a presidential pardon.
A group of Republican state politicians want to classify illegal immigrants as domestic terrorists if they “intimidate” or “threaten” U.S. citizens during a protest.[…]
Many consider the Minutemen, the volunteers who patrol America’s borders, to be a passel of drunken, racist cowboys. According to Minuteman Steve Giraud, that conception is completely wrong.
With her silver power-mullet, support hose, and ankle-length leopard-print skirt, Laine Roberta Lawless is a cross between Ma Barker, Dog the Bounty Hunter, and South Park school-bus driver Mrs. Crabtree (minus the bird in her hair). Actually, Lawless, 57, is more like the Carrie Nation of the anti-illegal-immigration movement, but instead of smashing up bars with a hatchet like the temperance battle-ax of yore, Lawless’ shtick is barbecuing Mexican flags.
Rosanna Pulido is proud of her Mexican heritage.