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KKK group voices support of Hazleton mayor

By Hatewatch Staff on March 27, 2007 - 7:41 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Confederate Knights of the Ku Klux Klan sent a letter to Mayor Louis Barletta offering “100 percent” support of the Barletta- backed Illegal Immigration Relief Act.

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Dueling rallies mark anniversary of pro-immigrant march

By Hatewatch Staff on March 27, 2007 - 7:39 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Members of the Minuteman Project and Save Our State held a counter-demonstration on the one-year anniversary of a massive pro-immigrant march through downtown Los Angeles.

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Legal observer sues Minutemen leader for defamation

By Hatewatch Staff on March 27, 2007 - 7:37 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

San Diego Legal Observer Coalition activist Joanne Yoon filed a $1 million lawsuit against San Diego Minutemen founder Jeff Schwilk for repeatedly describing Yoon in racist and vulgar terms in online postings.

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Police search San Diego Minutemen leader’s home

By Hatewatch Staff on March 27, 2007 - 7:35 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Police searched the home of Jeff Schwilk for evidence linking Schwilk to vandalism attacks at migrant worker camps.

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Interim rulings immobilize Minuteman Project

By Hatewatch Staff on March 27, 2007 - 7:28 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A judge rejected Minuteman Project founder Jim Gilchrist’s request to be immediately reinstated as president of the group and ruled that the board members who fired Gilchrist cannot spend donations pending a civil trial.

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Critic calls border death forecasting “criminal”

By Hatewatch Staff on March 20, 2007 - 8:05 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A controversial new initiative by an Arizona doctor would actually predict, like a weather report, the likelihood of a death among immigrants illegally crossing the border from Mexico when the desert heat hits this spring.

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McCutchen launches radio ad blitz

By Hatewatch Staff on March 20, 2007 - 8:03 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Arkansas’ U.S. senators are the targets of a blistering radio advertising campaign that started Monday and is funded by an illegal immigration foe from Fort Smith.

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Hate groups feed on resentment of immigrants

By Hatewatch Staff on March 20, 2007 - 7:59 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Hate groups are resurging nationwide by feeding on anti-immigration sentiment, an undercover detective and Anti-Defamation League leaders told state lawmakers Tuesday.

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Battle continues for control of Minuteman Project

By Hatewatch Staff on March 20, 2007 - 7:42 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Project, one of the country’s largest, richest and most influential nativist extremist groups, is in a state of crisis.

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Minutemen clamor outside mayor’s house

By Hatewatch Staff on March 13, 2007 - 8:15 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Ideals clashed when the anti-immigration group known as the Minutemen and pro-immigration groups staged simultaneous protests outside the residence of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Saturday.

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