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Nativism in the News

By Hatewatch Staff on May 13, 2008 - 8:16 am, Posted in NN headline

[TN] Hate Crimes Against Hispanics Spiking In Tennessee
The Tennessean / May 10, 2008
As “illegal alien” for many people became synonymous with anyone Hispanic, the number of hate crimes targeting Hispanics in Tennessee more than doubled between 2006 and 2007.

[MO] FAIR-Backed Missouri Group Pushes Higher Education Ban
The Columbia Missourian / May 8, 2008
Missourians Against Illegal Immigration, a group founded by the Missouri state adviser to Federation for American Immigration Reform, placed advertisements in newspapers across the state to support a Senate bill that would ban illegal immigrants from higher education and jobs.

[CA] Lawyers For San Diego Minutemen Argue Highway Sign Case
The International Herald Tribune / May 10, 2008
Lawyers for the San Diego Minutemen argued in federal court that the state of California violated the group’s constitutional rights by relocating its Adopt-A-Highway location away from a border patrol checkpoint.

[CA] Minuteman Project Extends Consulate Protests
The Press-Enterprise / May 8, 2008
Minuteman Project activists continued demonstrating outside Mexican consulates in San Bernardino, Santa Ana and San Diego.

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  • icr

    You need a post on the recently reported cases of abuse and exploitation of Hispanic immigrants at the slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa. I’m sure that the fact that perps in this case were Hasidic Jews won’t deter you in your quest for justice.

  • John Ross

    So protesting the presence of illegal aliens in the country is “nativist?”

    Wow — I am a serious nativist, then.

    Proud to be.