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Posted By Hatewatch Staff On May 13, 2008 @ 8:16 am In NN headline | 2 Comments
[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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 The Tennessean: http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080510/NEWS03/805100375
 The Columbia Missourian: http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2008/05/08/anti-illegal-immigration-group-makes-push-senate-b/
 The International Herald Tribune: http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/05/10/america/Minutemen-Freeway.php
 The Press-Enterprise: http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_B_minutemen09.3c23bfb.html
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