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[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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