The following are recent articles on www.azborderdefenders.org:
Update: See Shocking Excerpts From Tucson‘s ’Mexican-American Studies’ Curriculum
Earlier today we brought you the story of how students chained themselves together at a local Tucson school board chamber to protest administrators who wanted to change the Mexican-American studies curriculum. Currently, a class that teaches history from a Mexican-American perspective is allowed to substitute for the required U.S. history class. But the school superintendent also wants to reevaluate the entire program (and possibly get rid of the class),* in part because it advocates the overthrow of the U.S. government.
Below are excerpts from the controversial curriculum, which (among other things) calls for abolishing Thanksgiving for a National Day of Atonement and includes the headline “Death to the Invader!” Read more here.
DHS Insider: White House Silencing Reports of Caught Iranians, Syrians and Yemenese on AZ Border…
OTMs [Other Than Mexicans] coming over the border…In our prisons right now, we have, Iranians, Afghanis, Pakistanis, Yemenese, Syrians… that our Border Patrol has found… the drug cartels are going to smuggle terrorists and terrorist weapons across our porous borders… especially in Arizona
AZ Gov. Jan Brewer signs bill SB1495 authorizing volunteer state militia
Creates a state militia that Gov. Brewer could deploy at any time, and for any reason..creates a volunteer state militia, separate and apart from the National Guard.
Ariz. governor signs bill authorizing border fence…
Ariz. governor signs bill authorizing border fence…has signed a bill into law that authorizes the construction of a fence along the state’s portion of the U.S.-Mexico border, either with other states or by itself..bill does not specify a cost or make an appropriation but says the state would use donations, inmate labor and private contractors
Immigration Activist Warns of ‘Civil War’
Juan Jose Gutierrez, the president of an immigration activist group called Vamos Unidos, predicts that hundreds of thousands of people will march in Los Angeles on May Day, demanding legalization for illegal immigrants. In an appearance Sunday on the Univision program “Al Punto”, Gutierrez said that legalization is the only way out of the current policy stalemate. Expressing alarm that federal authorities have deported more than 800,000 illegal immigrants during the Obama administration, he warned that unless Congress passes immigration reform, mounting frustrations with enforcement of immigration laws could lead to violence. Read more here.
Most foreign prisoners in US are Mexicans – report
Almost seven in every 10 foreign prisoners in US jails are Mexicans, a US government report has revealed.
A report by the US Government Accountability Office also states that between 2005 and 2010, there was a 7% increase in the number of foreign inmates in federal prisons.
Local prisons, have seen a 35% increase in the number of jailed foreigners. Read more here.
Obama Will Prosecute BP Agents Just Doing Their Jobs But Not Student ILLEGALS
Veteran Border Patrol Officer Jesus Diaz faces a sentence of 10 to 35 years in federal prison for doing his job—nabbing drug smugglers sneaking across the Mexican border. Prosecuting the U.S. Border Patrol for doing its job is not new. Obama continues the Bush policy—talking about border security but keeping the border open, and prosecuting Border Patrol agents who get too aggressive enforcing the law.