If the coast guard was working on a technicality then it is obvious that they were just looking for ways to send them back. The US is the land of many opportunities, but the way the world currently seems to be targeting the US both militarily, economically and through terrorism, one has to wonder how long this 'Desperation for the USA' will continue.
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More Than 1,200 Arrested in Six-State Immigration Raid
At least 1,280 workers have been arrested in a series of immigration raids targeting meatpacking plants owned by the company Swift. The raids took place in Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Utah, Iowa and Minnesota It marks the largest sweep of its kind ever against a single company. We host a round table discussion on the issue.
Mexico migrants locked in lorry
Mexican police find 81 illegal migrants locked inside an abandoned lorry near the US border.
Honestly I don't like people coming to my country illegally especially the bad ones. Though when I see how some of those children live in Central America looking through the dumps for food my heart goes out to them and I want them to come to America for a better life.
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'Immigrant tool' borders on illegal
A group of California artists wants Mexicans and Central Americans to have more than just a few cans of tuna and a jug of water for their illegal trek through the harsh desert into the U.S. Ref. Source 7
Tightening up at the border
In the months following the implementation of new travel-document requirements at U.S. Land and sea port of entries last June, there was a spike in the number of people arrested along the southern border posing as U.S. Citizens, customs officials say. Ref. Source 6
Arizona makes illegal immigration illegal
Oh, the hatred! How dare they make something that is illegal - illegal! Already opposition groups are up in arms as Arizona lawmakers passed tough immigration enforcement legislation, which makes it a violation of state law to be in the you.S. Without proper documentation. It still has to pass through the governor's office - will there be a veto? Glenn has the story on radio today. Ref. Source 8