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Audits of Businesses for Undocumented Immigrants Rising

http://nation.time.com

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for undocumented immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year. Audits of employer I-9 forms increased from 250 in fiscal year 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. From fiscal years 2009 to 2012, the total amount of fines grew to nearly $13 million from $1 million. The number of company managers arrested has increased to 238, according to data provided by ICE.

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Border Fence Volleyball USA vs Mexico

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Americans and Mexicans enjoy a friendly game of volleyball over the 2.8 million dollar per mile border fence.

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Trooper Fires on Truck From Helicopter, Leaving Two Dead

http://www.nytimes.com

LA JOYA, Tex. (AP) — A Texas state trooper who fired on a pickup truck from a helicopter during a deadly chase through the desert was trying to disable the vehicle and suspected that it was being used to smuggle drugs, the authorities said.The disclosure on Friday came a day after the episode, which left two illegal immigrants from Guatemala dead on a gravel road near here, just north of the Mexican border.

Eight people were arrested; most were from Guatemala. Investigators said no drugs were found.

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U.S. Grows An Industrial Complex Along The Border : NPR

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In today's dollars, the bill for U.S. immigration enforcement since 1986 comes to $219 billion — roughly the cost of the space shuttle program. About 80,000 government workers depend on immigration enforcement. Despite a drop in illegal immigration, the border industrial complex is here to stay

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Immigrants protest 'illegal' label

http://www.newsday.com

As Ian always says, don't call them "illegal" immigrants.

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Immigrant woman loses son to "Americans"

http://news.yahoo.com

In a controversial case that involved the rights of illegal immigrants and their young children, a Guatemalan mother lost her effort today to get back the five-year old son who was taken away from her after her arrest on immigration charges and put up for adoption in Missouri despite her objections.

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Ex-Arizona governor detained at border checkpoint

http://www.wistv.com

PHOENIX (AP) - Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who in the 1970s served as the state's first and only Hispanic governor, was detained at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint after the vehicle he was traveling in triggered a radiation sensor.

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2 girls climb US-Mexico border fence in less than 18 seconds

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On average, each mile of border fence costs US taxpayers about $4 million to build and will cost another $6.5 billion over the next 20 years to repair and maintain.

Are we getting our money's worth? Is the border fence an effective deterrent? To find out, I asked two young women—both only about 5'5"—to see if they could climb the wall.

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Historic wave of Mexican immigration at a standstill, report says

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The number of Mexican migrants to the United States dropped significantly while the number of those returning home increased, bringing net migration from Mexico to a statistical standstill, according to a report published Monday.

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Market demand for migrant labor overcomes apartheid in Ala.

http://news.yahoo.com

Alabama's war on migrant labor ineffective as producers hire people to fill jobs despite .govs attempt to break area farmers continue.

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Texans' property trapped on the ‘Mexican side’ of the border fence

http://news.yahoo.com

Build it, and they will trample you. The US committed to building the "border fence" between the US and Mexico, and due to a treaty, they actually built portions of the fence north of the border, cutting off Americans, who now deal with the "Mexican scum" south of the border more frequently. Foreseeable consequences abound.

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Startup Ducks Immigration Law With 'Googleplex of the Sea'

http://www.wired.com

Will entrepreneurs make "seasteading" truly effective?

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Border bill would expand Homeland Security powers

http://www.usatoday.com

The proposed National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act would let the agency waive 36 federal environmental protection laws in the name of better border patrols on public lands. But it would give Homeland Security unchecked authority to disregard major environmental laws covering wilderness areas, national parks and wildlife refuges.

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Homeland security raids 5 IHOP locations to investigate terrorism.

http://www.wtol.com

It's not gourmet but is it really terrorism to serve crappy pancakes and french toast?

Authorities were investigating money laundering, funding terrorist organizations and possible undocumented workers.

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I.C.E. raids family during dinner, takes father away for deportation

http://www.facebook.com

This is the Jesus family that live down the street from me in Enoch, Utah. I also go to church with them. Ray Jesus, the father of five beautiful children was taken to Purgatory (Washington County Jail) for deportation. He was taken from his home last week while cooking dinner for his family. Kacie has not had permission to see him yet. I.C.E. would not even let his seven-year-old autistic son James give him a hug. They yelled at Kacie too.

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Pulitzer-winning journalist admits he's illegal immigrant

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

"When Vargas was 12 and living in the Philippines, his mother took him to the airport and sent him to California to live with his grandparents, he said. He didn't know about his citizenship status until four years later, when he applied for a driver's permit and handed a clerk his green card. 'This is fake,' a Department of Motor Vehicles clerk said, according to Vargas' account. 'Don't come back here again.'"

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America's National Suicide

http://www.newsweek.com

An immigration story that we all know all too well. Someone finally reporting on the mindless bureaucracy.

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Strip-searched woman sues U.S. border guards

http://www.cbc.ca

Canadian woman sues US border guard over strip search at Detroit crossing. After finding a few raspberries border guards sent a woman to secondary inspection where she was stripped and had her nipples and genital area closely inspected while another guard watched. The woman was suspected of living in the US illegally.

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Minutemen enter border home and shoot 9yr old girl in head

http://crooksandliars.com

They convinced Flores to let them in by claiming to be law-enforcement officers seeking fugitives, then shot him point-blank in the head when he questioned them and wounded his wife, Gina Gonzalez. And then, while she pleaded for her life, they shot Brisenia in cold blood in the head. (Her sister, fortunately, was sleeping over at a friend's.)

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Homeland Security Junks Billion Dollar ‘Virtual Fence’

http://www.wired.com

It only took nearly a year of hiatus and $1 billion in sunk costs, but the Department of Homeland Security has finally gotten rid of the networked suite of sensors that made up its virtual border fence.

The virtual fence “cannot meet its original objective of providing a single, integrated border-security technology solution,”

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No shit?!

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