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22 illegal aliens deported from Alaska for illegal fishing


U B U & I'll B Me 4 USA!
Jan 15, 2009
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Crew of seized vessel getting deported | KMOV.com St. Louis

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011

JUNEAU, Alaska – ICE deported 22 illegal aliens to their countries of origin. "10 of the crew members are from Vietnam, seven are from Indonesia, four are from China and one is from Taiwan." They were found southwest of Kodiak illegally fishing with a drift net in American waters. Their ship the Bangun Perkasa was captured by the U.S. Coast Guard on September 7th.

“The crew initially claimed the vessel was from Indonesia but that authorities in Indonesia didn't claim it.” Never the less the crew is being deported and it’s unknown what will happen to their ship.
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Dec 17, 2009
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Illegals doing illegal things. But there are those that will defend them. Deport them and their supporters.


Wise ol' monkey
Feb 6, 2011
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Okolona, KY
'Legalizing' illegals to work in the U.S.
DHS Authorizing Illegal Aliens To Work In US
October 19, 2011 -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that under the administration’s policy of exercising “prosecutorial discretion” in the enforcement of the immigration laws, her department is currently authorizing some illegal aliens to work in the United States.
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, asked Napolitano: “According to the information from your department, some individuals who are given relief will obtain work authorizations. So people with no right to be in the country will be allowed to work here. Is that correct?” Napolitano said: “Well, senator, since around 1986 there has been a process where those who are technically unlawfully in the country may apply for work authorization. This goes to CIS [Citizenship and Immigration Services]. It's not an ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] or CBP [Customs and Border Protection] function. And those cases are reviewed by CIS in a case-by-case basis. So there’s no change in that process. Like I said, that goes back to the mid-80s that is contemplated now.”

Sen. Grassley then asked, “But yes, some of them could have an opportunity to work here even though they are here illegally?” “Well, that happens now, senator,” said Napolitano. The three agencies she mentioned are all components of DHS. Although Napolitano did not specify what 1986 policy she was referring to in her response to Sen. Grassley, President Ronald Reagan signed the Simpson-Mazzoli Act into law in November of that year. The act applied to illegal aliens who requested a change of status within 18 months of the law's passage and who had come into the United States prior to Jan. 1, 1982, and had resided in America since that time. According to the latest figures from the Department of Labor, the national unemployment rate is 9.1 percent and the number of unemployed persons has reached at least 14 million.

In a June 17 memo, ICE Director John Morton ordered federal immigration officials to use "prosecutorial discretion" in deciding which illegal aliens to remove from the country. The purpose of the “prosecutorial discretion” policy is to remove the worst offenders while releasing others, particularly victims of domestic violence and other crimes; witnesses to crimes; or people who are charged with minor traffic violations. “Exercising favorable discretion, such as release from detention and deferral or a stay of removal generally will be appropriate,” Morton said, unless the unauthorized alien poses national security concerns, has a “serious criminal history,” poses a threat to public safety, is a human rights violator or is involved in “significant” immigration fraud.

During Wednesday’s hearing, Napolitano mentioned that as a result of the “prosecutorial discretion” policy, the Obama administration will review “roughly 300,000” cases that are on the “master docket of what’s pending in immigration courts.” “The goal” of that process is “to administratively close some of the low priority cases so that we can facilitate handling the higher priority cases,” said Napolitano. That indicates that some illegal immigrants will be allowed to stay in the country because their cases will be closed. Although she did not rule out the possibility, Napolitano said that “absent unusual circumstances,” individuals with a final order of removal will not be eligible for relief once their case is reviewed.


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Oct 20,`11 - Alabama's tough immigration law was supposed to create farm jobs for unemployed Americans, but few of them have shown any interest since the measure went into effect.
Many of the Americans who have ventured out into the fields to pick crops have quit after a single day, telling farmers the work is too hard and not worth the pay.

Politicians who support the law in Alabama insist more time must pass before it can be considered a failure. Yet early numbers from the governor's office show only nominal interest so far.

Alabama passed its immigration law in June. It was immediately challenged as it has been in other states. Unlike other states' measures, Alabama's law has been left largely in place while challenges play out in court.

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Aug 22, 2009
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I am sure there are thousands of pickers from all over the world who would jump at the opportunity to come work legally during the crop picking season. One does not have to be a rocket scientist to know THAT! Could it be that the farmers insist on cheap labor? No benefits? No housing? Come on people, get a clue. Everybody knows, cause this has happened in the past, that no american will be a picker. That is that! Now go find them in other countries, aka Mexico, Central/SoAmerica, and stop the game playing and the lying. When you deport those who work in the fields, bring in those who will do it and bring them here LEGALLY. Problem solved.

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