Super Pac Started to Support Amnesty
“Prominent Republican strategists have announced they are forming a super-PAC to help redefine the party’s immigration stance and to figure out ways to appeal to Latino voters. The super-PAC, called Republicans for Immigration Reform, also hopes to undercut those in the party rallying for strict immigration enforcement, many who became heroes to immigration hard-liners but who turned off Latinos voters,” Fox News Latino reports.
“Gutierrez said Republicans for Immigration Reform is about people from all over the world, including Hispanics, Asians, West Africans and Ethiopians.”
Mass. Gov Gives Tuition Benefits to Illegal Aliens Granted Amnesty Under Obama
“Governor Deval Patrick will direct state colleges and universities Monday to allow young illegal immigrants to pay the lower resident rate for tuition and fees as soon as they obtain work permits through a new federal program, a senior administration official said Sunday,” the Boston Globe reports.
“Patrick’s declaration ends five months of anxiety for immigrants who cheered President Obama’s decision in June to temporarily halt the deportations of immigrants age 30 and under, only to plunge them into limbo in Massachusetts as officials said they were reviewing whether the immigrants were eligible for the lower rates. But the governor’s announcement also raised criticism that he is neglecting American citizens struggling to afford college.”
Ruben Navarrette Jr. – Hypocrisy South of the Border
“Mexico is just as reluctant as the United States to confront the larger issue of migration — both of its own people north to the United States and along its own southern border, where Central and South Americans want to get into a country that many natives are desperate to flee. Nor does the Mexican elite want to swallow its pride and admit that the real engine behind the Mexican economy isn’t people like them but Mexicans who don’t even live in Mexico anymore — immigrant workers in the United States,” says Ruben Navarrette Jr.
“In Mexico City, politicians, journalists and intellectuals are eager to avoid the issue altogether. They point out that migration to the United States from Mexico has slowed to a trickle. With a U.S. economy that is sluggish and a Mexican one that is bouncing back, many would-be migrants find that going north isn’t worth the trouble.”
ICE Agent Settles Discrimination Suit Over Harrassment
“A senior agent for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the government have agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit, according a court record filed Thursday. In a two-sentence notice, a lawyer for ICE Agent James T. Hayes Jr. said the “parties have come to an agreement in principal” to settle the case for $175,000,” the AP reports.
“Hayes filed the lawsuit in May and described a “frat house” environment at ICE that humiliated male employees under former ICE chief of staff Suzanne Barr.”