Our Leaky Border
Even though immigrant rights activist Salvador Reza protested the action as a publicity ploy to coincide with political announcements in Arizona, consider that the raids on shuttle companies arrested 47 people running shuttle van companies moving illegals across the border.
The organization targeted in the raids is accused of illegally transporting more than 80,000 immigrants into the U.S. in the past 10 years. They brought daily van loads of undocumented migrants into the country, using Phoenix as a primary hub.
Using phony bus tickets and fake border crossing cards, the criminal human trafficking organization charged people as little as $700 to travel to the US.
On March 27th, Arizona rancher Rob Krenz was murdered on his property in Arizona by a suspected illegal immigrant.
Last night's local news featured video tapes from hidden cameras on the border taken over the last few months. The latest is shown here. These videos tell a story and show how easy it is for illegals to cross the border on foot.
Indeed, we have a problem. Of course, it seems that a new euphemism has been created, Mexicans living abroad, and there are movements afoot to stop immigrant arrests and deportations.
"We clearly state that Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano has an anti-immigrant history as Governor of Arizona and that she has worsened the circumstances of the undocumented worker," stated Arango.It's interesting how opinions of Secretary Napolitano differ depending on which side of the border you're on.