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Iowa: Largest number of illegal aliens to plead guilty & sentenced in one day!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 21, 2008

85 sentenced in Postville immigration raid
Associated Press – May 20, 2008 10:44 AM ET

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) – Federal prosecutors say 85 people arrested in last week’s immigration raid at a meatpacking plant in Postville have been sentenced on federal charges.

They are part of a group of nearly 400 people arrested at the Agriprocessors plant.

They pleaded guilty yesterday in Waterloo. The U.S. attorney’s office says it’s the largest number of defendants to plead guilty and be sentenced in one day.

Officials say 77 pleaded guilty to using false identification to obtain employment. They admitted using the ID of an actual person and were sentenced to five months in prison and face deportation.

Eight others pleaded guilty to using a false ID to obtain employment, but those documents did not belong to an actual person. They were sentenced to five years probation and ordered out of the country.

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Posted in Agriprocessors, AP, Deportation, Des Moines, False ID, Federal Prosecutors, Hispanic, ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), Identity Theft, Illegal Alien, Illegal Immigration, Iowa, Lubavitch, Meat Processors, Mexican, Prison, Probation, U.S. Attorney General's Office, Undocumented, Waterloo | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Missouri to illegal immigrants: “Go Away”

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 20, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (AP) – Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a bill that adds new restrictions and requirements for illegal immigrants, the cities in which they live and the businesses that employ them. ….story

Posted in Anti-Illegal Groups, AP, Contractors, Fines, Food Stamps, Gov. Matt Blunt, Housing Discrimination, Illegal Alien, Jefferson City, Pew Hispanic Center, Public Benefits, Public Works, RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS, Sanctuary Cities, Taxes, U.S. Census Data, Undocumented | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Where California goes….so goes the nation (and Nebraska)!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 16, 2008


School districts start to face sanctions under landmark law


99% of students live in poverty and fewer than 20 percent speak English fluently, at Las Palmitas Elementary School, THERMAL, Calif. nestled between rundown homes and fields of grapes, peppers and dates in Southern California….if you don’t think it can happen in Nebraska …think again!!…..at any rate, ….whose tax dollars do you think they are sending there to take care of California’s problem? ……..story





Posted in AP, Coachella Valley Unified School District-CA, Gov. Arnold Schwarznegger, Hispanic, Illegal Immigration, Juliet Williams, Sanctuary Cities, Teachers, Thermal, CA, U.S. Education Secretary | Tagged: , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »