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Shades of Fremont!…..local town citizens take up action against influx of Hispanics!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on September 2, 2008


It seems that residents of the community of Goshen, Indiana are “… damn sick and tired of pressing one for English” according to Bob Schrameyer, leader of Citizens for Immigration Law Enforcement, or CILE, recently formed to spur stricter enforcement of immigration law. The continued influx of illegal immigrants and the changes they bring, however, have just been too much to take, especially with the slow-down in U.S. economy and the increasing number of layoffs in the community.

Surprisingly, besides also having an illegal immigration issue, Goshen is a small town with striking similarities to Fremont, Nebraska as shown below.

2000 Census Fremont, Nebraska Goshen, Indiana
Population

25,174

29,383

Households

10,171

10,675

Families

6,672

7,088

Racial Makeup

White

95.28%

83.15%

Black or African American

0.57%

1.53%

Native American

0.31%

0.26%

Asian

0.61%

1.10%

Pacific Islander

0.11%

0.02%

Other Races

2.29%

12.00%

Two or More Races

0.82%

1.94%

TOTALS

100.00%

100.00%

Hispanic or Latino

4.31%

19.33%


This Goshen group was formed out of members’ interest in cracking down on undocumented workers and their employers. Here’s some interesting points to ponder according to retired truck leasing firm operator Bob Schrameyer and Goshen City Councilwoman Dixie Robinson.

  1. “They’re not against all immigrants, it’s just the illegal ones ” says Schrameyer.
  2. According to Schrameyer, “there’s nothing wrong with the immigrants coming and filling the jobs, as long as they’re legal.”
  3. Why shouldn’t those opposed to illegal immigration here raise their voice?” says Schrameyer.
  4. “We’ve got the law on our side.” They’re the ones who are here illegally. They’re the ones who broke the law to get here” explains Schrameyer.
  5. We have thousands of people here in Elkhart and St. Joe counties who are unemployed and can’t get work and illegals are working” said Robinson, elected to the Goshen council last year, in part on her stance on the immigration issue.
  6. They want to give foes of illegal immigration a voice. Robinson says “such critics are frequently hesitant about speaking out for fear of being labeled racist.
  7. If you’re illegal, you’re illegal,” said Robinson. “This isn’t anything about being racist, prejudiced.”
  8. Schrameyer sees the undocumented immigrants as “thumbing their nose” at law enforcement, complains they don’t pay their share of income taxes and gripes about other cultural intrusions brought on by their presence. “The community is damn sick and tired of pressing one for English,” he said.
  9. Schrameyer tires of talk of “diversity,” that is, the notion touted by immigrant defenders that the food, customs and other markers of the newcomers’ home countries enhance the local culture.

Group members envision seeking enforcement of existing law that they say is ignored and pushing for new state legislation requiring employers to be more stringent in checking their workers’ migratory status. They’ll also be pressing local candidates for office on their immigration views. ALIPC story eTruth story

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If only Nebraska politicians had brains!

Posted by nebraskaobserver on July 9, 2008

If only Nebraska politicians were as smart as Missouri politicians!

July 09, 2008

Missouri Gov. Blunt Signs Immigration Reform Bill

“A two-year effort to curb illegal immigration in Missouri came to fruition Monday as Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation designed to catch illegal workers and punish their employers. The bill contains a wide range of new requirements, including mandatory checks on the legal status of all public employees, welfare applicants and criminal suspects whenever they are jailed,” the Kansas City Star reports.

[FAIR’s legal affiliate IRLI, the Immigration Reform Law Institute as well as FAIR activists were involved in making sure that this measure was crafted as well as instrumental in keeping the pressure on to pass it. Kudos to FAIR activists in Missouri for this important victory!]

Read the full story

EDITOR’S NOTE: Just so all you news media types that keep stacking the deck daily for the “open-borders” enthusiast’s within the state, the Chamber of Commerces, liberal educators, so-call faith based organizations, sanctuary cities, unions, contractors and Nebraska meat packers (hope we haven’t left anyone out) think that the majority of the citizens are going to just sit back and let you run this state into the ground, you have another think coming! Similiar legislation will be passed in this state, so all you illegals aliens might just start packing!

Posted in China, Contractors, Dan Stein Report, Document Fraud, False ID, Gov. Matt Blunt, Harboring Illegal Aliens, Hispanic, Identity Theft, Illegal Alien, Illegal Immigration, Liberal Academia, Meat Processors, Missouri, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Open Borders Enthusiasts, Transporting Illegal Immigrants, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Unions | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Postville, Iowa: Non-skilled labor contractor pulls workers out of AgriProcessors meatpacking plant

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 31, 2008

Labor Ready, one of America’s largest providers of temporary employment in the unskilled and construction fields pulled about 150 workers out of Agriprocessors meatpacking plant for supposedly safety concerns. We say supposedly because Labor Ready has a history of being accused of and taken to court for mistreatment and deceptive practices by employees and labor unions.

In March and April, the Iowa Division of Labor Services agreed to reduce fines against the plant for 39 violations of workplace safety rules based on inspections that took place in October 2007 and February 2008. Many of the alleged violations related to hazardous chemicals, blood-borne pathogens and what the state called “serious health violations.” According to government records, Agriprocessors Inc. has a history of noncompliance with state and federal regulations related to food safety, pollution and workplace safety at its Postville facility.

So apparently Labor Ready didn’t know they were providing workers into an unsafe facility prior to the ICE raid (if they were providing workers prior to Monday, May 12) and/or they had no knowledge of the prior safety concerns and inspections of the Iowa Division of Labor prior to placing their personnel into the plant sometime after May 12? (Wink-Wink!) So when did they know it and how much did they know? We just don’t buy it! It looks like they are trying to make a “fast exit” while they can…..DesMoines Register story

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Jon Bruning shaking in his boots now….(not!)

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 17, 2008

Anti-bias commission delays possible legal action 
BY JoANNE YOUNG / Lincoln Journal Star
Friday, May 16, 2008 - 12:52:35 pm CDT 

OMAHA — The NEOC met this morning to see what they are going to do because that nasty Attorney General Jon Bruning just won’t do their bidding on an illegal alien’s case…..story

Posted in Anne Hobbs, Arnold Nesbitt, Attorney General Jon Bruning, Deputy Attorney General Dave Cookson, Hispanic, HUD, Illegal Alien, JoAnne Young, NEOC (Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission), Omaha, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

CASS COUNTY, IA: Wanted Calif. man arrested after long chase

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 17, 2008

ATLANTIC — Jose Miguel Cisneros-Ballesteros, 26 and wanted in California, was arrested Tuesday by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office after a high-speed chase through three Iowa counties. A Cass County sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a Dodge Charger with no license plates about 6:10 p.m. on Interstate 80 at the 57-mile marker. The Charger sped away. Three Iowa State Patrol troopers joined the Cass County deputy in the chase. The fleeing driver avoided spike strips set up at two locations, and the pursuit continued east on the Interstate through Adair County before ending in Dallas County just east of mile marker 110. The driver was arrested on an outstanding auto theft warrant and was being held Wednesday pending further investigation. The Iowa State Patrol, Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and Stuart Police Department assisted the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted in Adair County Sheriff's Office, Auto Chase, Auto Theft, Cass County, Cass County Sheriff's Office, Dallas County Sheriff's Office, Felons, Hispanic, Interstate 80, Iowa, Iowa State Patrol, Stuart Police Department | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a Comment »

Feds Arrest Hundreds In Iowa Over Immigration

Posted by nebraskaobserver on May 14, 2008

Postville, Iowa (AHN) – At least 300 people were arrested, mostly over illegal identity theft and illegal immigration, by federal immigration agents in northeastern Iowa at the world’s biggest meat processing plant…..story

Also, see

ftp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/IA/about/ImmigrationBattle.pdf

http://problemswithlubavitch.wordpress.com/2008/05/14/postville-factory-is-owned-by-the-lubavitch/

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