(WashingtonTimes) – Mexican President Felipe Calderon denounced as “racial discrimination” an Arizona law giving state and local police the authority to arrest suspected illegal immigrants and vowed to use all means at his disposal to defend Mexican nationals against a law he called a “violation of human rights.”
But the legislation, signed April 23 by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, is similar to Reglamento de la Ley General de Poblacion — the General Law on Population enacted in Mexico in April 2000, which mandates that federal, local and municipal police cooperate with federal immigration authorities in that country in the arrests of illegal immigrants.
Under the Mexican law, illegal immigration is a felony, punishable by up to two years in prison. Immigrants who are deported and attempt to re-enter can be imprisoned for 10 years. Visa violators can be sentenced to six-year terms. Mexicans who help illegal immigrants are considered criminals.
The law also says Mexico can deport foreigners who are deemed detrimental to “economic or national interests,” violate Mexican law, are not “physically or mentally healthy” or lack the “necessary funds for their sustenance” and for their dependents. Full article here
(KurtNimmo) – From an Infowars Reader: If You Cross the U.S. Border…
In Paul Joseph Watson’s article, Corporate Media Plays Down Pro-Illegal Immigration Thugs Who Terrorized Santa Cruz, posted today on Prison Planet, a comment pointed out the insanity of illegal immigration as it relates to the policies of other countries: Read More Here
(Xinhuanet) – Mexican Senate urges U.S. president to stop Arizona immigration law
The Mexican Senate on Sunday urged U.S. President Barack Obama to take measures to impede the enforcement of the SB1070 Law in Arizona state.
“The Mexican senators are concerned about the anti-immigrants actions in Arizona, which we consider against the human rights,” said Carlos Navarrete Ruiz, president of the senate, in a letter to Obama. Read More Here