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Thursday, March 08, 2007


Source: yahoonews

It seems little reporter monkey Juliana Barbarassa of the Associated Press may have left off some minor little details in this story...
Attorneys for undocumented immigrants who have suffered violent crimes sued the federal government Wednesday for failing to issue protective visas approved by Congress more than six years ago.

The 2000 Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act created a visa category allowing such victims who cooperate with law enforcement to remain in the country and eventually apply for permanent residency... [visas not implemented yet]

..."We finally decided that without the intervention of the federal courts, we could easily be waiting for another six years before an application form is made available," said Peter A. Schey, president of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law and lead counsel for the lawsuit filed in San Francisco...
While I can appreciate the argument for this provision it does break Jake's "pretending they're citizens" rule. To wit, I am against anything that gives preference or benefit to a person whose first act on our soil was to break the law.

Now, as Lonewacko reports, our little reporter monkey did indeed omit an astonishingly pertinent detail in this tale of woe...
What the AP forgot to mention is that Schey's group is collaborating with the Mexican government on a website project associated with these visas (
Cui bono folks? Cui bono?

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