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Archive for the 'Immigration' Category

-Immigrant Sells 14 Year-Old Daughter for $16,000

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

(-Picture of Salinas via Wikipedia) SALINAS, California:  Marcelino de Jesus Martinez, a native of Oaxaca, Mexico, sold his 14-year-old daughter into marriage for $16,000, beer and meat. It was a marriage and dowry contract negotiated between Martinez and the family of Margarito de Jesus Galindo. The child and Galindo lived together for a week before […]

-Indentured Servants on Long Island?

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

Here is the case of Varsha Sabhnani (Link to story no longer valid), a millionaire, Who just was sentenced to 11 years in jail for enslaving and torturing two Indonesian female maids in her Long Island mansion. Her husband, Mahender, will also receive a jail sentence. The Sabhnani’s held and confiscated the passports and virtually […]

-An Absolut Disaster of an Ad?

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

In an advertising campaign hoping to reach Latinos in the USA, Absolut Vodka has reached new heights and become the new standard for failed ad disasters. What were these folks thinking of anyway! The Absolut ad geniuses have placed their product smack dab in the midst of the illegal immigration controversy and seemingly joined in […]

Is Religion Really an Issue in the Illegal Immigration Debate?

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Here is an article by John Hargenrader which contends that the opposition to illegal Latino immigration (USA) is nothing more than veiled religious bigotry: “…I am finding it more and more concerning that some vocal opposition to immigration reform is nothing more than under-the-breath anti-Catholic bigotry. … When looking at local voices in Congress, there […]

The Immigration Question–Compassion or Security?

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

     The immigration problem is far more complicated than any slogan or platitude can address.  It is time for our leaders to go beyond party politics and do what is right for this country, but also what is right for the 12 million or so ‘illegal aliens’-‘guest workers’- ‘undocumented immigrants’- or what ever PC name you can come […]

Mixed Signals–Why Were The Students Carrying Mexican Flags?

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

     I have been out of town on business this week. I saw something today that I can neither completely explain nor understand.  While driving on the Highway from Imperial to Brawley (CA), along the route were more than a hundred high school students marching at the side of the road. What was remarkable was that […]

Cardinal Roger Mahoney & Immigration Laws (L.A.Calif. USA)

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

     The good Cardinal is urging those under him to disregard USA immigration laws and stand in support of ‘open borders’ between Mexico & the USA.  Christians are called by Jesus to take good care of the poor among us & show grace unto those sojourning in our midst. Christians are also taught to show respect for the […]