Judge grants first step to help felonious Mexican squatter avoid deportation

Portland Oregonian
A Clackamas County judge signed off Thursday on the first step to keep a young Happy Valley man from deportation. — Judge Thomas J. Rastetter granted bench probation to Edson Barrera Gonzalez, who has been held in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Seattle for a year. Immigration advocates for Gonzalez hope to persuade ICE to release Gonzalez for six months while he applies to have his status changed to a misdemeanor criminal, rather than felon… Read More

Suspect in slayings of 5 avoided ’06 deportation

USA TodayCat Muncher
The suspect in the brutal slayings of five people in San Francisco was ordered deported to his native Vietnam in 2006 while in prison for robbery, but the undocumented immigrant remained in California because the Vietnamese government would not issue travel documents, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. — Binh Thai Luc, 35, of San Francisco, was arrested Sunday, two days after the bodies of three women and two men were found in a home near City College of San Francisco. Police say the victims, four of whom were related, were savagely beaten and stabbed. — A source told the Chronicle authorities suspect the killings were committed over a gambling debt… Read More

Another American dies due to more ICE bungling

Berkshire Eagle — Pittsfield, Mass.
Hudson, NY — Four days after he was arraigned for murdering a 73-year-old woman last November, questions remain about why Shaiqul Islam was released by federal immigration authorities only six weeks before the alleged incident occurred. — Islam, who was arraigned on Tuesday in Columbia County Court, has been charged with the Nov. 20 slaying of 73-year-old Lois Decker of Hillsdale, a former lunch lady at a local school who has been described by neighbors as sweet and affable. — Decker was strangled to death in her own home. — Islam, who lives in Hudson, is a Level 2 sex offender who served two years in prison after he was convicted in 2008 of promoting a sexual performance of a child, a felony, for taking lewd photographs of a 12-year-old girl. He is not an American citizen but has lived in Columbia County since he was 8 years old, according to law enforcement officials. — According to Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka, a federal immigration judge ordered Islam be deported to his native Bangladesh in December 2008. But Islam never was… Read More

Obama’s ‘Druncle’: Cops cry foul over DUI defense

NBC NewsDruncle Obama
Massachusetts police say they’re discouraged by a defense lawyer’s request to trawl through the record of the officer who pulled over President Barack Obama’s half-uncle last year. — Onyango Obama, 67, was arrested Aug. 24 and charged with driving under the influence. Framingham police said he hit 0.14 on a blood alcohol test, nearly double the legal limit of 0.08. — Obama, who has fought attempts to deport him to Kenya as an alleged illegal immigrant since 1989, briefly appeared Thursday in Framingham District Court, where his attorney, Scott Bratton, said he wanted a copy of arresting officer Val Krishtal’s official on-duty driving record… Read More and Watch Video

Congressman ticked off at Comrade O over amnesty of his fugitive uncle

An incensed congressman from Iowa wants the House Judiciary Committee to subpoena President Barack Obama’s recently arrested uncle, according to a statement issued by Rep. Steve King. — King also renewed his urgent calls for congressional hearings into Obama’s new program granting amnesty to those in the country illegally. — “On Aug. 29, Congressman King suggested that drunken ‘Uncle Omar’ Obama could be the first beneficiary of the president’s new Executive Amnesty for Illegal Aliens program,” communications director John Kennedy said in a press release… Read More