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Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes describes fleeing his village in Somalia in 2012 after gunmen threatened to kill him. Mohamed says he was forced to quit his j ... More >>
The last time we spoke to white supremacist Craig Cobb, he was inviting white New Yorkers to join his Aryan colony in North Dakota. Cobb was in the tri-state area to appear on the Trisha Goddard Show, where he took a DNA test to check his racial purity. Turns out -- as it usually does on shows like ... More >>
We recently got word that Unique Product Enterprises -- a Rego Park, Queens-based biz -- advertised and sold "numerous" items containing DOG fur, according to an investigation conducted by the Humane Society of the United States. Of course, selling fur from man's best friend is kinda illegal, as p ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court And President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience
The federal informant the government doesn't want you to know about
Cocaine, but not this cocaine.The Coast Guard announced they intercepted and seized a semi-submersible vessel, its five-man crew and 7.5 tons of cocaine. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection airplane spotted the fiberglass semi-submarine and a Coast Guard cutter caught up to it off the Caribb ... More >>
FreshNearly five pounds of cocaine were found hidden in the soles of sneakers in a suitcase at John F. Kennedy Airport last week, Customs and Border Protection Officers announced on Monday. No one ever picked up the luggage, which came from the Dominican Republic, perhaps because they thought ... More >>
Think of the grossest thing you can come up with. No, not that. Not that either! Ew, dude. Yes, the grossest thing is reaching up into a drug mule's rectum and removing drugs they've stored there in an attempt to smuggle them hassle-free through airports. Thanks to modern technology, the good pe ... More >>
Flickr/Miss NingyouDon't choke!European candies may be all the rage right now, thanks to Sockerbit and London Candy Co., but there's one sweet treat that's a bit trickier to find than other Euro imports: Kinder Surprise Eggs. That's because unlike the tots across the pond, American kids are ... More >>
There are fewer words scarier than "nuclear meltdown" and, of course, "radiation." So it's not surprising that Americans are concerned, particularly on the West Coast, where low, reportedly "not dangerous" levels of radiation are now headed, about possible fallout from the nuclear crisis at J ... More >>
Saleh/U.S. Customs via Daily NewsThe Daily News reports that federal agents at JFK Airport have seized a bunch of acrylic cats used to hide more than $9 million worth of pure opium, which is exciting on two levels. First, that opium smugglers are operating actively! Second, that they might be ... More >>
Shawna Forde, the long-troubled anti-immigration vigilante associated with the Minutemen group, was found guilty yesterday in the murder of nine-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father Raul, as part of a 2009 botched robbery in Arizona. We've followed the case with great interest, largely bec ... More >>
Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
Workin' for the man
A new study from Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse shows what many immigration activists have suspected for some time: Federal raids against undocumented immigrants under the Obama administration are reaching the highs of the Bush administration in one agency, ... More >>
Rob Krentz's family speaks
Today in immigration news, Mexican President Felipe Calderon called Arizona's immigration law "partial and discriminatory"; a second grader is all too eager to tell Michelle Obama her mom doesn't have papers (Mrs. First Lady, who was just there to talk obesity, recovers with bureaucratic fine ... More >>
Green card. This marriage will totally last.U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have announced today that the Permanent Resident Card -- aka, the "Green Card" -- will be redesigned to incorporate several major new security features (and -- hey, hey! -- deter immigration fraud).
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Have we told you lately that we love the Staten Island Advance? This is from one of this morning's stories, headlined "Police chase suspect through Staten Island cemetery": "It's unknown at this time what crime the person committed, but there's a lot of police activity in the area." And occasionally ... More >>
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