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NPR ignores downsides of international migration and remittances (Ashley Westerman, International Center for Journalists, U.N.) - 10/02/13

... is soaring, according to the United Nations. More than 200 million people now live outside their country of origin, up from 150 million a decade ago... In the Philippines, at the offices of Industries and Personnel Management in Manila, some 30 nervous applicants sit in hard plastic chairs watching a video about a day in the life of an employee at a duty-free shop at the international airport in...

Americans for Prosperity suppresses Teaparty discussing immigration, Agenda 21 - 10/14/12

... it. Regarding Agenda 21, discussing that United Nations program is left as an exercise. But, any U.N. program that impacts the U.S. is something to be concerned about. The supposed conservative organization AFP doesn't want to discuss that either. Note that in addition to funding Tea Party efforts, AFP puts on events such as Right Online and sponsors appearances by Sarah Palin, Scott Walker, and...

Immigrants Occupy December 18, 2011: OWS are useful idiots for big banks, big business, Federal Reserve, Koch, Bloomberg... - 12/16/11

... their globalist reference to the United Nations: On December 18, 1990 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. Ten years later the U.N. declared December 18 as International Migrants Day. The Convention emphasizes that the rights of migrants are not to be violated or...

U.S. bows to United Nations Human Rights Council, ACLU helps (Arizona, SB1070) - 11/05/10

In Geneva today the United Nations Human Rights Council met to assess the U.S.'s record on human rights, or at least human rights as they see them. And, as previously discussed, the report from the U.S. government mentions Arizona's recent SB1070 immigration law. While I downplayed the significance of this in the earlier post, perhaps I should raise the alert level given that one of the groups...

Obama admin UN Human Rights Council report mentions Arizona immigration law, 287g - 08/25/10

... administration's report to the United Nations Human Rights Council (PDF at [1]). The administration's report mentions both their suit against the new Arizona immigration law and their changes to the 287g program as examples of how the U.S. cares about the human rights of immigrants. I've seen far worse things than those statements and I can't find anything overly surprising in them. However,...

United Nations agitates against Arizona immigration law (Jorge Bustamante) - 05/11/10

... The apparent ringleader is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants Jorge Bustamante. He's a Mexican citizen who teaches at Notre Dame; see his name's link for past coverage. Among many other things, he wanted Mexican immigrants to the U.S. to become U.S. citizens in order to push Mexico's agenda inside the U.S Those joining him were: - Special Rapporteur on...

ACLU of Georgia's highly flawed racial profiling report based only on anecdotes; dedicated to promoters of anti-American bill - 03/25/10

... courage. That Day is a project of the United Nations and I'm going to guess that - as with their other programs - it has certain hidden surprises masked by a benign and laudatory name. And, the Trail walkers are supporters of the Dream Act, an anti-American bill that would take college educations away from lower-income U.S. citizens in order to give them to illegal aliens. 4. In a report about...

Obama supporter accepts United Nations immigration position (Georgetown law dean Alexander Aleinikoff) - 12/02/09

... accepted a position with the United Nations as the "deputy high commissioner in the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva". Per his statement (link): "As many of you know, refugee and asylum law has been a central focus of my scholarship and research... The first course I taught at the Law Center was Refugee Law. In taking up the position at UNHCR, I will be joining a UN...

United Nations: replace the dollar as the global reserve currency, new global reserve bank - 09/09/09

... of financial speculation, the United Nations said. UN countries should agree on the creation of a global reserve bank to issue the currency and to monitor the national exchange rates of its members, the Geneva-based UN Conference on Trade and Development said today in a report. There's a video here and a more technically-oriented WSJ report here.

Morgan Weiland of Media Matters leaps to defense of illegal aliens, ACORN - 04/07/09

... (mediamatters.org/items/200904070005). That former United Nations intern is here to defend both, even if she doesn't do it so well. There are several parts and discussing what's wrong with those is left as an exercise. However, here are two:

DHS Dep. Asst. Sec'y for Policy is from CAP, United Nations, Ted Kennedy office (Esther Olavarria) - 02/23/09

Janet Napolitano has selected Esther Olavarria as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security. And, she's from the Center for American Progress, called around here the "think tank that can't think straight". CAP supports illegal immigration and defines opposition to massive illegal activity as "xenophobia"; see the link for more on them. And, since August 2008 she...

Barbara Boxer wants to ratify U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (Hillary Clinton) - 02/08/09

From this: The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), which opponents say could destroy American sovereignty by imposing international rulings on American law, could reach the Senate within 60 days. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) says she wants a 60-day timeframe for the State Department to complete its review so the Senate can move toward ratification of the UNCRC. During the Senate...

DHS Deputy Secretary was top United Nations official (Jane Holl Lute) - 01/25/09

From this: A top United Nations official who once served on the White House National Security Council has been picked for deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, a move that would place two women at the top of the department for the first time. President Barack Obama's nomination of Jane Holl Lute, a retired Army major who worked on the NSC under President Bill Clinton, was...

"Soros Flunky Runs Obama's Pro-U.N. Policy" (Eric Schwartz) - 01/12/09

... hias.org/WhoWeAre/board.php?individual=45; they include work at the United Nations and with the Council on Foreign Relations in addition to during the Bill Clinton administration. He's listed among many other names at change dot gov at these pages among others: change.gov/learn/obama_biden_transition_agency_review_teams change.gov/learn/policy_working_groups

Jorge Bustamante of United Nations to review immigration in Prince William County, Virginia - 06/05/08

The United Nations' special rapporteur on migrants' rights, Jorge Bustamante will be paying a visit to Prince William County, Virginia to review their strict anti-illegal immigration ordinance (link). He'll be visiting Manassas and Woodbridge and trying to speak with local officials on June 10 and 11, and his visit might have been orchestrated by the extremist group Mexicanos Sin Fronteras....

Jorge Bustamante/U.N./Notre Dame/Mexico proposes hobbling U.S. immigration enforcement, ACLU approves - 03/07/08

... recommendations released by the United Nations' "Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination". As discussed at that link, the ACLU was one of the "human rights" groups which testified in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition to the main report, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants - Jorge Bustamante of Mexico - released his own report "on the injustices faced by...

United Nations "Committee on the Elimination of Racism" chides U.S. over treatment of immigrants - 02/24/08

... their safe Geneva home, on Friday United Nations bureaucrats from the "Committee on the Elimination of Racism" (part of the U.N. "Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights") chided U.S. government representatives for a variety of alleged issues ranging from extraordinary rendition to police brutality to race-based disparities in sentencing to the treatment of legal and illegal immigrants...

Felipe Calderon Feb. 2008 U.S. visit: Eliot Spitzer, Blagojevich, Schwarzenegger, Villaraigosa, Fabian Nunez - 02/09/08

Mexico's president Felipe Calderon will be visiting parts of their former territory next week, stopping in New York, Boston, Chicago, Sacramento, and Los Angeles but apparently avoiding Washington DC. In addition to U.S. officials, and some who are supposedly U.S. officials, he'll probably also be meeting with community leaders, such as those from non-profits, "hometown associations", the...

Jorge Bustamante/U.N./Notre Dame wants pro-illegal immigration boycott (earlier: dual citizenship to support Mexico's agenda in U.S.) - 12/16/07

... this: Jorge Bustamante, the United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants and a sociology professor at the University of Notre Dame, this week called Republican Party policies on immigration "immoral." Writing in the Mexico City daily Reforma, Bustamante said the Republican candidates share a in immigration stance that "lacks even the most minimum recognition of the demand...

Rudy Giuliani + UN + David Rockefeller + CFR + Trilateral Commission + Bilderberg Group - 11/10/07

... the Business Council for the United Nations [1]. In his laudatory introduction, he mentioned all the globalist groups with which DR has been involved: "he helped found the Trilateral Commission... for fifteen years he served as the Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations... [among others he's] a member of the advisory council of the Bilderberg Group..." Certainly, Rudy could have just been...

Jorge Bustamante/United Nations, MacArthur Park riot, CRLA, Peter Schey, NILC, ACLU... - 05/18/07

... U.S. treatment of migrants, a United Nations human rights expert [Jorge A. Bustamante, U.N. "special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants"] took testimony about worker abuse, government raids, family separations and other issues as he wrapped up a two-day visit to Los Angeles on Thursday... [it was] undertaken at the invitation of the U.S. government. "There is concern in the United...

Young Pioneers of the Global Climate Change and Environmental Justice Movement (comrade) - 04/05/07

As others have no doubt noted, the general global warming movement seems to have some curious aspects. For instance, here's Frank J. Gaffney, Jr. in "Assault of the 'Transies'" saying: Al Gore's hobby horse is also breathing new life into the ultimate Transie project: the imposition of international taxation ("globotaxes") to finance the various causes and institutions favored by transnational...

DHS OIG: immigrants were mistreated at detention facilities - 01/17/07

The DHS's (Department of Homeland Security) inspector general has released a report claiming that immigrants - apparently both legal and illegal - were mistreated at various ICE facilities around the country: ...U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials and contractors denied timely medical treatment to some of the immigrants, failed to disclose and justify disciplinary actions...

Mexico's U.N. ambassador promotes North American Union - 11/01/06

... Berruga, Mexico's ambassador to the United Nations, shared his perspectives on the current and future U.S.-Mexico relationship at a panel discussion at the University of Texas at San Antonio Downtown Campus. It was organized by the UTSA Mexico Center and the San Antonio campus of Mexico's National Autonomous University. Noting that both countries depend on each other economically, Berruga...

Mexico, 27 OAS nations declare opposition to border fence - 10/26/06

... also take its complaints to the United Nations. Mexico's co-signers are: Antigua, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Granada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, San Kitts and Nevis, San Lucia, San Vicente, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela

Pittsburgh: talk to the Holy See about illegal immigration - 09/19/06

If you're in the Pittsburgh area, the Vatican's representative to the U.N. will be speaking at Duquesne University on Thursday Sep. 21. You need to register, details here. If you get to ask a question, ask him to indicate whether the Holy See supports illegal immigration to the U.S. and/or ask them to provide the biblical basis for that support. If things go well, ask him to renounce Cardinal...

I coined "transnational progressivism" too - 04/09/03

[Update: the Michael Ratner mentioned below is also trying to use the ICC "as a tool to restrain American military power" as described here and here.] Several lefties are mad with glee over their discovery of errors in a National Review article ("Liberate the universities") about something called "transnational progressivism." First, they say there's no such thing as a "transnational...