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David Koch gave far-left, Mex. gov't collaborators ACLU $10 million - 02/25/11

Billionaire David Koch (see Koch family) joined with George Soros, the Ford Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation to each give the American Civil Liberties Union $10 million to fight the PATRIOT Act [1]. Reasonable people can disagree on the PATRIOT Act, but fighting it or trying to reform it was probably the correct thing to do. Whatever the merits of opposing the PATRIOT Act, giving money to the ACLU is never the correct thing to do. The ACLU is a far-left group that strongly supports and enables illegal immigration and that's even collaborating with the Mexican government in...

Immigration Reform Advocates Receive JBL Awards From Tides - 09/01/09

Source: press release located here. See the first item in the history for the full text. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tides ( hasawarded a total of $22,500 to the 2009 recipients of the JBL Awards forExcellence in Public Advocacy. Tides' JBL Awards honor policy activists andadvocates by recognizing work that demonstrates innovative approaches tosocial change and a deep commitment to the public interest.

American Jewish Committee gets half a million from Ford Foundation for immigration "reform" tour - 06/21/09

Back in 2007, the American Jewish Committee teamed up with the Mexican government on a three-day immigration workshop. Whether they've gotten any money out of that government isn't known, but according to this they're going to be getting a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to promote comprehensive immigration reform: [The grant] will go toward an AJC yearlong initiative that will include a series of roundtable discussions with those involved in the immigration debate in order to seek common ground, the AJC announced in a news release. The AJC also will offer advocacy skills-building...

Ford Foundation to spend approx. $30 million on immigration issues over next 18 months - 04/30/09

Stephanie Strom of the New York Times offers "New Leader Overhauls Ford Foundation" about Luis Ubinas, replacement for Susan Berresford (link):

Suzanne Gamboa /AP big scoop: 55 U.S. citizens deported in past eight years - 04/13/09

Suzanne Gamboa of the Associated Press - with help from Traci Carl and Peter Prengaman - offers her version of investigative journalism in "AP IMPACT: Citizens held as illegal immigrants" (

El Paso Times BNHR article - 01/15/07

"D.C. hears El Pasoan's ideas about reforms" January 15, 2007 by Louie GilotEl Paso Times