Saturday, April 26, 2008

Nearly 300 Illegals Convicted of DUI in North Carolina

Cross posted from Virtuous Republic

Three hundred illegal aliens were sent to jail for DUI in North Carolina in 2007. In North Carolina, that accounted for 18% of all such arrests.

If the Federal Government controlled our borders, the roads in North Carolina would be a safer place to drive.

When as a country did we decide not to care?

Nearly 300 illegal immigrants were convicted on driving-while-impaired charges and placed in North Carolina prisons in 2007.

Hispanics also account for 18 percent of drunken-driving arrests, while making up less than 7 percent of the state’s population, according to a study from the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center aired in WRAL’s documentary “Focal Point: Crossing the Line.”

The study also showed that Hispanics involved in car crashes were 2.5 times more likely to be drunk than white drivers and three times more likely to be drunk than black drivers.

In the three cases listed above, each of the accused drunken drivers had extensive contact with the judicial system – but had managed to elude the immigration system until these incidents. Read more….

**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email brianbonner90-at-gmail-dot-com and let us know at what level you would like to participate.

You also may want to check out what other members of CAII are writing about:

Faith, Family and the US Government - Anchor Babies

Villaraigosa warns ICE to back off immigration raids

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