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Tuesday, April 03, 2007

How Many DUI's Does It Take Before
Deporting An Illegal Immigrant?

A tragedy happened in Virginia: Daily Press

(All bolding mine)

    The driver who killed two Virginia Beach teens last week may have been driving while intoxicated at the time of the fatal accident.

    Alfredo Ramos, 22, who is facing two manslaughter charges, admitted in his court appearance on Monday that he is in the country illegally from Mexico. Though police say speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the fatal accident, they have not charged him with driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence.

    According to a Virginia Beach police spokesman, Ramos was driving westbound on Virginia Beach Boulevard on Friday night when he rear-ended another car that was stopped at a red light at Kings Grant Road. The two girls in the car -- Allison Kunhardt, 17, and Tessa Tranchant, 16 -- were pinned in their vehicle and died from their injuries.

    Court records show that Ramos has at least two prior convictions this year -- one for DUI in Chesapeake and one for public drunkenness in Virginia Beach. He was also convicted for public drunkenness in Chesapeake last year.

Alfredo Ramos

WTKR asks the question, "Should An Illegal Immigrant Be Deported If They Are Convicted Of Any Crime? " The short answer is "yes".

    According to court records, Alfredo has a criminal history, all misdemeanors. In October 2006, Ramos was charged with drunk in public. In November 2007, [sic] [the article does state "2007", however I have to presume they meant 2006 - Drake] he was charged with driving without a license, identity theft, no seat belt, and no insurance. In January 2007, he was charged with pubic swearing and intoxication.

22-year-old Alfredo Ramos was convicted in February on DUI charges from November 13, 2006. WAVY:

    The arresting officer commented in his report that Ramos "almost ran him down".

    He was given a 90 day suspended sentence, fined $250, had his drivers' license suspended, and he ordered to participate in ASAP, an alcohol awareness program.

    Court documents also revealed that Ramos didn't actually have a valid driver's license (he was caught with a fake one), had paid a Florida company $200 dollars for a "Mexican ID", and he blew a .14 BAC - almost twice the legal limit.

    Also, 10 On Your Side has learned that law-enforcement officials in Chesapeake never informed Immigration and Customs Enforcement about Ramos' residence status in the U.S. This contrasts with Virginia Beach, whose authorities notified ICE immediately after Ramos was arrested.

    Ramos, who speaks no English, remains in jail with no bond.

We don't have an illegal immigration problem in this country... we have an illegal immigration holocaust.

And what is our Congress, President and Justice System doing about it?


"And what is our Congress, President and Justice System doing about it?"

Not a damn thing!!! Just a side note. All congressmen and women who signed to aid and abet the Iraq enemy by declaring an official surrender date should be shot for treason!!!
uh..okay. I don't advocate violence other than self-defense. I'd agree with the treason charge, though.

Personally, I would ***LOVE*** to see every, single incumbant voted OUT of Congress come 2008. How much worse could newcomers be than those already in there|?
Getting back to the main issue of the post, it is my opinion that we here in Virginia are in a unique postion to solve this illegal immigration problem: If it is the Federal Government's responsibility to enforce the immigration law, then any illegal alien discovered in the Commonwealth should be immediately sent to the Federal District to the north known also as D.C.. Dump them on the steps of the capital and force the Feds to deal with it.
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