WASHINGTON, September 20, 2011 – Accuracy in Media’s Center for Investigative Journalism today released a special report, exposing the organized violation of federal immigration laws by members of labor unions and government officials.
“CASA de Maryland is a case study in the corrupting effects of illegal immigration and a reflection of our degenerating political class,’” special report author James Simpson said. “This type of corruption threatens our Nation’s entire political infrastructure. If law has no meaning, then our Nation will and must degenerate into the law of the fist.”
The complete special report can be found here.
James Simpson is a former Office of Management and Budget economist and budget analyst. Best known for his exposé on the Cloward Piven Strategy of manufactured crisis, his writings have been published in American Thinker, Big Government, Washington Times, FrontPage Magazine, Whistleblower, Soldier of Fortune and others. His blog is Truth and Consequences.
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CASA DE MARYLAND SUMMARY OF FACTS
- The Central American Solidarity Association (CASA) was founded in 1983 in Takoma Park, Maryland.
- Core activities include organizing day labor centers, teaching tactics for avoiding police/immigration officials, coordinating government benefit receipts (such as driver’s licenses) and law enforcement interference.
- CASA de Maryland’s primary objective is to seek blanket amnesty for all illegal aliens in the state, with designs for greater outreach.
- Officials for CASA openly threaten any who oppose their efforts by picketing private residences, schools and places of employment.
- Over 40 percent of CASA’s annual operating budget is funded by state and local governments.
- Funding from a variety of sources (2003-2010):
- Healthcare providers and research foundations (i.e. Aetna and Komen Breast Cancer Foundation) $200,000+
- Financial institutions such as Bank of America, Citi, Freddie Mac and Wachovia/Wells Fargo gave $817,000+
- Venezuela’s CITGO Petroleum Corporation donated $1.5 million
- Ford Motor Company and Foundation gave $1.2 million+
- George Soros’ Open Society Institute $350,000+
- Additional organizations offering financial support: Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Tides Foundation, United Way, Comcast Foundation, Costco Wholesale, PNC Bank, State Farm, Safeway, Wellpoint Association, Verizon, Service Employees International Union, George Mason University, George Washington University, NAACP, UCLA and more.
For a complete list of donors and financial data, click here.