Thursday, January 06, 2005
Hayworth blasts Mexico help book: "WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. J.D. Hayworth has written a letter of protest to the Mexican government urging a halt to its distribution of a new how-to comic book providing safety information for border crossers, calling it 'state-sponsored illegal immigration.' 'As an act of good faith, I call on your government to immediately cease the distribution of the Guide for the Mexican Migrant, which is only the latest flagrant example of the Mexican government's lack of respect for U.S. laws,' Republican Hayworth wrote Tuesday to Mexican Ambassador Carlos de Icaza. In an interview, Hayworth said his reaction to news of the guide reported Saturday in The Arizona Republic was 'more astonishment than anger that a government that claims to want to be an active partner in preventing illegal immigration is an active and willing accomplice to engendering more illegal immigration.' "