What is a Matricula Consular Card?

From: Knowledge Creates Power


The Santa Ana, CA, Mexican Consulate set up a mobile Mexican Matricula Consular ID center on UNITED STATES PUBLIC SCHOOL PROPERTY – Capistrano School District (one of the most conservative parts of Califormia) at the Adult English Language Development Center located at 31351 Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA.

The fee is $27 per matricula consular application.

When the Minutemen arrived at the Capistrano School District Adult School there was a hub of activity. A mobile Mexican Consulate center was in full swing.

Legal resident Mexicans have U.S. issued green cards for identification.

Mexican Consulate Mobile Matricula Consular Center

Mexican Nationals in the U.S. ILLEGALLY do NOT have a green card and therefore need a Mexican matricula consular identification card – matricula means: of a like group and consular means: from a consulate.

Mexican government ID transactions on U.S. public school property.

Box of matricula consular application forms on US public school property.

One Minuteman

After the Minutemen had been onsite for about an hour and a half, the mobile center was shut down – above photo.

Once Minutemen began to observe and report, documenting and photographing, the Mexican Nationals no longer ventured forth to the center and many, who had been in attendance, left the mobile center.


The Mexican diplomat, above, would not give us her business card or her name.

The Mexican diplomat, above, approached the Minutemen as the Minutemen were peacefully strolling about – on United States public school property – observing and taking photos of the event.

Minutewoman – peacefully assembling on public school property.

The Mexican diplomat repeatedly said, “This a private event for Mexicans only… You cannot be here… I am telling you nicely as I do not want to call the police. Please leave.”

Minutemen assembled on U.S. school property.

Minuteman Project National Rally Spokesman Raymond Herrera said to the Mexican diplomat, “No, we will not leave. We are guaranteed freedom of assembly under OUR Constitution.”

I said to the diplomat, “The U.S. should adopt Mexico’s immigration policy.”

“Oh,” she agreed. “Mexico has a very good immigration policy.”

Mexican diplomat south side of the mobile center.

The Mexican diplomat was particularly vexed by our photographing of the event. “DO NOT TAKE PHOTOS,” she commanded repeatedly.

Minutemen stated that in the USA, we have the right to photograph in public.

“No, you cannot take photos,” she insisted. Herrera and the diplomat then entered into a lengthy discussion in Spanish.

GANG MEMBER with application in hand.

The man, above photo, displayed gang hand signals and yelled out “THIS IS OUR TERRITORY!” The Mexican diplomat witnessed and seemingly approved of the gang member at the “Mexican Only” event.

He appeared to be filling out an application – in his left hand above. Many have informally been told that in the Hispanic community only gang members wear black shoes. Note in the photo above, the only man in black shoes is the self-professed gang member.

The Minutewoman, above, had been quietly photographing…


Mexican Diplomat has a matricula consular card in her hand.

Suddenly the door above opened and the Mexican diplomat came out yelling. The photo above is just before she lashed out.

To our utter amazement, the diplomat started to strike out at the Minutewoman! We were in a state of shock. As she yelled, she struck across the Minutewoman’s lower right jaw and lip, several times.

The Minutewoman above, in her left hand, used her sign as a shield, while pulling her camera back from the assaulting Mexican diplomat.

Ten minutes after the assault, the Minutewoman still had a “stinging” sensation on her lip and jaw area.


Police arrived after the assault.

The police said they had been called by the consulate as they had reported that the Minutemen were inside the building yelling and pushing about. We never entered the building and had been quietly moving outside, on school property.

Herrera spoke with officers then requested they interview the diplomat.

Per the officer’s request, the diplomat came forward.

“They must leave,” she said to the officer. But the officer replied, “No, this is a public school and they can be here.”

The diplomat then said that we must stop photographing them. “Ma’am,” the officer informed her, “You are in a public area and they can photograph.”

The officer then asked her, “Do you have the paperwork to use this facility.” “Yes,” she replied.

“I would like to see it,” the officer said.

“I don’t have the paperwork with me,” she said back to him.

“I would like to see your identification,” the officer said.

“No, you can’t,” she said to the officer. The officer at this point followed her inside the building. “I have no identification with me. I did not drive, “she finally said as the officer pursued the issue. At this point, the door shut and the officer remained inside of the building.


After the officer spoke with the diplomat, he returned to his vehicle and spoke on his cell phone for about 15 to 20 minutes.

After he hung up, he met with us. He said the consulate did not have paperwork, but that he had spoken to the individual who had granted the use of the school. He said that we could continue to assemble on the school property.

He appeared sympathetic about the Minutewoman assault, but said the Mexican Consulate staff had diplomatic immunity.


Mexican consular vehicle.

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What is a Matricula Consular card?

Matricula Consular cards are identification cards issued by the Mexican government to mainly illegal immigrants living in the United States.

Currently, more than 350 financial institutions accept Matricula Consular cards as proof of identification thereby allowing thousands of illegal immigrants to have access to mainstream U.S. financial services.

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5 thoughts on “What is a Matricula Consular Card?

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  2. I remember that story. It’s from 2007. I remeber most of the photos.


    “How the Minutemen Drove Mobile Mexican Consulates Out of the Capistrano Unified School District

    On a brisk, sunny Saturday in early December, a volunteer with the local Mexican consulate office in Santa Ana set up a “mobile” consulate at an adult school in San Juan Capistrano. ”

    Here’s a YouTube:

    “Mexican Diplomat Assaults Minutewoman “

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  4. Any kind of immunity from our laws offered foreign diplomates and their families is a really rediculous idea.

    This is the kind of respect they show America, our people, and our country. Too many government officials look the other way while foreign countries make more and more footholds in America.

    Most of those who come in legally I believe really want to be here and respect our country, it’s the few that come with a different agenda that we need to weed out. If they don’t want to be Americans, DEPORT THEM!

  5. We need to first focus on getting our corrupt government exterminated. We have bigger problems right now, we are building a country over seas with roads,etc. We have to get our constitution back running and then worry about these other things. Get the government out of your personal life, the governments purpose is only to protect the borders. What will you allow this evil gov to do next? VOTE RON PAUL.

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