Articles Tagged With ‘Immigration’

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Kokkonen calls out New Times for Ku Klux Klan comparison

Matt Kokkonen

OPINION by MATT KOKKONEN San Luis Obispo’s “New Times” weekly paper wrote in its opinion by “The Shredder” on May 5, “What’s white, has three K’s in its name, and hates ‘illegal’ immigrants? Well, yes, the Ku Klux Klan, but... (Continue reading)

Unaccompanied children immigrating to California


Immigration experts say a surge in unaccompanied children may cross the border this summer and enter California. Many of them are destined for Los Angeles County and other locations in the state. [KPPC] Nearly 70,000 children — infants through age... (Continue reading)

Who are the real illegals?

Jim Griffin

OPINION by JIM GRIFFIN There’s been a massive amount of talk and blathering lately about so-called “illegal” immigrants, undocumented aliens, “anchor babies” and so on thanks to Donald Trump and the rest of the ultra right wing chorus of ignorant,... (Continue reading)

Protect the United States, deny un-vetted refugees

Matt Kokkonen

OPINION by MATT KOKKONEN As a legal immigrant from Finland and being from a family whose members have been refugees, I have a personal perspective on the refugee issue during the war between Finland and Russia. First of all, you... (Continue reading)

Immigrants strengthen and enrich our culture

Refugees trapped between Greece and Macedonia

OPINION by PETE EVANS There is much talk about immigration these days, especially concerning the plight of the multitudes of Syrians fleeing their country due to war and terror. I believe we have in place a method of investigation and... (Continue reading)

Former neighbor accused of supporting San Bernardino terrorists

Enrique Marquez Jr.

A longtime friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was charged Thursday with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to commit crimes of terrorism. Enrique Marquez Jr. was also charged with the... (Continue reading)

The threat to national security is real


OPINION by OTIS PAGE Given the controversy introduced by Donald Trump on the Muslim question, what should be done? The threat to our national security is real. First, in the interest of national security, any Muslim immigrant should swear absolute... (Continue reading)

How California congressmen voted on Syrian refugee bill


Eight House Democrats from California crossed party lines Thursday and voted for a bill that will make it difficult for the Obama Administration to carry out its plan to resettle refugees from Syria and Iraq in the United States. [LA... (Continue reading)

Immigration sweep nets three arrests in SLO County


Federal immigration agents arrested 244 illegal immigrants, including three in San Luis Obispo County and 20 in Santa Barbara County, during a four-day sweep of Southern California last week. [LA Daily News] The sweep produced a record number of arrests... (Continue reading)

Senators say California must dump Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Ten state senators all calling on state-run enterprises, private businesses and individuals in California to stop investing money with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, whom they accuse of racism and hate speech. On Wednesday, Sen. Isadore Hall, D-Compton, along with... (Continue reading)

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