Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

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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

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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)

Which California counties offer health care to illegal immigrants?

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San Luis Obispo County is not one of 11 California counties that provide low-cost health care to illegal immigrants, according to a Los Angeles Times report. A 1933 California law states counties must “relieve and support all incompetent, poor, indigent... (Continue reading)

Are immigrants to blame for California’s drought?


A statewide media campaign pinning blame for California’s drought on immigrants has kicked off a debate on whether state immigration laws have an affect on water shortages. [LA Times] Santa Barbara-based Californians for Population Stabilization has long called for tougher... (Continue reading)

Chinese immigrant gets posthumous California law license

The California Supreme Court posthumously granted a law license to a Chinese immigrant on Monday. [Mercury News] California denied Hong Yen Chang a license to practice law nearly 125 years ago. Chang graduated Columbia Law School and received a license... (Continue reading)

California issues 110,000 licenses to illegal immigrants

Over the first seven weeks of 2015, California issued 110,000 driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. [LA Times] Assembly Bill 60, California’s law granting immigrants who entered the country illegally the ability to receive... (Continue reading)

IRS to pay refunds to illegal immigrants

Non-taxpaying illegal immigrants will be eligible to receive tax refunds once they receive Social Security numbers, the IRS chief told Congress last week. [Washington Times] As many as 4 million illegal immigrants may now receive work permits and Social Security... (Continue reading)

Illegal painters target Santa Barbara newspaper

The Santa Barbara News-Press offices became a target this week for protesters and vandals who objected to the newspaper’s use of the word “illegals” in a front-page headline. On Saturday, the News-Press published a headline stating, “Illegals line up for... (Continue reading)

Immigrants line up at Central Coast DMVs

Central Coast offices of the California Department of Motor Vehicles are booked up with appointments for undocumented immigrants seeking driver’s licenses. Assembly Bill 60, California’s law granting immigrants who entered the country illegally the ability to receive driver’s licenses, took... (Continue reading)

Suspected killer of two California deputies was twice deported

A man accused of killing two Northern California sheriff’s deputies on Friday is a convicted drug dealer whom immigration officials have twice deported from the United States. [L.A. Times] Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte, 34, is accused of killing Sacramento County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

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