Articles Tagged With ‘Illegal Immigration’

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)

Nearly 1 in 10 California workers in U.S. illegally, study finds

Illegal immigrants comprise nearly 10 percent of California’s workforce, according to a study released Wednesday by USC researchers. [LA Times] The study found that illegal immigrants account for 38 percent of workers in California’s agricultural industry and 14 percent of... (Continue reading)

Immigrant detention center expanding in Southern California

U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) is adding beds to the largest immigrant detention center in Southern California. [LA Times] The detention center in the high desert town of Adelanto, 40 miles north of San Bernardino, currently has the capacity... (Continue reading)

California senator proposes Obamacare for illegal immigrants

California should grant immigrants who enter the country illegally access to state-sponsored health insurance, the head of the Legislature’s Latino caucus announced Friday. [LA Times] Democratic Sen. Ricardo Lara said he plans to introduce a bill similar to the Affordable... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court grants law license to illegal immigrant

The California Supreme Court unanimously agreed Thursday to allow an undocumented immigrant the right to practice law. [LA Times] Chico resident Sergio C. Garica, 36, passed the state bar four years ago but has yet to receive federal approval of... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court to rule on law license for illegal immigrant

The California Supreme Court will rule Thursday whether a man living in the U.S. illegally can receive a license to practice law. Undocumented immigrant Sergio Garcia has graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam. Federal law, however,... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrants may soon become lawyers in California

A bill that would allow illegal immigrants to become lawyers is sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. [SacramentoBee] Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez introduced Assembly Bill 1024 as urgency legislation earlier this month after the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments... (Continue reading)

Fingerprints proposed for foreign travelers

A plan to require foreigners to be fingerprinted when they depart the nation’s 10 busiest airports should be in place within two years, a Senate committee agreed Monday. (USA Today) The proposal by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) faces additional action... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles priest raped immigrant boys

A Los Angeles priest used bondage and targeted illegal immigrants in his decades long practice of raping Southern California boys, Catholic church records released Monday show. [LA Times] Confidential letters filed as evidence in a civil case against Father Nicholas... (Continue reading)

DMV says licensing illegals will reduce collisions

A California Department of Motor Vehicles study is recommending that the state license illegal immigrant drivers. [LA Times] The DMV study determined that unlicensed drivers, the majority of whom are illegal immigrants, cause nearly three times as many crashes as... (Continue reading)