Tag Archive for immigration

What Do YOU Think About Dumping Immigrant Criminals in Tijuana?

“Nobody saw this coming […] They just go right back to the United States. It’s a vicious cycle.” That was Tijuana Mayor Kurt Honald, quoted by The Register as they continue their series on crime and immigration. Mayor Honald has protested the increasingly common practice of US officials deporting immigrant criminals to Tijuana, and he…

Senator Cedillo’s Holiday Party

     My girlfriend and I had the distinct honor of being State Senator Gil Cedillo’s guests at his holiday party at Cicada Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles Monday evening.  Party goers included friends and family of the Senator, L.A. politicos, community leaders and the Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District David L. Brewer,…

What Do YOU Think About Costa Mesa’s Immigration Controversy?

“It’s fracturing the community,” said Jean Forbath, a social activist who founded the Costa Mesa charity Share Our Selves. “The future of Costa Mesa and Orange County and all America is to accept each other. This program does not create communities.” Have you seen this in today’s OC Register? They’re beginning a series on how…

What Do YOU Think About Orange’s New Laws on Day Laborers?

“I’m glad they passed it, but I wish they were more strict about it,” said Edgar Luebben-Rivera, an Orange contractor who testified that day laborers have affected his ability to find work. “It’s a small slap on somebody’s hand.” Remember when I told you last month about the City of Orange considering new ordinances to…

What Do YOU Think About Orange Cracking Down on Day Laborers?

  “I want to make it clear that we aren’t condoning the solicitation of work,” Orange Mayor Carolyn Cavecche said. “Because of federal laws, our hands are tied and we are looking to ways to solve the problems caused by these large groups of men gathering on our streets. Since our federal government can’t do…

Harald Martin: Kiss the fool goodbye!

I’m not sure ;), but I think Harald Martin should begin packing.  It looks like the effort to gather enough signatures to remove this fool from the Anaheim Union High School District Board has succeded. H/T to Claudio over at Orange Juice who has the story: Signatures Turned In! The effort to overturn the appointment of…