Raise Illegal Alien Minimum Wage?

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What if employers had to pay illegal aliens, but not U.S. Citizens & residents, more than minimum wage?  It would be a tariff on illegal labor. I ask this question after a KQED story on wage theft.  The story centers on activists suing companies for back pay for non-English speaking immigrants. It is interesting that immigration activists have done more than …

What is our Immigration Policy?

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 3 Comments

Tonight, President Obama will make an announcement on immigration. Early indications include a delay in deportations for up to 5 million. This comes after a bruising mid-term election where many pundits claim that inaction on immigration discouraged Latinos from voting. To hear mass media tell it our lines are drawn into two camps: Those that favor a looser immigration and …

Obama Administration’s Illegal Illegal Immigration Plan

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The administration announced Thursday that it will cease deporting those identified as illegal immigrants who pose no threat to public safety or national security so that it can focus on catching and expelling criminals who do. That’s the purported rationale. Let’s look at the overall policy of the administration with a view to actual results. Step 1. Don’t enforce the …

Filling the Obama Gap on Immigration Reform

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President Obama discussing immigration reform in June 2009, Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. In a clear signal that Obama will demagogue any issue to help his re-election chances, we read this from the U-T. President Barack Obama told about 70 national leaders in a private meeting Tuesday that immigration reform is still one of his priorities despite the …

Operation Joint Effort Deports 406 Criminal Aliens

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Escondido –  Escondido Police and Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested and removed 406 criminal illegal aliens in the first 10 months of a special program called “Operation Joint Effort”. This is a model program and Escondido has been at the forefront of combating criminal aliens to keep the streets safe.  Escondido has also housed ICE agents at the police …

Escondido’s ‘Joint Effort’ Ousts Criminal Illegals

Assemblymember Marie Waldron Assemblymember Marie Waldron 1 Comment

This just in via the Los Angeles Times: Escondido’s city-federal effort to oust illegal immigrants draws praise, criticism Los Angeles Times article Escondido police and ICE agents join to snag and deport people with deportation orders or criminal records.   Federal ICE agents are housed at the Escondido police department with the support of a majority of the city council …

Illegal immigrants entitled to in-state tuition, CA Supreme Court rules

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Taken from SFPA and The California Review on November 18th, 2010: California has a number of big problems: illegal immigration, budget deficits, tuition hikes for already strapped families. All these problems combine into one: in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. The California Supreme Court has affirmed the state program granting in-state tuition to “undocumented students,” all while tuition hikes are imminent …

Move Over, Arizona: Illegal Immigrant Advocates Target Escondido

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The story is in the North County Times. A North County-based coalition of pro-illegal immigrant advocates called El Grupo has issued a “travel advisory” against the city of Escondido. El Grupo says that says people who visit Escondido should be aware of their rights in case they become the targets of a “campaign of fear” by Escondido city officials against …

ACLU at it Again

Assemblymember Marie Waldron Assemblymember Marie Waldron 2 Comments

Escondido – Attorneys with the ACLU of San Diego, along with the pro-illegal alien activists, El Grupo Sin Nombre (or group without a name) are demanding that Escondido stop holding regular drivers’ license and sobriety checkpoints in the city. Charging that the checkpoints are in violation of the Attorney General’s report sent in March and state law by stopping drivers …