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A recent wave of violence against Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley has the potential to harm immigrants who pass through here.
Nursery, vineyard and farm operators met Wednesday [Jan. 25] with the state’s premier nonprofit farmworker housing developer to identify changes in the county’s need for stable low-income housing options for agricultural employees.
The co-founder of the Minuteman Project filed a civil rights lawsuit Friday [Jan. 27] because the volunteer border patrol group’s proposed entry in Laguna Beach’s annual Patriots Day Parade was rejected.
One of the illegal immigrants Luis Magaña has tried to help is a San Joaquin Valley farmworker whose leg broke when a ladder collapsed beneath him.
The push by two Orange County police agencies to arrange training for some of their officers to help enforce federal immigration laws has opened a rift in Southern California law enforcement circles, with some officials fearing the move will harm crime-fighting efforts.
About 125 protesters — both opponents and proponents — rallied outside a day labor center next to a new Home Depot on Saturday morning…
A Paradise Valley Republican thinks she’s found a way to let state and local police round up illegal entrants — make their presence in this state the crime of trespass.
…It’s a story that’s playing out across the South. In some counties, Hispanic immigration, most of it illegal, has increased a thousand-fold over the past 10 years, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. To handle the influx, elected officials in these areas are seeking to redefine the concept of family by limiting the number of people who are allowed to live under one roof…
Immigration has become an increasingly contentious political and social issue around the country.
Despite their small numbers and dubious impact, die-hard border watch activists say their work is far from over.