California Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, pictured here with Gov. Jerry Brown - is co-sponsoring a bill that would eventually create a process for immigrant workers in the U.S. illegally to get a permit to work legally in California.
Inland-area Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) is co-sponsoring a bill that would create legal work permits for undocumented immigrants in California. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Report from KVCR's Ken Vincent. Source: City News Service
In spite of California's new law declaring itself a "sanctuary state," there are reports that federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are planning a massive immigration "sweep" in parts of the state. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
An Inland Empire immigrants advocacy group is praising a California federal judge 's ruling that puts President's Trump's cancellation of DACA on hold, at least temporarily. More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.
The nation's top immigration official is vowing arrests in California neighborhoods and at work sites. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports that's in response to Governor Jerry Brown's signing of the so-called "sanctuary state" bill last week.
This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents around the country were rounding up and arresting people suspected of being in the country illegally. Of the nearly 500 people arrested, many were from Southern California, according to a report in local newspapers today (Friday). More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently claimed three-quarters of Americans support the DREAM Act, a bill that would offer protections to young immigrants brought to the country illegally. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked this statement by the California Democrat.