Immigration

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) introduced legislation to end the deportation of Southeast Asian refugees who came to the U.S. following the Vietnam War, the Khmer Rouge genocide, and the Secret War in Laos. Congresswomen Judy Chu (CA-27), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) are coleads on …continue reading

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Congressional candidate Scott Baugh (R-CA47) praised Judge Robert Summerhays of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana for his ruling halting the Biden administration’s plans to lift public health directive Title 42. “The Border Patrol has apprehended 900,000 migrants at the border since October. In March, 221,303 …continue reading

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Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakakuye issued this statement following the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) announcement it will curtail immigration enforcement at or near courthouses: I am immensely gratified that the Department of Homeland Security has directed its enforcement arms to limit civil immigration enforcement actions in or near …continue reading

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Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46)released the following statement about the passage of H.R. 6 – The Dream & Promise Act. Rep. Lou Correa said, “Last Congress, when Democrats took back the House, we committed to passing comprehensive legislation to protect our DREAMers, and we did. This year we passed that legislation …continue reading

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Rep. Cisneros Praises SCOTUS Decision to Protect DREAMers Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to protect DREAMers and reject the Trump Administration’s attempt to overturn DACA: “The Supreme Court’s decision is a huge victory for our DREAMers, their families, and …continue reading

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A federal grand jury has charged three top administrators of a Philippines-based church with overseeing a labor trafficking scheme that forced church members to solicit donations for a bogus charity after the defendants illegally obtained visas and other immigration documents that allowed the workers to enter and remain in the …continue reading

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Federal authorities this morning arrested three top administrators of a Philippines-based church on federal charges of participating in an immigration fraud scheme that brought church members to the United States to work as fundraisers, and then arranged sham marriages and other illegal mechanisms to keep high-performing workers in the country. …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for September 16 through September 22 include major Cypress police activity, hate crimes in Orange County, and National Merit scholarships. Top Ten Stories for September 16 through September 22 most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Major police activity …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), member of the House Armed Services Committee, along with Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-07), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24), led a letter to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kevin McAleenan seeking answers regarding Department of Defense …continue reading

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Dear Editor, As Americans, we should be able to debate issues without using Nazi or Holocaust references, misquoting and misconstruing facts and history. Comparing President Trump to Hitler, a genocidal maniac who systematically murdered 12 million people – six million of whom were Jewish, or stating that Republicans are Nazis …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the release of a California Department of Justice (DOJ) report on immigration detention facilities in the state. The report is the result of Assembly Bill 103, which passed in 2017, requiring the DOJ, over a 10-year period, to report on: conditions of confinement; …continue reading