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August 24, 1989
When is a "green card" no longer a "green card" but still called one? According to the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, it's when you're talking about the green card--officially known as the Alien Registration Receipt Card. Ernest Gustafson, the INS district director in Los Angeles, said Wednesday the so-called green card--named for the color introduced in the 1950s--will be rosy pink.
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March 29, 1996 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Congress has proposed cutting levels of legal immigration to the United States, the numbers are falling even without official action--especially in California, where 20% fewer immigrants entered the state in 1995 than the year before, a new report shows. An analysis released Thursday by the Immigration and Naturalization Service shows that 720,461 legal immigrants were admitted into the country in fiscal 1995--a 10.4% drop from 1994 and 20.3% below 1993 levels.
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NEWS
December 23, 1988
These are the individuals involved in Thursday's ruling on federal immigration law: Khader Musa Hamide, 34. Federal authorities accused Hamide of being a "dominant leader" of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, but he has denied affiliation with the Marxist faction. A native of the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, Hamide, who lives in Los Angeles, said he does not even know if the PFLP exists in the United States.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 24, 1989
When is a "green card" no longer a "green card" but still called one? According to the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, it's when you're talking about the green card--officially known as the Alien Registration Receipt Card. Ernest Gustafson, the INS district director in Los Angeles, said Wednesday the so-called green card--named for the color introduced in the 1950s--will be rosy pink.
NEWS
August 12, 1988 | MARITA HERNANDEZ, Times Staff Writer
In the latest court decision extending the amnesty program for certain groups of immigrants, a federal judge in Los Angeles has cleared the way for the legalization of tens of thousands of aliens--including large numbers of Asians, Europeans and South Americans--who re-entered the country with legal visas.
NEWS
March 29, 1996 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Congress has proposed cutting levels of legal immigration to the United States, the numbers are falling even without official action--especially in California, where 20% fewer immigrants entered the state in 1995 than the year before, a new report shows. An analysis released Thursday by the Immigration and Naturalization Service shows that 720,461 legal immigrants were admitted into the country in fiscal 1995--a 10.4% drop from 1994 and 20.3% below 1993 levels.
NEWS
December 23, 1988 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
In what civil rights lawyers hailed as a historic free speech decision, a federal judge ruled Thursday that alien residents have the same broad free speech rights as citizens and declared unconstitutional key provisions of the McCarthy-Era McCarran-Walter Act, which allow the government to deport aliens for their political views. U.S. District Judge Stephen V.
SPORTS
August 23, 1986 | BILL CHRISTINE
Al Davis caused a commotion at Saratoga last Sunday. This wasn't the Raiders' Al Davis. It was a 4-year-old gelding with the same name, a horse named after the football executive. Al Davis, who earlier in the season had won a race at Saratoga by 10 lengths, was entered Sunday for a $45,000 claiming price. Frank (Pancho) Martin, who trains for Viola Sommer, put in a claim before the race for Al Davis. But the horse broke down during the running and had to be destroyed the next day.
NEWS
December 23, 1988
These are the individuals involved in Thursday's ruling on federal immigration law: Khader Musa Hamide, 34. Federal authorities accused Hamide of being a "dominant leader" of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, but he has denied affiliation with the Marxist faction. A native of the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, Hamide, who lives in Los Angeles, said he does not even know if the PFLP exists in the United States.
NEWS
December 23, 1988 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
In what civil rights lawyers hailed as a historic free speech decision, a federal judge ruled Thursday that alien residents have the same broad free speech rights as citizens and declared unconstitutional key provisions of the McCarthy-Era McCarran-Walter Act, which allow the government to deport aliens for their political views. U.S. District Judge Stephen V.
NEWS
August 12, 1988 | MARITA HERNANDEZ, Times Staff Writer
In the latest court decision extending the amnesty program for certain groups of immigrants, a federal judge in Los Angeles has cleared the way for the legalization of tens of thousands of aliens--including large numbers of Asians, Europeans and South Americans--who re-entered the country with legal visas.
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