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March 18, 1990 | MARIA NEWMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harold Ezell, the colorful and combative former top immigration official in the West, says he has found a new business opportunity by combining investment advice and immigration services in one company. But some of the many critics he gained during his seven-year tenure in the Immigration and Naturalization Service say that his new job smacks of profiting from public service. Government officials, however, say Ezell appears to be within the law.
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July 21, 1991 | ASHLEY DUNN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A century after Lady Liberty proclaimed, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses," Uncle Sam is now issuing a new call--this time for the world's millionaires. Through a little-heralded provision in the Immigration Act of 1990, the United States is offering well-heeled immigrants the chance to become permanent residents for an investment of $1 million in a business creating at least 10 jobs for Americans. Up to 10,000 investor visas will be issued annually starting Oct.
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July 21, 1991 | ASHLEY DUNN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A century after Lady Liberty proclaimed, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses," Uncle Sam is now issuing a new call--this time for the world's millionaires. Through a little-heralded provision in the Immigration Act of 1990, the United States is offering well-heeled immigrants the chance to become permanent residents for an investment of $1 million in a business creating at least 10 jobs for Americans. Up to 10,000 investor visas will be issued annually starting Oct.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1990 | MARIA NEWMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harold Ezell, the colorful and combative former top immigration official in the West, says he has found a new business opportunity by combining investment advice and immigration services in one company. But some of the many critics he gained during his seven-year tenure in the Immigration and Naturalization Service say that his new job smacks of profiting from public service. Government officials, however, say Ezell appears to be within the law.
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August 13, 1992 | Here's what executives and trade experts in Orange County are saying about the free-trade agreement:
Barbara Ledesma Brown, president, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Orange County: "There will be a demand for Spanish-speaking professionals, such as engineers, accountants, attorneys, administrators for manufacturing ventures, bankers and those in the building trade." Lucia de Garcia, president, Elan International Inc.
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July 24, 1998 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harold W. Ezell, the flamboyant former immigration official who became a leading opponent of illegal immigration while running a consulting business for wealthy immigrants, is battling liver cancer and has been severely weakened by two months of chemotherapy. Tumors were discovered in his liver two months ago during a doctor's visit for what had seemed like a prolonged bout of flu, said Ezell, 61.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 1998 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harold W. Ezell, the flamboyant former immigration official who helped write Proposition 187 and became its public point man, is battling liver cancer and has been severely weakened by two months of chemotherapy. Tumors were discovered in Ezell's liver two months ago during a doctor's visit for what had appeared to be a prolonged bout with the flu, said Ezell, 61.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1995
Election of the living dead: According to a study released last week, more than two dozen dead people from Orange County apparently managed to cast ballots in the November election. And, what's more, they probably voted Democratic. At least, that's what the Voter Fraud Task Force headed by Newport Beach's Harold Ezell, who also co-authored Proposition 187, is contending.
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January 11, 1995 | MICHAEL QUINTANILLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drawn by the television cameras, a tourist pokes his head inside the Oscar Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. In search of a movie star, he instead finds Harold Ezell--the most visible spokesman for Proposition 187-- talking into a battery of microphones. The tourist quickly moves on. What he doesn't realize is that Ezell, co-author of the initiative designed to cut services to illegal immigrants, is something of a celebrity after last year's long, loud campaign.
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July 31, 1994 | PATRICK MOTT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The man who is likely the most visible and influential Latino Catholic in Orange County got his first lessons in social responsibility at the family breakfast table, listening to Spanish-speaking strangers. His father would regularly bring them home from daily Mass at St.
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