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October 26, 1994 |
With two weeks left before Election Day, the battle over Proposition 187 continued to heat up Tuesday with controversy erupting over a planned last-minute pro-187 radio ad campaign by a national immigration reform organization. Meanwhile, LAPD Chief Willie L.
January 26, 1989 |
Every person who enters the United States by land from Mexico and Canada should pay a $2 entry fee--with the money going to finance tighter border control measures--a private group said Wednesday, claiming that the idea has support in the federal government.
June 5, 1990 |
Nearly half of all Americans believe that the nation accepts too many immigrants and an overwhelming majority opposes bills that would allow even more to enter, according to a poll released Monday by a Washington lobby that advocates stricter immigration limits.
March 28, 1990 |
Anticipating the findings of a General Accounting Office report on employer sanctions, the Federation for American Immigration Reform issued a report Tuesday calling for continuing penalties against employers who hire illegal immigrants and for the creation of a worker identification system. Immigrant rights groups quickly rejected the idea of a worker identification system as a civil rights intrusion, arguing that it would be similar to forcing residents to carry a national identity card.
August 11, 1996 |
The activists complained of immigrants overwhelming schools and welfare rolls, trashing the environment, voting illegally in U.S. elections--even acting as veritable double agents for Mexico. If such trends continue, warned Peter Brimelow, a British-born New York author and senior editor at Forbes magazine who has emerged as a hero in immigration control circles, "I don't think the country will survive it."
July 25, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - In a gilded but often lonely life, Cordelia Scaife May, heiress to one of America's most storied fortunes, had a few cherished passions. Protecting birds was one. Keeping immigrants out was another. An ardent environmentalist more comfortable with books and birds than with high-society galas, May believed nature was under siege from runaway population growth. Before her death in 2005, she devoted much of her wealth to rolling back the tide - backing birth control and curbing immigration, both legal and illegal.