CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
November 24, 1993 |
In the late 1970s, a tight corps of environmentalists and population-control advocates--card-carrying liberals all--discerned what they regarded as a looming menace: new immigrants. The influx of newcomers was undermining hard-won ecological victories, the activists concluded during think sessions in a woodsy enclave on the shores of Lake Michigan. Something had to be done.
November 21, 1991 |
California should cut off jobs, social services, driving privileges, college educations and tax refunds to illegal immigrants, a former Reagan Administration official said Wednesday. "Illegal aliens cost California taxpayers millions of dollars," said Alan Nelson, a federal Immigration and Naturalization Service commissioner from 1982 to 1989. "They seriously hurt all areas of California society--employment, welfare, health, crime, housing and our basic values," Nelson said.
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.
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.