June 30, 1989 |
Alan C. Nelson, abruptly ousted this week as immigration commissioner, will continue working as a consultant to help smooth the transition for his successor, the Justice Department said Thursday. Nelson, a holdover from the Reagan Administration who was replaced Monday as head of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, said he expected to continue working for several months as a consultant. "There is a lot going on the last eight years that needs to be packaged for the new commissioner," said Nelson, commissioner since 1981.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 24, 2001
Peter H. King missed both the "rhetoric" and the "reality" of illegal immigration by a country mile in his July 19 column. The reality is that until the greed in the agricultural industries ran rampant in the late '60s, the workers in those industries were of all races, colors and creeds. I went to school in the Yakima Valley in Washington state with the children of those workers. While there were children of Hispanic origin, they and their parents were U.S. citizens and proud of it. The farmers got the illegals far cheaper and pocketed the difference.
August 6, 1992 |
Counterpunching forcefully against criticism that Border Patrol agents are too violent, the chief of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service told a congressional panel Wednesday that he is tired of immigrant rights groups making "ludicrous charges" and urged them to view such accusations more skeptically.
October 4, 1989 |
Despite criticism from Latino groups that he lacks sensitivity and immigration experience, St. Louis, Mo., County Executive Gene McNary appeared Tuesday to be headed for confirmation as commissioner of the troubled Immigration and Naturalization Service. Testifying at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination, McNary, 54, cited his 2 1/2 years as a public defender when asked by Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.
November 15, 1990 |
Plagued by a decade of "weak management systems" and "inconsistent leadership," the Immigration and Naturalization Service has degenerated into a group of separate programs that waste resources, duplicate efforts and fail to solve problems, congressional auditors have concluded.
March 8, 1990 |
Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner Gene McNary said Wednesday that requiring all working-age Americans to carry an "employment authorization document"--denounced by critics as a national identity card--would slow employment of illegal aliens and reduce discrimination in enforcing immigration law.