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May 12, 1994 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A broad-based coalition that includes activists, academics, clergy and labor leaders has formed to counter negative stereotypes of immigrants in Orange County and wage an educational campaign they hope will stem anti-immigrant rhetoric during this election year. After more than four months of planning, the Orange County Alliance for Immigrant Rights will have its first public meeting Friday at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, where David E.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1994 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A broad-based coalition that includes activists, academics, clergy and labor leaders has formed to counter negative stereotypes of immigrants in Orange County and wage an educational campaign they hope will stem anti-immigrant rhetoric during this election year. After more than four months of planning, the Orange County Alliance for Immigrant Rights will have its first public meeting Friday at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, where David E.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1994 | DOREEN CARVAJAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Warning about hate, Hitler and "soldiers of Satan," a coalition of local Latino groups on Tuesday launched a campaign to battle the wide-ranging "Save Our State" initiative that seeks to oust illegal immigrants from California schools. The newly formed group, dubbed the Children's Alliance, reserved its most fiery rhetoric for their neighbors, the Orange County group that organized the petition movement to bar undocumented immigrants from public schools and health clinics.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1994 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Orange County Grand Jury apologized Wednesday for an error in a report that dramatically overstated the number of illegal immigrants in the county jail, and said the report seeks federal reimbursement for the cost of incarcerating all felons who are not citizens--whether they are in the country legally or not.
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September 4, 1994 | TAMMERLIN DRUMMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One muggy August evening in 1978, Maria Garcia tearfully kissed her two young daughters goodby in a small, Mexican town and boarded a bus bound for Tijuana. In the scraggly brush on the outskirts of the city, a station wagon waited to whisk her over the border and into the United States. Within hours, she was on a plane to Chicago to join her husband. "Our plan," she said, "was to stay long enough to save some money, then go back home."
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