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June 8, 1990 | MARIA NEWMAN
Two years ago, Roberto Ramirez Celiz, a gardener who lives in San Juan Capistrano, heard a Spanish-language radio ad by a man named Oscar Salinas, who said he could arrange legal papers for undocumented workers. Ramirez Celiz, who speaks no English and had been living here illegally since before 1982, hoped that Salinas could guide him through the process of legalization, something that is often confusing and intimidating to many immigrants.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1990 | MARIA NEWMAN
Two years ago, Roberto Ramirez Celiz, a gardener who lives in San Juan Capistrano, heard a Spanish-language radio ad by a man named Oscar Salinas, who said he could arrange legal papers for undocumented workers. Ramirez Celiz, who speaks no English and had been living here illegally since before 1982, hoped that Salinas could guide him through the process of legalization, something that is often confusing and intimidating to many immigrants.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 1990
I must take issue with Costa Mesa City Councilman Orville Amburgey's recent characterization of my decision to allow charities and social services funded by Community Development Block Grants to continue their vital work of trying to help people in our communities as "not conservative." Conservative, in my view, is not a synonym for lack of feeling or caring, nor should conservative be anti-immigrant or anti-human rights. Quite the contrary, I believe a philosophical conservative can work for progress, change, reform and helping people help themselves in the tradition of Jefferson, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 10, 1989 | RICHARD BEENE and CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writers
An El Toro businessman already under investigation for allegedly defrauding Spanish-speaking immigrants seeking work papers was arrested Thursday on 12 felony counts of tax evasion, authorities said. Oscar Salinas, 51, owner of one of Southern California's largest immigrant legalization services, was taken into custody at his El Toro home Thursday morning and placed in Orange County Jail. Bail was set at $250,000 and an arraignment was scheduled for today. Deputy Dist. Atty. Gerald G.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1991 | SANTIAGO O'DONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A network of immigration law practitioners headed by Orange County businessman Jan D. Vouziers was sued last week by Ventura County immigrant workers who were allegedly bilked of thousands of dollars. The lawsuit alleges that Vouziers, under the fictitious business name of Oscar Salinas, made false promises of legalization in Spanish-language radio programs that were broadcast from the Central Valley to the Mexican border in the late 1980s.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 25, 1991 | SANTIAGO O'DONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A network of immigration law practitioners headed by an Orange County businessman was sued Thursday by Ventura County immigrant workers who were allegedly bilked of thousands of dollars. The lawsuit alleges that Jan D. Vouziers, under the fictitious business name of Oscar Salinas, made false promises of legalization in Spanish-language radio programs that were broadcast from the state's Central Valley to the Mexican border in the late 1980s.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1989 | CARLA RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
Araceli Scheel has endured much in her young life. A refugee from the political turmoil of El Salvador, where she lost her husband in the civil war, and the repression and poverty of her homeland, Guatemala, she undertook a dangerous journey 9 years ago hoping for a better life here. Her dreams have come at a cost, however.
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