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June 27, 2005 | Fred Alvarez, Times Staff Writer
As the insults flew and the protest reached a boil, Joseph Turner couldn't help but smile. The 29-year-old head of the upstart Save Our State organization had come to Baldwin Park to pick a fight over illegal immigration. He had led a band of like-minded souls into the heart of the city to protest public art they deemed "seditious and anti-American."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
A petition drive to ban day-labor centers and bar illegal immigrants from renting apartments in San Bernardino has gathered enough signatures to force a City Council vote on the proposal, potentially setting off another political maelstrom in a Southern California city grappling with immigration issues.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
A petition drive to ban day-labor centers and bar illegal immigrants from renting apartments in San Bernardino has gathered enough signatures to force a City Council vote on the proposal, potentially setting off another political maelstrom in a Southern California city grappling with immigration issues.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
As Congress debates the polarizing issue of immigration, the founder of an anti-illegal immigrant group is pushing for San Bernardino to outlaw day labor sites and bar the undocumented from renting property.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 2005 | David Pierson and Wendy Lee, Times Staff Writers
Set at the junction of two freeways and along a major railroad route, the working-class town of Baldwin Park likes to call itself "the Hub of the San Gabriel Valley." But the city, about 15 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and nearly 80% Latino, today finds itself the hub of an increasingly bitter fight over illegal immigration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 2006 | Ashley Powers, Times Staff Writer
As Congress debates the polarizing issue of immigration, the founder of an anti-illegal immigrant group is pushing for San Bernardino to outlaw day labor sites and bar the undocumented from renting property.
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September 10, 1995 | AMANDA COVARRUBIAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Francisco Javier Leyva lives in Southern California but drives the 10 miles to Tijuana, Mexico, at least once a week to visit friends and family. Because his life straddles the border, he would welcome the opportunity to become an American citizen while retaining his Mexican nationality. "I would like to be a U.S. citizen, but sometimes you just don't want to lose your Mexican" nationality, said Leyva, 37, owner of a children's clothing store in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2005 | Fred Alvarez, Times Staff Writer
As the insults flew and the protest reached a boil, Joseph Turner couldn't help but smile. The 29-year-old head of the upstart Save Our State organization had come to Baldwin Park to pick a fight over illegal immigration. He had led a band of like-minded souls into the heart of the city to protest public art they deemed "seditious and anti-American."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 2005 | David Pierson and Wendy Lee, Times Staff Writers
Set at the junction of two freeways and along a major railroad route, the working-class town of Baldwin Park likes to call itself "the Hub of the San Gabriel Valley." But the city, about 15 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and nearly 80% Latino, today finds itself the hub of an increasingly bitter fight over illegal immigration.
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