There was a time when Republican officials in the “reddest county in America” were not at all shy about deriding our porous borders and condemning those who advocate amnesty for unauthorized immigrants. But their approach has become more nuanced in recent years.
Upwards of 10,000 people joined the Women’s March in Santa Ana Saturday to rebuke the administration of Donald J. Trump and call for equal treatment of women, minorities and immigrants. It was one of many such protests held throughout the nation and the world.
Worried that federal immigration authorities could exploit a controversial statewide gang database, California’s outgoing Attorney General Kamala D. Harris wants lawmakers to give the state Department of Justice full control over the database.
The shock that gripped immigrants and their advocates in the immediate aftermath of Donald J. Trump’s election has given way to an unprecedented mobilization. Here’s a rundown of what’s happening now and what may happen after his inauguration.
Advocates want state Attorney General Kamala Harris to block federal access to the controversial CalGang database out of fears that the Trump administration will use it to deport unauthorized immigrants who’ve been erroneously labeled as gang members.
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Dr. Sue Savary, Candidate for the 48th Congressional District is Outraged by her Opponent’s (Rep. Dana Rohrabacher) Comments Supporting Trump
Newport Beach – October 11, 2016
Dr. Sue Savary said: “By attacking his own party members for standing up for their values and beliefs, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher showed his lack of respect for women by criticizing House Speaker Paul Ryan yesterday. Ryan was rightfully disgusted by the comments by Trump about groping women. These actions were confirmed by the married woman Trump referenced, in spite of his denial.
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May 25, 2016 (916) 201-9636
QUIRK-SILVA DENOUNCES POLITICIAN TRUMP USING HATE SPEECH FOR PERSONAL POLITICAL GAIN
FULLERTON, CA—In response to his visit to Orange County today, full-time classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today denounced presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for his past and continued hate speech targeting wide segments of society. “Donald Trump represents the kind of huckster politician that has no place in a civil democracy,” said Quirk-Silva. “He is another in a long line of political bullies who pits one group against another for his own gain.
Hundreds of protesters vented their anger at Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump outside his rally at the Anaheim Convention Center on Wednesday, taking to the streets, throwing rocks at police and assaulting cars on the road.