The OC GOP’s Delicate Dance in the Age of Trump

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.

Immigrant Voices at the Dawn of the Trump Era

Voice of OC spent the past two months talking to unauthorized immigrants in Orange County about how they will cope with the presidency of Donald J. Trump. Here are some of their stories.

State AG Joins Effort to Protect Gang Database From Trump

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.

How the Immigration Battle Lines Are Being Drawn

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.

Quirk-Silva Denounces Politician Trump Using Hate Speech for Personal Political Gain

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                   CONTACT: Matt Reilly
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.