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Congresswoman’s Recent Info Meeting Turns Ugly
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Congresswoman’s Recent Info Meeting Turns Ugly

Trump supporters shut down a “know your rights” seminar By Terry Miller Updated:  Please note this is an updated story. The first version inadvertently contained some Grace Napolitano quotes that were given to SGVN reporter Chris Yee in their online edition and this reporter misguidedly used that copy for reference and ended up in our…

Council Reforms Immigration Policy in ‘Gesture of Good Faith’
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Council Reforms Immigration Policy in ‘Gesture of Good Faith’

Police unable to distance itself from ICE entirely By Gus Herrera On Monday, the Pasadena City Council took formal action regarding immigration enforcement. Although it was a “gesture of good faith” (in the words of Mayor Terry Tornek), without comprehensive immigration reform at the federal level, the city will still find itself at the whims…

Pasadena Faces Crucial Discussion in Light of AG Sessions’ Announcement
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Pasadena Faces Crucial Discussion in Light of AG Sessions’ Announcement

By Terry Miller Today, March 27, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced actions against “sanctuary jurisdictions.” His comments read, in part: “Unfortunately, some states and cities have adopted policies designed to frustrate the enforcement of our immigration laws. This includes refusing to detain known felons under federal detainer requests, or otherwise failing to comply with these…

March for Immigrant Protection Proposal Planned for Feb. 27
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March for Immigrant Protection Proposal Planned for Feb. 27

Photo by Terry Miller/Beacon Media News National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON) and other social justice groups will participate in a march to City Hall Feb. 27. The LA Times reported last  week that Trump’s initial executive order on immigration enforcement prioritized 8 million of the 11 million plus undocumented immigrants in the U.S. for enforcement action….

Pasadena PD/ ICE Memo of Understanding No Longer Valid
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Pasadena PD/ ICE Memo of Understanding No Longer Valid

City Manager apparently did not Sign ICE-PPD, and will not A recent Public Safety Committee Meeting stunned local activists and discovered Immigrants’ rights have been protected and it comes on a day of Immigrant Protests across the US, ‘A Day without Immigrants.’ City Manager Steve Mermell announced that he was destroying the ICE-PPD MOU.  Mermell stated…

California Lawmakers Ask CBP About Claims of Visa Holders Coerced to Sign Away Rights
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California Lawmakers Ask CBP About Claims of Visa Holders Coerced to Sign Away Rights

  On Feb. 3, 14 California lawmakers sent a letter to Kevin McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), for clarity on CBP’s actions and claims against them in implementing President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. The letter, led by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), specifically mentions reports…

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