By next summer, Governor Jerry Brown predicts that California’s budget deficit will hit $1.6 billion. And California’s insurmountable Wall of Debt, an aggregate of its current and long-term debt plus unfunded obligations, is a staggering $443 billion. In light of California’s disastrous fiscal nightmare, Gov. Brown proposes to cut public school spending, and re-evaluate other costly entitlement programs the state can no longer afford.
A three-day Immigration and Customs Enforcement removal operation in the New York area netted 31 criminal aliens from 13 nations, including a Guyanese national convicted of rape, immigration fugitives, at-large criminal aliens and illegal re-entries. Of the 31, 30 had criminal histories that include priors for rape, drug offenses, child endangerment and fraud.
Visual Capitalist is a Canadian-based research firm that relies on data visualization and infographics to develop and showcase its analytical research. According to its recent findings, California ranks 33rd in state infrastructure spending. The state that needs to spend the most on upgrades – California – should be at the top of the list.
Earlier this week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with a group of sanctuary city mayors who brazenly denied their noncooperation with federal immigration officials. The mayors and police chiefs that also attended insisted that they’re working diligently with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
As a kid growing up in Los Angeles, Malibu was always my preferred weekend destination. Malibu to me meant 21 miles of individual beaches that stretch across the magnificent Pacific Coast Highway, local parks, magnificent homes, and an occasional major movie star sighting that might have included Bette Davis, Frank Sinatra or Barbara Stanwyck.
President Donald Trump’s revised, softened executive order that pauses refugee entry from six terrorist-sponsoring nations – Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Libya and Syria – and suspends the refugee resettlement admissions program for 120 days is sure to set off explosive racism and anti-Muslim charges leveled at the administration.
Once again, California has made headline news in the sizzling-hot sanctuary city debate. The latest: Santa Clara County, population 1.9 million, petitioned a federal district court to block President Donald Trump from implementing his executive order that would withhold funding from sanctuary cities. Earlier this year, San Francisco filed a similar action.
Last month, President Trump signed an executive order that will empower some Immigration and Customs Enforcement-trained local law enforcement officers to detain illegal immigrants that they encounter in the normal course of daily duties.
Publicity hound Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Hispanic Congressional Congress are in freefall about the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that netted about 700 deportable criminal aliens.