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Helping NPR with Basic Journalism on Immigration Issues

I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When...

Ric Oberlink

California Could Offer State Medicaid Benefits To Illegal Aliens

Some California lawmakers are determined to pass legislation that encourages more illegal...

E-Verify, Tight Labor Markets, Wage Increases: That’s Good News

The unemployment rate has fallen to 3.8%, the lowest since 2000, and the black unemployment rate...

Ric Oberlink

The American Lung Association’s Latest Air Pollution Report Is Out… And It’s Bad News For California

  Despite many attempts by California lawmakers to curb air pollution levels in the...

Battle Over Sanctuary Cities Escalating

By Reid Wilson
April 9, 2017
The Hill
 
Immigration hard-liners are threatening to hold potentially billions of dollars in state grants hostage as they seek to compel so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal law enforcement officials.
 

THE HIDDEN COSTS THE REST OF US PAY FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

U.S. border patrol agents stand at an open gate on the fence along the Mexico border at the Border Field State Park, California, on November 19, 2016. Victor Davis Hanson writes that in California, thousands of illegal aliens operate cars without mandatory insurance, driver’s licenses and registrations. MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

By Victor Davis Hanson
April 6, 2017
NEWSWEEK

Hail Cesar!

Cesar Chavez in 1979 (Photo: Library of Congress)

By Mark Krikorian
March 31, 2017
The National Review

 Honor the Farm Workers leader’s 90th birthday with National Border Control Day.

​San Diego Area Mayors Organize Opposition To ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells speaks at a press conference on a bill to make California a "sanctuary state," March 29, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Sevilla/ KPBS
 
By Andrew Bowen
March 29, 2017
KPBS

In California, salt taints soil, threatening food security.

Salty soil in California’s Central Valley spurs sacrifice zones, solutions and, in some cases, solar panels.

Number of sanctuary cities nears 500

By Stephen Dinan
March 14, 2017
The Washington Times
 
Nearly 500 jurisdictions are now sanctuary cities, according to a group that’s tracked the issue for more than a decade, and who said there’s been a massive surge in the number of places trying to thwart federal immigration agents since President Trump’s election.
 

California’s population getting grayer, new projections show

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article137592703.html#storylink=JcJim MillerJim Jim Miller
Jim Miller
March 10, 2017

Rachel Carson: A sensitive soul who changed the way we see — and treat — the world

Leon Kolankiewicz
March 8, 2017
Mongabay
  • Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz touted Rachel Carson as a heroine and role model for girls in his comic strips. That may well have been the case, but the more I learned about her as I matured and my interest in nature and the environment deepened, the more she became my hero, too.

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