CAPS Articles

A ‘safe haven’ for illegals in the US

By Alfredo G. Rosario
The Manila Times
April 10, 2008

Of great relief to hundreds of thousands of Filipino illegal immigrants in the US is the reported offer by San Francisco of a “safe haven” to undocumented foreign workers within its city borders.

A news item appearing in one paper the other day quoted San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom that the city is launching a campaign, assuring “illegals” that they are safe from immigration arrests.

Lack of debate not laughing matter

Daily Trojan
By Beth Palkovic
April 7, 2008

Laughter might be the best medicine, but in our immigration nation, some people take it too far.

In the absence of leaders such as Mexican American labor and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, if anything is to be accomplished regarding immigration, Californians need to simply talk it out, or maybe even have a laugh or two.

That solution seems simple, but it is certainly fundamental in that debate over immigration.

San Francisco Reaches Out to Immigrants

April 6, 2008
The New York Times
By Jesse McKinley

SAN FRANCISCO — The city of San Francisco has started an advertising push with a very specific target market: illegal immigrants. And while the advertisements will come in a bundle of languages — English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese — they all carry the same message: you are safe here.

Population on the rise, biodiversity falling off

Population on the rise, biodiversity falling off

Leon Kolankiewicz
Santa Barbara News-Press
March 23, 2008

California is the "wildlife state." It boasts more species than any other, as well as the greatest number of endemics, those species found nowhere else. This extraordinary biodiversity already is stressed by the state's enormous human population and further threatened by continuing rapid population growth and development.

California’s status as ’wildlife state’ threatened by growing population

California's status as 'wildlife state' threatened by growing population

By Leon Kolankiewicz

Too Tough on Illegal Immigration

Letter to the Editor, Los Angeles Times
Re: "Too tough on illegal immigration" February 21, 2008

By Paul Nachman, Bozeman, MT
February 22, 2008

Documenting Illegals


Documenting illegals

February 26, 2008

McCain and Friend


McCain and Friend

By Mark Cromer
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

An Open-Borders Dictionary

The Washington Times
January 18, 2008
By Mark Cromer

As the freewheeling primaries promise a wide-open presidential race that may stretch even beyond Super Tuesday next month, I thought it might be helpful to offer the candidates a cheat-sheet of easy-to-use-cliches when addressing the hot-button issue of immigration.