CAPS Articles

Caltrans seeks ways to unclog its overflowing carpool lanes

Los Angeles Times, Letter to the Editor
Re: Caltrans seeks ways to unclog its overflowing carpool lanes


By Ken Pasternack (CAPS Advisory Board Member), Santa Barbara
July 2, 2007

Elvira Arellano hopes that showcasing a few individuals will illustrate the plight of millions.

Letter to the Editor
Re: The movement that spawned Elvira Arellano hopes that showcasing a few individuals will illustrate the plight of millions.


By Maria Fotopoulos, Los Angeles
September 3, 2007

Red Flag on Green Card Proposal

Immigrants criticize plan to require new cards, renewal process.

By Vanessa Colon, The Fresno Bee
October 8, 2007


Federal officials are planning to make immigrants who carry old-style green cards, which don't expire, pay for new cards that must be renewed every 10 years.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says the old cards issued from 1979 to 1989 carry outdated photos and aren't tamper-proof.

Illegal Immigrant Students Lobby for a Chance at Legal Residency

A bill making them eligible for green cards is expected to come up for a vote by the full Senate before Nov. 16.

By Jennifer Delson, Los Angeles Times
October 5, 2007


Illegal immigrant students boarded rush-hour Metrolink trains in Santa Ana last week to bring attention to pending legislation that could make them eligible for green cards and put them on the path toward U.S. citizenship.

Study Raises Number of Illegals in U.S.

Newsroom America
October 8, 2007


A new study by a California group says the number of illegal aliens in the U.S. could be more than triple what the federal government says.

Californians for Population Stabilization has released a study claiming 20 million to 38 million illegal immigrants reside in America, much more than the 12 million the federal government has claimed.

California Group Estimates Illegal Population up to 38 Million

By Chris Casacchia, The Business Journal of Phoenix
October 8, 2007


A California anti-immigration lobbying group estimates there are 20 to 38 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., far more than federal government agencies report.

Illegal Criminals

Letter to the Editor
Re: Illegal Criminals


By Allen Jamieson, Sacramento Bee
October 24, 2007


Bravo and huge congratulations for the first story I have ever seen that actually addresses the tremendous but buried problem of criminal illegals in our jails and at loose in our society!

Students Rally For DREAM Act

By Sameea Kamal, The Daily Californian
October 9, 2007

Some UC Berkeley students have a DREAM, and that is the passing of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, which provides financial aid for students regardless of their legal status.

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