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LAPD Chief Beck Illegal Immigrants’ Ally

After the murder/suicide shooting on June 1 at UCLA, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck updated reporters from the locked-down campus about the ongoing investigation. Seeing Beck, the personification of an authority figure, I was reminded of what an ally to illegal immigrants he’s been since he became chief.

The Immigration Tipping Point

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How? Why?

As Americans, we need to more frequently ask our political leaders “How?” and “Why?”

Illegal Immigration May be Back on the Rise

The title for this commentary comes from a September 24, 2013 USA Today news report, which relied on a Pew Research Center report that purportedly found that 11.7 undocumented immigrants were in the United States in 2012, approaching the nation's all-time high of 12.2 million in 2007.