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Financial aid for [illegal immigrant] college students advances in California Legislature
LA Times ^ | June 2, 2011 | By Patrick McGreevy and Michael J. Mishak, Los Angeles Times

Posted on 06/02/2011 4:47:22 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin

State lawmakers Wednesday advanced measures that would allow undocumented university students to apply for financial aid, would help police monitor use of social networking websites by sex offenders and would end the fingerprinting of food stamp recipients.

The state aid that undocumented students could become eligible for would include Cal-Grants, institutional aid and fee waivers at publicly funded colleges. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed measures that would have provided the same privileges.

Assemblyman Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) said his proposal, which passed the lower house, would help "children brought here through no choice of their own, who embrace our values and learn the language."

Republicans voted against the measure, AB 131, saying it would create an incentive for illegal immigration.

Lawmakers also moved to eliminate a fingerprinting requirement for food stamp recipients. The practice was put in place to prevent fraud, but supporters of a repeal described it as too expensive and unneeded because of other existing protections.

Democrats cited a state audit that estimated the cost of fingerprinting for next year alone at $17 million, which the lawmakers deemed excessive. Most Republicans voted no, reasoning that striking the fingerprinting requirement would be an invitation to fraud. But the measure, AB 6, passed the Assembly.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; calegislation; cedillo; gilcedillo

1 posted on 06/02/2011 4:47:24 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin
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To: DeaconBenjamin

“Lawmakers also moved to eliminate a fingerprinting requirement for food stamp recipients”

Somebody should stick a fork in California. She is done.

2 posted on 06/02/2011 4:54:29 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Well then, why can’t legitimate American citizens who are not residents of CA de-document themselves, take advantage of these breaks, and hasten Californis’s financial ruin? What is so special about illegals?

3 posted on 06/02/2011 4:55:27 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Do they have any concept of what “broke” means?

4 posted on 06/02/2011 4:55:54 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: forgotten man; BillyBoy; PhilCollins; chicagolady; Impy

The same thing is happening in Illinois.

5 posted on 06/02/2011 4:56:51 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Muslims are a people of love, peace, and goodwill, and if you say that they aren't, they'll kill you)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

So, if I move from Florida to California and don’t bring my drivers license, I can get tuition assistance at a CA state university?

I know...of course not. That’s only for undocumented spanish-speaking foreigners, not for American citizens.

Can we take a vote to see if we want to give CA back to Mexico??

6 posted on 06/02/2011 4:57:29 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (We don't need to win elections. We need to win a revolution.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Calif state lawmakers advanced measures to allow undocumented university students to apply for financial aid, and end fingerprinting of food stamp recipients. The state aid illegals could become eligible for would include (1) Cal-Grants, (2) institutional aid, and, (3) fee waivers at publicly funded colleges.

Mmmmmm......gonna be a lot of free money available. Do sap-happy Cali Legislators know how many identities they'll use to tap into all this free money?


REFERENCE Hayward, California woman charged in mass thefts of IDs
Henry K. Lee / Copyright San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Oakland Police Dept Mug Shot: Mishel Caviness, Hayward, accused of
running a large-scale operation devoted to stealing people's identities.

HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA -- A Hayward woman has been charged with numerous felony counts for allegedly running an identity-theft operation that created fake Social Security and California identification cards, checks and credit cards. Mishel Caviness, 40, was arrested after an investigation by Oakland police and the U.S. Secret Service.

The probe began when an Oakland city employee reported in January that someone was fraudulently cashing her checks, according to police Officer Ryan Goodfellow and court records. Caviness was identified with the help of surveillance-camera footage from Bay Area stores, police said.

A search of her apartment on the 21000 block of Foothill Boulevard in Hayward last week uncovered a printing operation capable of making fake checks and credit cards, police said. Also found were 900 blank credit cards, personal information belonging to as many as 1,000 people, blank checks and computers, police said.

Alameda County prosecutors charged Caviness with forgery, identity theft, forgery of a driver's license and grand theft. She has a previous conviction for welfare fraud and told police that she is disabled and unemployed. She is being held at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin in lieu of $325,000 bail.

SOURCE Page C - 3 of the San Francisco Chronicle


Illegal Jose Madrigal, the Washington state rapist, had some 30 identities.


July 21, 2006----BERGEN RECORD, NJ

Texans accused of selling counterfeit IDs (impoverished illegals "here for a better life" pay several thousand $$$ for fake ID's)

Pelcastre brothers, Angel and Jorge, Dallas, Texas, were a walking threat to US national security, expert document forgers who, for a few thousand dollars, could give anyone a new identity, NJ L/E authorities said. The Texas brothers were a "one-stop shop" for a myriad of fake US documents, including birth certificates, Social Security cards, driver's licenses----for any state in the US------ passports and resident alien cards, said state police.

The Texas brothers turned a NJ hotel room into a business office and were readying a massive cache of fake Social Security cards for delivery to a local NJ identity broker. Officers happened upon two cars bearing Texas plates in a NJ hotel parking lot. Authorities wouldn't identify the NJ hotel by name for fear it would spark retribution. The Drug Interdiction Task Force regularly runs checks.

The Texas brothers were followed to a NJ office supply store nearby where they purchased computer supplies. Officers then followed the Texans to a NJ storage facility in Secaucus, NJ, where the Texans loaded several boxes into a car. One of them stood lookout. Authorities approached the Texas brothers when they returned to the NJ hotel and questioned them separately.

The Texas brothers consented to a search. Police recovered laminating sheets with built-in security features, pages of blank documents waiting for fake names and information, finished documents, computers and software to create the fake IDs. All told, the haul was worth about $500,000 on the street when sold to "impoverished illegals." Police also recovered $6,000 in cash, which was the first payment from a NJ fake document broker for a shipment of 500 phony Social Security cards. ####


Illegal Manuel Mejia Ordonez ordered to repay $3M in Calif employment fraud
San Francisco Chronicle | June 26, 2010
FR Posted June 26, 2010 by artichokegrower

A former Marysville resident has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemployment compensation. US Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said 31-year-old Manuel Mejia Ordonez was sentenced to eight years and one month in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and identity theft. (Excerpt) Read more at ...

QUESTION How does a citizen of Mexico make $3 million in unemployment claims? A. By establishing multiple identities. The fraudster, Manuel Mejia Ordonez, got eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud........and identity theft.

7 posted on 06/02/2011 4:58:24 PM PDT by Liz
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Lord, please let me live to see the day I retire from California. You can have me the next day if you want to. Actually, you can have me anytime you want me, but I’m just asking, please let me enjoy the euphoria of residing in a red state before you pull the plug. I’ll die happy after that. Just let me slam the door and give CA the bird and I’ll be happy to go anytime after that.

8 posted on 06/02/2011 4:59:10 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (SP12: Josh Ferrin for President.)
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Calif will give state financial aid to illegals in the form of (1) Cal-Grants, (2) institutional aid, and, (3) fee waivers at publicly funded colleges.

The IRS and SEC should determine:

(1) If California is using tax-exempt revenue raised from education bond issues for lawbreakers.

(2) Did California advise investors in tax-exempt education bonds that revenue would be used for this purpose?

(3) Did California mislead investors as to the uses of tax-exempt education bond revenue?

(4) Is California illegally converting tax-exempt revenue raised for one purpose for other purposes?

That should be reported to the IRS and SEC.

Report misuses of tax-exempt bond revenue here:

Report illegal conversions of tax-exempt bond revenue here:
CALL IRS TOLL-FREE 1-800-829-0433

9 posted on 06/02/2011 5:10:20 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Pearls Before Swine
What is so special about illegals?

Are you kidding? If Americans get ill, and have an income but lack top shelf health insurance...Your done...They'll take *everything* you own.

Illegals are the governments favorite people. While legitimate Americans are now looked upon as heavy luggage, a burden...A target where seizing your money or assets, is the goal of government.

10 posted on 06/02/2011 5:17:42 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit))
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To: Clintonfatigued

I work with guys who live in IL. I tease them about living in the State of Chicago with Emanuel as Uber-Governor.

11 posted on 06/02/2011 5:32:07 PM PDT by MCF
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12 posted on 06/02/2011 5:33:17 PM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: MCF; BillyBoy; Dengar01; Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; TitansAFC

Oh, Quinn is real Governor.

The real boss of the state though isn’t him or any Mayor of Chicago.

It’s the State House Speaker Mike Madigan. Except for 2 GOP years in the mid 90’s he’s had that job for my entire life!

13 posted on 06/03/2011 5:11:45 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Clintonfatigued; BillyBoy

In 2003, when the Illinois legislature passed a law that states that illegal aliens may attend state universities and pay in-state tuition, only one senator voted no. That was Sen. Chris Lauzen. I hope that he’ll run for Congress, in the new 11th District.

14 posted on 06/03/2011 7:56:16 AM PDT by PhilCollins
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