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  • Could Three Strikes case help Governor Make up ground with Latinos?

    09/12/2006 3:49:04 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 8 replies · 396+ views
    Capitol Weekly ^ | September 12, 2006 | Malcolm Maclachlan
    Could the Governor's loose lips spring a man from prison? The National Latino Congreso held in Los Angeles last week may have laid out a blueprint for how Arnold Schwarzenegger could recoup some of his lost ground with Latino voters. The day before conference officials disinvited the Governor from giving a speech at the conference because of racially questionable comments, Congreso participants unanimously approved a resolution calling on Schwarzenegger to free a Latino prisoner imprisoned under California's three-strikes law for cheating on a Department of Motor Vehicles exam. The city of Richmond and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have...
  • Illegal immigrant driver's license bill is back (yes, again!)

    08/29/2006 2:54:53 AM PDT · by ruination · 21 replies · 902+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | August 29, 2006 | Aurelio Rojas
    Legislation to allow illegal immigrants in California apply for driver's licenses was resurrected Monday in a weakened version that's contingent on federal funding. Senate Bill 1162 by Sen. Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, was approved by Democrats in the Assembly on a 42-34 vote, a week after Democrats derailed its precursor, fearing a voter backlash in November. The emotionally charged measure still requires confirmation by the state Senate, which passed an earlier version, SB 1160. It also faces a likely veto by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who vetoed similar legislation last year. Unlike SB 1160, the amended legislation does not require state...
  • CA: Lawmaker hasn't given up attempt to allow licenses for illegals

    08/19/2006 6:43:58 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 15 replies · 249+ views
    AP - North County Times ^ | August 18, 2006 | STEVE LAWRENCE
    SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Gil Cedillo said Friday that he has not given up on his eighth attempt to enact legislation that would let illegal immigrants get driver's licenses, even though his latest bill is bottled up in committee with time running out on lawmakers' 2006 session. "There are a myriad of ways to do this," the Los Angeles Democrat said in an interview. "We're going to find one of them to do it." Cedillo has been trying for eight years to overturn 1993 legislation that prohibits the state from issuing licenses to drivers who cannot prove they're in the country...
  • CA: Senate panel backs driver's license measure (for Illegals)

    04/19/2006 1:37:44 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 17 replies · 864+ views
    sandiegouniontribune ^ | April 19, 2006 | Michael Gardner
    SACRAMENTO – Sen. Gil Cedillo's maneuvering to broaden the appeal of his ongoing campaign to grant undocumented immigrants the legal right to drive may cost him traditional allies. The Senate Transportation Committee yesterday approved his bill on a 7-3 vote amid the backdrop of recent massive immigrant rights rallies and a planned boycott of stores and jobs May 1. The bill, SB 1160, is designed to give illegal immigrants the opportunity to apply for a clearly distinguishable document that could only be used as a certificate to drive – not for identification. The legislation also includes provisions that would bring...
  • Lawmakers Defend License Bill(Heads Up CA: Bustamante may sign license bill while Governor is in NY)

    08/30/2004 7:16:45 AM PDT · by kellynla · 103 replies · 1,504+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 8/29/2004 | Monte Morin
    Illegal immigrants seeking a California driver's license under new legislation would face tougher background checks than most U.S. citizens, including screening by federal anti-terrorism authorities and the required submission of fingerprints, bill sponsors said Saturday. The Immigrant Responsibility and Security Act, which lawmakers approved in the final hours of the legislative session Friday, would require background checks by the state Department of Justice, the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Doctors, lawyers and teachers undergo similar scrutiny during licensing, said the bill's author, Sen. Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles). Criminal records would disqualify applicants for a license. "This would...
  • Driver's Licenses for Illegal Aliens Bill PASSES Again (California State Senate)

    08/27/2004 5:34:34 PM PDT · by truthkeeper · 138 replies · 2,648+ views
    The John and Ken Show (KFI 64.0 am, Los Angeles) | truthkeeper
    Well guys, "One Bill Gil" Cedillo snuck this monstrosity in as an attachment to some bill the state senate just HAD to pass. (The official story, anyway.) John and Ken just announced that it passed 21 - 14 moments ago, despite an impassioned, intelligent plea against it by Tom McClintock. The bill now moves on the entire assembly, where it is also expected to pass. So it looks like Arnold will have a bill to either sign or veto after all. Once more into the breach.
  • CA: Immigrants Rally For Driver's License Bill - Accuses Gov. Of Dragging Feet

    08/10/2004 7:42:04 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 38 replies · 1,438+ views
    TheKCRAChannel ^ | August 10, 2004
    Immigrants Rally For Driver's License Bill Group Accuses Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Of Dragging Feet POSTED: 4:15 pm PDT August 9, 2004 UPDATED: 8:26 am PDT August 10, 2004 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Backers of a measure to give California driver's licenses to illegal residents are running out of patience and time. Immigrant groups turned up the heat on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday, marching at the state Capitol and accusing the governor of dragging his feet on a promise to support a driver's license bill for non-citizens. "We do want what everybody who comes to America (wants), like you did, governor," said...
  • (9/11) Report stirs up license debate (CA)

    07/29/2004 6:53:38 AM PDT · by Cultural Jihad · 14 replies · 817+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | July 29, 2004 | Aurelio Rojas
    Report stirs up license debate 9/11 panel calls for standard IDs as legislators weigh a bill on illegal immigrants. By Aurelio Rojas -- Bee Capitol BureauPublished 2:15 am PDT Thursday, July 29, 2004Buried in the 9/11 commission's report is a recommendation that the federal government should standardize identification documents issued by states, including driver's licenses. In California, the proposal could inject yet another element into a proposed law that would allow illegal immigrants to obtain licenses. The emotional debate, pitting the Legislature's Democratic Latino Caucus against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, is expected to resume now that the budget battle is nearing...
  • Just say no to driver's licenses for illegal aliens

    07/14/2004 4:11:38 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 64 replies · 1,578+ views
    North County Times ^ | June 14, 2004 | Mark Wyland
    Last year, liberals who dominate the state Legislature passed a bill giving driver's licenses to illegal aliens. This bill was signed into law by then Gov. Gray Davis, who was facing a recall election. The public was outraged. Republican candidates for governor promised to roll back the illegal driver's license bill if one of them were to be elected governor. In the wake of the recall election, the new governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, made it clear that he intended to live up to his campaign pledge. Shell-shocked by the recall election results, and a gathering referendum drive to repeal the law,...
  • BIGGEST THREAT TO CALIFORNIA IS IMMIGRATION, LAWMAKER SAYS

    07/06/2004 8:24:59 PM PDT · by seastay · 64 replies · 1,702+ views
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | July 05, 2004 | Rep. Elton Gallegly, R-Thousand Oaks
    GOV. Arnold Schwarzenegger has made progress on several fronts in an effort to put California on the road to recovery. But there's a roadblock at the very beginning, and until it's removed, California's recovery cannot move forward. Illegal immigration, more than any other single factor, is crippling major segments of California's economy, from health care to higher education to jobs. That's why, regardless of the security concerns -- and there are many -- Schwarzenegger should not sign any bill granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. This is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue. Exit polls conducted during last year's recall...
  • Arnold Becomes Gray Davis (Editorial Cartoon)

    07/01/2004 12:52:52 PM PDT · by PeoplesRep_of_LA · 31 replies · 415+ views
    sacbee.com ^ | July 1, 2004 | Rex Babin
  • CA: Illegal immigrants driver's license bill shelved temporarily

    06/28/2004 8:33:00 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 62 replies · 1,123+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 6/28/04 | Steve Lawrence - AP
    SACRAMENTO - Legislation that would allow an estimated 2 million illegal immigrants to get California driver's licenses was shelved temporarily Monday by a Senate committee, significantly reducing the amount of time to enact it this year. The measure by Sen. Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, was placed on the Senate Appropriations Committee's suspense file, a standard procedure for bills projected to cost the state more than $150,000. The committee is tentatively scheduled to vote on suspense file bills Aug. 13, and the Legislature is scheduled to adjourn its 2004 session on Aug. 31. "It certainly shortens the window of opportunity to...
  • CA: Driver's license bill clears crucial first test in Legislature

    06/15/2004 5:29:58 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 807+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 6/15/04 | Jim Wasserman - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - A bill allowing an estimated 2 million illegal immigrant drivers in California to get legal driver's licenses cleared a Senate committee Tuesday, which was the bill's first hurdle in the Legislature. The latest attempt to make illegal immigrants eligible for the licenses, the bill would require applicants who cannot prove legal residency in California to be fingerprinted, undergo background checks and get adult sponsors. Illegal immigrants would pay $146 for a license to cover extra costs of guaranteeing that licenses aren't used as a tool for terrorists to move freely in California. Senate Transportation Committee Democrats favored...
  • 'If' (when) Arnold signs SB1160 into law, What will the Republican voter response/reaction be?

    06/06/2004 3:32:59 PM PDT · by MindFire · 43 replies · 410+ views
            Cedillo Amends SB-1160 Threatens National Security, Promotes Fraud SB-1160 Referred to Senate Transportation Committee Reported by Senate on June 3, 2004 If California, and other states pass laws giving driver's licenses to illegal aliens anyone will be able to get one, including Osama Bin-Ladin. If Cedillo-Schwarzenegger's SB-1160 is enacted into law, terrorists will be able to legally apply for a driver's license. This is an immediate repercussion of supporting driver's licenses for illegal aliens. Arnold SB-1160 Univision Interview SB-1160 IS A FRAUD AND PRESENTS A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE NATIONAL SECURITY OF THE UNITED...
  • IDs for Illegals: Mexico's 'Matricula Consular' Facilitates Illegal Immigration

    06/03/2004 3:26:51 PM PDT · by StoneColdGOP · 12 replies · 288+ views
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 1-28-03 | Marti Dinerstein
    WASHINGTON (January 28, 2003) -- "How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time." These are the words of a top official in Mexico's foreign ministry, describing his government's piecemeal approach to securing an amnesty for the 3 to 5 million Mexican illegal aliens in the United States, a strategy adopted in the wake of the new security environment in the U.S. after 9/11. The foremost tool in this strategy is the "matricula consular," or consular registration card, that Mexico hopes will be accepted by governments and businesses across the United States, giving illegal aliens legitimate ID to...
  • Cedillo aide has angry outburst in Catholic church

    05/15/2004 4:44:23 AM PDT · by Stephen25 · 22 replies · 234+ views
    Personal account
      This is what happened friday night, May 14th; apparently this guy is very angry at what I am doing. The following letter is the one I sent to lawmakers, Catholics, and conservative politicial groups. Feel free to pass it along to any interested persons in your circle; they can contact me for further details or a video, if they wish. I went to the Gil Cedillo SB1160 rally May 14th at 7pm. It was held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Santa Ana. As you may know, I have attended two other of these rallies and reported...
  • Cedillo SB1160 Rally: 7 p.m. Friday May 14th in Santa Ana

    05/13/2004 2:27:07 PM PDT · by Stephen25 · 7 replies · 424+ views
    The Orange County Register | May 12, 2004 | OC Register
    Santa Ana- Drivers License March: A March and town-hall meeting in support of driver's licenses for illegal immigrants will take place Friday. The march starts at 6 p.m. at Valley High, 1801 S. Greenville St. A town-hall meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at 1100 S. Center St. -Courtney Perkes (714) 704-3709 cperkes@ocregister.com (this article appeared on page LOCAL 3 May 12.)
  • SB1160 Rally In Santa Monica May 1st. Pictures

    05/02/2004 2:00:11 PM PDT · by Stephen25 · 22 replies · 392+ views
    Here are some pics and descriptionof the "Caravan for Justice" that took place in Santa Monica on Saturday, May 1st. The mayor of Santa Monica seemed to be the 'superstar' of the event, and the main featured speaker. He grinned from ear to ear and waved paper plates in the air with the illegal aliens as they chanted slogans, to wild applause. LMAO!! Look for yourself. they protested outide Schwarzneggers' santa monica office, which was the 3rd stop in their caravan. Other stops included Macarthur Park, the federal building and ending with a rally in Koeatown. http://members.tripod.com/freedom762/may1yikes.html
  • California: Pact sought on licenses for illegal immigrants

    04/30/2004 9:23:04 AM PDT · by John Jorsett · 161 replies · 391+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | April 30, 2004 | Michael Gardner
    SACRAMENTO – Locked in delicate negotiations, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state Sen. Gil Cedillo have struggled to narrow their differences over divisive legislation to give illegal immigrants the right to have driver licenses. Cedillo, D-Los Angeles, and the governor's negotiating team are pondering background checks, including requiring applicants to submit a full set of fingerprints, at least two identification documents and proof of address. In addition, the two sides are looking at withholding licenses from illegal immigrants who have criminal records. People from countries considered to be state sponsors of terrorism, such as Iran, Sudan and Syria, also would be...
  • Why do Catholic Bishops promote & aid pro-abortion, pro-homosexual Senator Gil Cedillo?

    04/07/2004 9:59:58 PM PDT · by Stephen25 · 8 replies · 175+ views
    The man who is leading the fight with Schwarzenegger to give licenses to illegal aliens, State Senator Gil Cedillo, is using Catholic churches to rally his supporters. Cedillo and his group are selective about who attends these meetings on Catholic church property. Some bishops imply/promote the falsehood that 'charity to the poor' requires undermining our borders and sacrificing our sovereignty. This couldnt be further from the truth; and as a lifelong Catholic, I don't appreciate misguided clergy promoting socialist and leftist policies and politicians on church property. The following outlines Cedillo's voting record. His beliefs are 100% contrary to all...