Subject:

Illegal Immigration and Deportation

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Why OC Weekly Will Continue to Use the Term "Illegal Immigrant," and Even "Illegals"

    Whenever people ask me whether OC Weekly still uses terms like "illegal immigrant" to refer to undocumented folks, I'm reminded of the episode in The Simpsons when Homer, Apu, Barney, and Mr. Skinner formed the Be Sharps. Bart asked Homer if they destroyed their fame by doing something stupid, like ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 9, 2012

    Why Do Mexicans Rape So Much?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do they always yell, 'Cu-le-ro' at bands they love?

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    More Than 60 Percent of Undocumented Adults Have Been in U.S. Over 10 Years: Study

    ​Nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants in the U.S. have lived in this country for at least 10 years and nearly half--4.7 million--are parents of minor children, according to a new Pew Hispanic Center study. "Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Dora Landaverde-Torres, Wife of School Board Member, Faces Deportation

    ​The wife of a Moreno Valley school board member is currently in lockup in Santa Ana. But Dora Landaverde-Torres is not sitting on a cold bunk due to a DUI crash, a shoplifting charge or swinging her purse at a Santa Ana cop. She's not even in the city jail. The wife of Mike Rios, who wants to run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    "Illegal" Descriptors of Undocumented Rejected by Journalism Society

    ​The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) just voted to do something that I thought was already set in stone in American newsrooms (drop use of the term "illegal alien"), but the organization also forbid a term I'd figured was the P.C. alternative ("illegal immigrant").Based on a recommendati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Hello, Haters!And......adios.That's right, folks; you're reading the very last OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day. When I started this column, it was intended to poke fun at the fact that any story in the Register that mentioned Mexico or featured a Latino or was written by Yvette Cabrera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Headline: Congresswoman Target of Shooting; 6 Dead Editor's Note: This is really a new low for the loonier regulars of the Register comments section. Amidst a national tragedy, these anonymous hacks saw fit to bemoan the fact the shooter wasn't an illegal alien, for example, or to posit that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Headline: From Illegal Immigrant to BusinesswomanComment by WEIRDTIME: You've got a lot of guts CINDY CARCAMO for putting this story out. Illegals aren't very much welcome in this neck of the woods and you go on to glorify this criminal behavior. Have no intentions of wasting my time with reading ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2010

    Return to Sender

    What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    Whose Dole Is It, Anyway?

    Unauthorized immigrants make up just more than 3 percent of the U.S. population. But they're accused of sucking up public benefits and dodging taxes

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    Mexican Macroeconomics

    Do undocumented migrants steal jobs from American workers?

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales In the Immigration Debate

    Anti-immigrant think tanks are aiming their dubious statistics at the 14th Amendment

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Grinding Justice

    Operation Streamline costs millions, tramples the Constitution, treats migrants like cattle, doesn't work

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Cal State Fullerton's Daily Titan Faces Possible Student Boycott Over Use of "Illegal Immigrant" Instead of "Undocumented Student"

    It has to be tough to edit a college newspaper nowadays. Not only are you, the cream of the coed crop, facing horrible job prospects upon graduation, but you also must manage the tricky PC waters that is the modern-day American university e​xperience.This unenviable position is the one that Isa Gh ... More >>

  • News

    August 12, 2010

    Seized

    Inside the brutal world of America's kidnapping capital

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    Cowboy Down

    Rob Krentz's Family Talks About the Life and Death of the Murdered Arizona Rancher

  • News

    June 3, 2010

    Badlands: From Ground Zero of the Immigration Crisis Along the Mexican Border

    Tougher border enforcement in California and Texas has spelled disaster for southern Arizona

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    How Many Anti-Illegals, Anti-Liberal Buzzwords Can Royce Work Into His Anti-Healthcare Rant?

    Rantin' Royce!​It's the home game sweeping the Republic: Count how many anti-liberal/anti-illegals/pro-hater buzzwords and references are in the latest email to supporters from Rep. Ed Royce (R-The White Side of Fullerton).The email (Punctuation, capitalizations and boldface intact) follows after ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    OC's Taliban-Loving Congressman to Address OC's Taliban This Wednesday

    Ya wanna know why the California Coalition for Immigration Reform are evil, decrepit hypocrites? Because they're hosting Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban) this Wednesday at their monthly Klavern at the Garden Grove Woman's Club on the corner of Gilbert and Garden Grove Blvd (starts at 7:30 pm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    Barbara Coe Upset Sarah Palin Doesn't Acknowledge Her

    On Sept. 15, California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe sent off a questionnaire to Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin. "The California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR) is a nationally recognized nonpartisan grassroots organization representing thousands of p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Getting Ready to Battle the Illegals

    Tomorrow is May Day, celebrated by socialists across the globe and by illegal immigrants in the United States to march for amnesty (as an Aztlanista, I can tell you the shared dates ain't no coincidence, I tell ustedes what). Locally, pro-amnesty folks will meet at SanTana's Civic Center Plaza at 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    Illegal Immigration: Follow the Bouncing Logic

    When it comes to examining the root causes of illegal immigration, some Republicans work overtime to reconcile their hatred of "illegals" (cough—Mexicans!—cough-cough!) with the Bible—something that's not always easy to pull off given that the Bible preaches goodwill to those who are less fort ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    The Martin Chronicles

    Onetime ally turns against controversial Anaheim school trustee Harald Martin

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    Harald Martin: Mexican Lover?

    Turns out everybody's favorite Mexican-suing, rape-victim-blaming, Zapatistas-supporting school trustee is actually Anaheim's only defender of poor, hopeless Mexicans--and he's getting hell for it. At least that's how Harald Martin describes himself. In a long, rambling letter sent last Friday to an ... More >>

  • Features

    July 12, 2007

    Whatever Happened to the Santa Ana Four?

    Orange County seethes with immigration raids, demonized Mexicans and appeals for amnesty. 2007? No, 1951

  • Columns

    June 14, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'Theyre always little bit more rambunctious'

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2007

    And now a word from Dana Rohrabacher on Mexicans, the Liberal Left, Lucy & Charlie Brown

    Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in the U.S. House of Representatives on 5/22/07: A tsunami of illegal aliens is sweeping into our country, crowding our classrooms, closing our hospital emergency rooms, unleashing violent crime, and driving down wages. This is not theory. It is a harsh, threateni ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 12, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Is this over-reliance on her family a cultural difference?

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    Goodbye, Jim

    Jim Gilchrists new book highlights the failed promises of the Minuteman Project

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    Don't Let 'Em Bite

    First it was Killer Bees. Then AFRICANIZED killer bees. Then sharks. Then Fire Ants. Then West Nile-infused mosquitos. Then illegal aliens. Actually, you can insert illegal aliens in there a few more times previously. Then locusts. Then frogs falling from the sky. Then jetliners ramming into buildin ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 1, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'The love that dare not speak its name except through the barrel of a gun'

  • News

    May 18, 2006

    Gracias, OC!

    'Gustavo Arellano: youre a race-card-playing punk!'

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    The Anti-Immigrant All-Stars

    Hangin with the haters at Santa Anas Day Without an Immigrant

  • Columns

    April 13, 2006

    Letters

    'A long and sordid history of trampling over civil liberties'

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2006

    Fugees in the House!

    If you haven't already seen it, OC Weekly's very own Gustavo Arellano has a great editorial in today's LA Times attacking Cardinal Mahoney. (We'd link the story, but you'd have to pay to read it and besides, we're lazy). The piece argues that Mahoney's recent pledge to advocate on behalf of illegal ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 26, 2006

    Letters

    'Art critics are too afraid to say that certain works are pure crap that need flushing.'

  • Columns

    December 29, 2005

    !Ask a Mexican!

    The year in Mexican-bashing

  • News

    November 24, 2005

    Campbell’s Dupe

    Congressional candidate’s supporters wage war against Minuteman founder Gilchrist

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Wiley Coyote

    The Rev. Wiley Drake has a history of helping illegals, as long as they dont criticize Bush

  • Features

    November 10, 2005

    Border Story

    I couldve smuggled in an illegal immigrant but didnt: A tale of regret

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    THE RIGHT IS RIGHT

    Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist has it all figured outexcept for one little thing

  • News

    February 12, 2004

    The Vegas Line

    We call the Dornan-Rohrabacher race by Jan. 21

  • Columns

    October 9, 2003

    Illegal Immigrants vs. College Students

    Who lives the better life?

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Grave Error

    Tim Garcia is no anti-immigration martyr

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    To Protect and Slur

    Police investigate one of their own: Harald Martin

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    God Loves Losers

    Anti-immigration activist Harald Martin says illegals worse than bin Laden

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    Welcome to Orange County, Now Go Home

    Cops say they want to bail on INS duty

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Subcomandante Martin

    Anaheim high school prez Harald Martin wants Mexico to paybut he cant add

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Lights! Camera! Reaction!

    Supes give Springer a run for his money

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