| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:28 PM
House Republicans recently released standards for immigration reform. Their statement came as a breath of fresh air in a long wait for change.
The standards align in many ways with what business and law enforcement leaders and people of faith have been...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:33 AM
An immigration officer who demanded that a Vietnamese immigrant pick up hundreds of egg rolls and deliver them for an office party will stand trial later this year on bribery charges.
Mai Nhu Nguyen, an Irvine resident, allegedly took thousands of...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The way Juana Trejo remembers it, the heavy double doors of Costa Mesa's City Council chambers hit her on the way in.
She stood in the doorway. A sea of unfamiliar faces turned to look at her. Some were laughing.
It was her first time at City Hall,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Orange County probation officials say they will launch a review of their juvenile detention policies after the release this week of a report that faults the county for referring hundreds of immigrant youths to federal immigration authorities.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
More than 100 people demonstrated Monday morning outside the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to push for inclusion in federal immigration reform legislation of a pathway to American citizenship.
The protesters spent nearly two hours outside the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:40 AM
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy briefly laid out a Republican agenda that touched on tax reform, energy policy and changes to regulatory agencies during a visit Tuesday to Newport Beach.
"We're in the middle of a philosophical battle that's been a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The nation is engaged in a conversation on immigration and, therefore, our congregations should be too. After all, this is not just an abstract philosophical topic — this cuts straight to the core of who we are as Americans and, ultimately, who we...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The neon letters of Anchor Trailer Port's sign haven't been lit in years.
Word is they don't work anymore. If lit again, though, they wouldn't fully spell out "Trailer Port." On the top line, only the A, I, L, and a smudge of the E, are left.
| Jan 5, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Alan Alcantara spent Christmas Day unlike most kids in this country. His parents weren't around to celebrate a holiday children look forward to each year.
On this day, his mother worked a double shift and his father worked on returning to his family....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:26 PM
A trio of speakers with contrasting views on American immigration policy spoke Friday afternoon in a forum organized by Concordia University's Center for Public Policy.
Teresa Hernandez of the Lincoln Club of Orange County, Tim Celek of the Crossing...
| Mar 2, 2013
One of the easiest problem areas to resolve is our failed immigration system.
In fact, had the politicians really wanted to fix this system, they would have done it decades ago.
The problem is that they don't want to. Why? Because some powerful...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:18 PM
A UC Irvine sociology professor has been elected to the National Academy of Education for his work studying students in immigrant families, the university announced Tuesday.
Rubén Rumbaut is the second UCI professor to be selected for the academy, which...