Restaurant owners sentenced in wage theft, illegal immigration case

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By Uriel J. Garcia, The Santa Fe New Mexican (Santa Fe New Mexican, The (NM)) July 01–Two brothers who own two Chinese restaurants in Santa Fe and Rio Rancho have been sentenced to two years’ probation for violating federal wage laws and ordered to pay at least $120,000 in restitution. Federal prosecutors have said that […]

Sacramento City Schools Add Ethnic Studies Graduation Requirement

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Sacramento, home to the fourth most diverse public school district in the nation, has recently decided to add an ethnic studies class to its course load. By 2020, the ethnic studies course will be a graduation requirement. The Sacramento district is one of the most diverse in the region, with no one ethnic group forming […]

Minutemen prevail – Disney backing down on immigrant labor

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It looks like our lobbying is working! Public opinion is forcing Disney to back down on its plans to replace Americans with immigrant labor from Asia. BACK STORY: H-1B visas are the ones that outsourcing firms use to bring immigrants, mainly from India, for technology work. The visas are meant for foreigners with specialized skills […]

Go Ahead, Hire Illegals: Obama Doesn’t Care.

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According to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies, worksite immigration enforcement has dropped under the Obama Administration. The CIS said that workplace audits have dropped from over 3,000 in 2013 to a fraction, or 181 this fiscal year. Along with audits, fines have dropped by half. This gives employers almost no incentive to look for […]

Immigrant worker crackdown announced — in Britain

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British Prime Minister David Cameron is looking to pass a series of immigrant worker crackdowns aimed at stemming the tide of immigrants from outside the European Union: Measures to raise minimum salary thresholds, limit the number of work permits and the introduction of new business levies for businesses employing migrant workers are proposals the government […]

Undocumented Immigrant Granted Law License by NY Court

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A New York appeals court has ruled to allow an illegal immigrant to practice law in the state. Mexican-born 31-year-old Cesar Vargas was brought to the U.S. by his mother when he was five. According to the Wall Street Journal, Vargas obtained a renewable two-year amnesty through a government program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The court’s […]