Categories
Uncategorized

Illegal Day-labor center to mark 6th year

The Macehualli Day Labor Center will mark its sixth anniversary on Saturday with a party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and organizer Salvador Reza hopes to kick off a capital improvement drive for the property. The center has been controversial since before its creation, and to this day, Reza said, anti-illegal immigration activists patrol […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Database targets jailed immigrants Napolitano urges deportation; E-Verify program hits a snag

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano pledged Thursday to create a database network aimed at deporting criminals aliens after their jail time rather then releasing them onto U.S. streets, though the administration also put off implementing a Bush-era effort to crack down on illegal-immigrant workers. An estimated 450,000 U.S. jail inmates were in the country illegally […]