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A Primer on the Economic Benefits of Immigration

President Trump ascended to the American presidency on campaign promises that focused on stopping illegal immigration. Like his two immediate predecessors, Barack Obama and George W. Bush, he adopted hard-line immigration policies. It just so happens that T...
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Human Trafficking: Go Undercover with Fresno PD

GV Wire Publisher Darius Assemi explains the truth behind the crime of human trafficking. In Fresno County alone, an estimated 750 young women each year are forced into prostitution by criminal pimps who control them through fear and physical violence. Watch t...

Clovis Councilman Defends ‘Riffraff’ Renters

During last week’s debate about approving a Clovis housing development, a comment from the audience set off Councilman Vong Mouanoutoua. He delivered a passionate retort, defending apartment renters like himsel...
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DA Lisa Smittcamp Targets Sex Trafficking

"Human trafficking is modern-day slavery." Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp says that is the unvarnished reality of prostitution and for those who become ensnared by it. "They live in fear that the pimp is going to hurt their family." In an ...

Split Decision on Alcohol for 2 Proposed Johnny Quiks

Fresno Planning Commission OKs Alcohol at Hayes-Shaw POST-HEARING UPDATE: The Planning Commission reached a split decision on whether it should allow two proposed Johnny Quik convenience stores to sell alcohol Wednesday night. City staff had recommended d...