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Immigration Raids Can Rip Apart Communities

U.S. immigration agents raided an Ohio gardening company on June 5, arresting 114 suspected undocumented workers. This followed other large workplace raids, including a raid on a rural Tennessee meat-processing plant in April. The raids suggest the U.S. Dep...

Farm Leader Makes Passionate Plea for Immigration Reform

  Opinion by Manuel Cunha Jr. Every day thousands of people wake up before the sun rises, pack their lunches, and drive or carpool their way to work. Some toil underneath the hot sun, while others are inside feverishly packing perishab...

Walters: Enough is Enough. Pass Immigration Reform

What's next for California as it defies President Trump by declaring itself a sanctuary state? As Dan Walters points out in his Oct. 12 column for CALmatters, "Were federal immigration authorities to ignore ...

Walters: California Continues to Binge on Taxes

When the Trump administration announced their tax reform plan a few weeks ago, one of the most controversial changes proposed was the elimination of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. This deduction, which allows those who itemize on their federal retur...