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U. of California, CA Student Aid Commission join Mexican government to give college grants to illegal aliens (Darrell Steinberg) - 01/10/14

... Center of Northern California; the University of California; the Latino Policy Coalition; the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities; and, Dream. Develop. Do. invite you to attend Steps to College 2014 on Saturday, February 1, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento... Steps to College 2014 will highlight the importance of higher education...

Haas Jr. Fund turns backs on Americans, gives $1 million to illegal alien scholarships (Berkeley, Ira S. Hirschfield) - 12/11/12

From this: The University of California at Berkeley announced on Tuesday that it has received the largest single scholarship in the country for undocumented students. The Evelyn & Walter Haas Junior Fund has awarded Cal $1 million to be used exclusively for undocumented students at the school best known for its diverse campus and history championing liberal issues and civil rights. At this...

Dan Walters, SacBee, 2001: "New data prove that two-tier society is a fact of California life" - 05/21/11

... risky, projection about the state. University of California, Davis, economist Philip Martin and Washington-based sociologist Leon Bouvier concluded in 1985 that with the state's population expanding dramatically due to immigration, and its economy shifting from old-style manufacturing to high technology and services, seeds were being sown for socioeconomic fragmentation. "The large increases...

Jonathan Zasloff of UCLA wanted government to take Fox News off the air (+John Judis of TNR) - 07/20/10

Jonathan Zasloff - a University of California at Los Angeles law professor - said in a posting to the "Journolist" mailing list that the federal government should take Fox News off the air. (You can contact him through law.ucla.edu/home/index.asp?page=768). From [1]: “I hate to open this can of worms,” [Jon Zasloff wrote in a posting on Journolist], “but is there any reason why the FCC couldn’t...

George Lakoff reframing doesn't work: he still supports massive illegal activity, immorality - 07/11/10

George Lakoff of the University of California at Berkeley offers "Why Conservative Lies Spread and What Progressives Can Do to Fight Them/When Democrats use conservative language to promote their agenda, it ultimately creates more support for Republicans" at Alternet [1]. Leaving aside all the other aspects of the article, let's look at an example of what he wants progressives to do instead of...

UCLA CAP IPC deceptive study: immigration reform would increase GDP by $1.5 trillion over 10 years - 01/07/10

... professor Raul Hinojosa Ojeda of the University of California at Los Angeles released a study making the deceptive and fantastical claim that legalizing all illegal aliens would increase Gross Domestic Product by $1.5 trillion over 10 years. Exactly how deceptive the study is remains to be seen, once professional economists weigh in. In the meantime: 1. Angela Kelley of CAP offers a juvenile Q...

USA Today: Growing number of Americans among day laborers - 12/01/09

... professor of urban planning at the University of California-Los Angeles. "You had many, many unemployed construction workers who found themselves without any permanent or stable work," he says. "Some of them have gone on to seek employment by standing on street corners alongside immigrant workers." ..."It's becoming more ethnically diverse. On the corners, I've seen white people, I've seen...

Gumecindo Salas /HACU misleads about Dream Act (Heidi Collins/CNN helps) - 04/23/09

Heidi Collins of CNN did a segment on the anti-American DREAM Act earlier today. The transcript is here, and a video of the first part of the segment is here. The first part is a 4+ minute complete set-up interview with an illegal alien who went to UCLA. The second part consists of a "debate" between Ira Mehlman of FAIR and Gumecindo Salas of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities...

Jason Song/LAT promotes illegal alien taking UCLA education from a U.S. citizen - 02/03/09

Jason Song of the Los Angeles Times offers "For an illegal immigrant, getting into UCLA was the easy part" (link), a PIIPP-like story of a woefully unprepared illegal alien's trials and tribulations raising money to attend that school. It has some of the components of other PIIPPs, such as her worries about no one being willing to hire her for her chosen profession after she graduates due to her...

Arguments against the DREAM Act - 12/28/08

Ira Mehlman of FAIR offers "DREAM Over: Illegal Alien Student Amnesty Awakens to Fiscal Reality" (link, copy here). Excerpt below, and note also that one of the best ways to reduce illegal immigration is to discredit those politicians who support the DREAM Act by asking them questions like this one on video.

Does Tanya Schevitz understand and support fundamental American concepts? (Chris Patti, Claudia Keith) - 09/16/08

... was not based on residency," [University of California attorney Chris Patti] said. "It is based on whether you went to a California high school and graduated from a California high school, and those criteria are not based on residency." The rest of the article wholy sympathizes with those illegal aliens who would be affected and doesn't show any concern for those U.S. citizens who will have...

First Data Immigration Reform panel - 10/03/07

... Integration and Development Center, University of California in Los Angeles. Roberto Ramirez, Founder, The Jesus Guadalupe Foundation. Thomas Saenz, Vice President of Litigation, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Obama immigration interview: he'd make situation far worse (Kevin Johnson/UC Davis) - 09/25/07

Professors Kevin Johnson (lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration), Jennifer Chacon, and Bill Hing of UC Davis have scored a true coup for the blogosphere: an interview about immigration with Barack Obama! Of course, it probably helped that all three of them "have served as members of an Immigration Policy Group for the Obama campaign". Another help was that the questions are complete puffballs and...

Gil Cedillo, "immigrants" to stage "civil disobedience" at LAX - 09/28/06

Later today, "American" politician Gil Cedillo (CA state senate) and CA Assemblywoman Judy Chu are going to risk arrest by leading "immigrants" in a civil disobedience "action" near LAX. Those involved include the union "UNITE HERE" and the We Are America Alliance. An article discussing the event also includes this: "They have elevated the issue to beyond just a group of workers in this single...

California's educational system in even worse shape than previously thought - 03/11/06

... coursework for admission to the University of California or California State University systems. All in all, therefore, fewer than 15 percent of African American and Latino youngsters who begin the ninth grade will be prepared for four-year college admission...

Brad Knickerbocker of the CSM: Can you trust his reporting? - 01/22/06

Most definitely you can. Assuming that is, of course, that you want heavily biased yellow reportage such as that featured in "Across the country, many mobilize against illegal immigration" (link). The bottom line of the report seems to be to portray those opposed to illegal immigration as various kinds of bad people. Some of the words and phrases used in the article include: "nativism", "anti-...

More on Raul Hinojosa of UCLA - 07/15/05

... professor of political economy at the University of California at Los Angeles, and the MSM frequently turns to him for a "Latino" viewpoint. For instance from 2001: -- IMMIGRATION: The recently released UCLA study on the economic impact of the broad legalization of undocumented Mexican immigrants working in the United States is reported in today's Agence France-Presse, Copley News Service and...