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CA legislation, lawsuits shake up immigration law

A series of political and policy moves have dramatically unsettled immigration law in California, both at the state and federal level. Legislation developed in Sacramento, in the wake of President Obama’s executive actions shielding many from deportation, would grant expansive new rights to unlawful

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Environmental Views: Gray Davis vs. Pete Wilson

Town Hall Los Angeles hosted a discussion between former California governors Pete Wilson and Gray Davis yesterday with the two disagreeing over environmental law regulations and touching on other policy issues and state politics. Wilson argued that the reason California

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Brian Calle interviews Scott Walker

Here’s the full list of the videos of CalWatchdog.com Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle’s interviews with Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a leading Republican candidate for president. They ran individually last week. Video 1: Scott Walker on right-to-work and Obama criticism. Video 2: Scott

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Undocumented immigrants hit the road with CA driver’s licenses

After two months of granting driver’s licenses to once-undocumented immigrants, California officials reported big numbers. The Golden State program has supplied licenses to almost 150,000 immigrants. Supporters of the move have been quick to tout its perceived advantages — and to boost participation

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Video: Scott Walker advances immigration plan

CalWatchdog.com Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle recently interviewed Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. This is Part 4, on his immigration plan. Walker is a leading potential Republican candidate for president. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here.

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Love for CA rooted in climate, not politics

Californians like it hot. In polling conducted by USC Dornsife and the Los Angeles Times, respondents confirmed some eye-opening facts about California’s appeal to its own residents — such as the primary importance of its largely snow-free climate. Although good weather

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Covered CA struggles through second enrollment

Covered California’s huge enrollment numbers boosted the national health care program, the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, during its first year. But the Covered CA health care exchange, the center of the system, has been sneezing through its crucial second open-enrollment period, which

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CA housing policies clash in Encinitas

  How much can state and federal law dictate local housing policy? That confrontation has turned over headlines in Encinitas, where residents are debating which policy should be adopted by them at the ballot box in 2016. According to KPBS, “Under California law,

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VIDEO: Steve Forbes: The Immigration Debacle

Immigration reform is possible, but nobody in Washington trusts anyone to enforce existing laws, much less hard-fought reforms. Steve Forbes joins Brian Calle to explain why immigration reform is doomed.

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VIDEO: A libertarian solution to our illegal immigration crisis

Is the crisis in illegal immigration the product of the government’s failure to properly handle legal immigration? The CATO Institute’s John Allison joins Brian Calle to discuss the right ways to reform our country’s immigration system.

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