The California Chamber of Commerce and other business groups are crucial to the campaign to defeat Proposition 6. They argue the gas tax increase and new vehicle registration fees pay for necessary road improvements that keep the economy running.
New guidelines implemented last week by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services say that legal immigrants can now be deported from the United States if they break the rules of federal and state programs that offer public benefits to immigrants.
Dixon Vice Mayor Ted Hickman has written derogatory things about gay people and other groups in his column for years, but his last column was the first one to go viral. The column prompted angry emails and calls to city leaders, on Tuesday, a protest at City Hall to urge Hickman to resign.
Thousands of immigrants, many from Central America, are seeking asylum in the U.S. based on rampant gang violence or domestic abuse in their countries of origin. But two new actions by the Trump administration in recent weeks mean few of them are likely to win their cases.
How to address illegal immigration was the topic tackled this week by the California Influencers, a group of the state’s public policy and politics experts. They spoke about family separation and the need to priority right of citizens, among other issues.
The use of so-called cryptocurrencies in global finance are likely to come under increased scrutiny after the Justice Department announced indictments Friday against 12 Russian military intelligence officers.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy plans to bring forward a bill that would abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement for a vote. Republicans believe it is a losing issue for Democrats. But Democrats on July 13, 2018, said they won’t support it.
California Democrats are trying to bring together activists in the ten Republican-held House seats they hope to flip in November. Contentious primaries split supporters for Democratic candidates trying to unseat GOP members of Congress.
Senior Democrats called on President Donald Trump on Friday to cancel his planned summit Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, unless he was prepared to challenge the former KGB official over the U.S. indictment of 12 Russian intelligence operatives for meddling in the 2016 election.
A California lawsuit filed on July 11, 2018, alleges that a faulty registration system prevented tens of thousands of gun owners from registering their bullet-button assault weapons before the deadline, leaving them open to prosecution.
President Donald Trump is masking millions of dollars in losses at his golf courses in Turnberry and Aberdeen, Scotland on his U.S. financial forms. He is expected to visit Trump Turnberry while on a week-long trip to Europe.
Melanie immigrated with her two children from Guatemala to escape gang violence. Now she seeks asylum for her family. (McClatchy is not identifying Melanie and her son by their real names because she fears it could affect their legal case.)