SB 1070 in California?

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LOS ANGELES -- A bill similar to Arizona’s controversial Senate Bill 1070 has been filed in California. Yesterday the California secretary of state authorized a signature drive for the “Support Federal Immigration Law Act” to be considered by voters in the next state election. Tea Party activist Michael Erickson, of Belmont, Calif., filed the proposal. The initiative would require law enforcement to verify the legal status of people they stop, even if they don’t arrest them; make it illegal to transport undocumented people, or look for work on the street; impose heavy fines on employers who hire undocumented workers, "knowingly or unknowingly"; and mandate businesses to use the E-Verify system. It would also make sanctuary cities illegal.

In an interview with La Opinion, Erickson said he has a "network of activists, mainly from the Tea Party, will work to circulate the petitions and seek help in other communities."

He added that this is not an attempt to target a sector of the population, since, he says, "half of the members of my executive committee are Hispanic."
 

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Anonymous

Posted Nov 25 2010

Its sad what our country is becoming

Anonymous

Posted Nov 25 2010

Its sad what our country is becoming

Anonymous

Posted Nov 25 2010

Help us enforce our laws and join us at USMOA.ORG

Anonymous

Posted Nov 25 2010

It is about itme we tke our State back and save it from $ ruin!!!

Anonymous

Posted Dec 1 2010

This is so disgusting and wrong. I don't know how these people can sleep at night. Seriously like how can people be so HItler like I mean just go back to Germany you disgusting animals! Especially the governer of Arizona.

Anonymous

Posted Dec 6 2010

Are they not thinking about the consequences this will have on everyone? A police state? So, under this proposed bill, people can get arrested/cited for transporting an undocumented person? Really? To be fair and unbiased, this would have to include bus drivers, ambulance personnel, and other forms of public transportation employees that could possibly end up fined or imprisoned. Also, the police would need to stop and verify EVERYONE on the street they pull over (even for a minor traffic violation) for their documentation, just imagine the extra time involved and the money it would take to undergo such a task. What if, by chance, you didn't have proper documentation on your person for whatever reason? Is it only the driver that would be questioned, or would everyone in the car have to show documentation? Too many questions regarding this bill. And this, proposed by a Tea Party member? I thought you all wanted LESS taxes? I could just see this racking up some dues....

Anonymous

Posted Dec 6 2010

Are they not thinking about the consequences this will have on everyone? A police state? So, under this proposed bill, people can get arrested/cited for transporting an undocumented person? Really? To be fair and unbiased, this would have to include bus drivers, ambulance personnel, and other forms of public transportation employees that could possibly end up fined or imprisoned. Also, the police would need to stop and verify EVERYONE on the street they pull over (even for a minor traffic violation) for their documentation, just imagine the extra time involved and the money it would take to undergo such a task. What if, by chance, you didn't have proper documentation on your person for whatever reason? Is it only the driver that would be questioned, or would everyone in the car have to show documentation? Too many questions regarding this bill. And this, proposed by a Tea Party member? I thought you all wanted LESS taxes? I could just see this racking up some dues....

Anonymous

Posted Dec 14 2010

Half the jobs hispanics have "american's" wouldn't want to take.

Anonymous

Posted Jan 21 2011

California is a sinking rowboat overloaded with cargo. The "useless" cargo, that are illegal immigrants, (please note I did NOT say "mexicans". All ILLEGALS fit this analogy) need to be jettisoned before the state completely submerges.

Anonymous

Posted Jan 28 2011

The Government is sueing Arizona for their SB 170 Act, so I wonder if the will end up sueing Californai for the same thing.

Anonymous

Posted Jan 31 2011

Wow, this is disgusting. I remember last year when the owners of farms were basically begging people to go and work for them picking grapes and other fruits because they were rotting. They went on English and Spanish news stations for like a week...If so many Americans were unemployed how come only 2 Latinos went?...Oh that's right, that's not the American job they want. Only the uneducated believe an immigrant is taking their job. Like really you are so mad and desperate to have their low paying, back breaking, hard job?... lets be real, how many illegal immigrants go for the blue collar jobs?... Don't let the propaganda the Tea Party spits fool ya!...

Anonymous

Posted Jan 31 2011

This is some bullshit.

Anonymous

Posted Jan 31 2011

This is some bullshit, united states is starting to suck balls.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 1 2011

just because the stupied ass dumb people in the united states always been greedless to the commuinty of immigration people. because they always wants the opportuinty to be desevable into the future. not killing every fuck job they have to be blame for any type shit reason. stuiped fuck racism people shut the fuck up, and you don't know are struggle really well in reality world.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 2 2011

I'm all for it. I'm "brown" and a son of LEGAL immigrants from Mexico City. I have no problem producing my drivers license when asked for it by a cop. Illegals are a multi-billion dollar burden on this state who take vastly more than they contribute.

LOVE the Hitler reference below. It gave me a good laugh.

Anonymous

Posted Feb 9 2011

It would be great and helpful to have our own SB-1070 in California. I am proud to be american and It is a shame that people from other countries came here to get our resources, and get benefits from our taxes. They came to have babies so our governement raise them. Take them back with their families too. Please, we need to clean California.

Rosemary

Anonymous

Posted Apr 1 2011

let em do it let see how they like it,no hispanic means no america .

Anonymous

Posted Jun 24 2011

It's a waste of time and money. There needs to be more focuse on other more important things like stopping child abuse and other serious crimes. We also need to focuse on improving California's economy. There are many pros and cons on illegal immigration. Most of these people come more as refugees than because they want too. This country is so great that they seek a better life here. Who are we to tell people where to make and live their lives. This bill will only open doors for racism and discrimination, not only for all hispanics regardeless legal status, but for all other cultures.

Anonymous

Posted Dec 29 2011

where to sign the damn petition

Anonymous

Posted Jan 26 2012

seriously this whole sb1070 law in arizona is bullshit. to the person who annonymously wrote this "It is about itme we tke our State back and save it from $ ruin!!! " get your facts straight CALIFORNIA, NEVADA, TEXAS, AND ARIZONA belonged to MEXICO not The U.S. !!! learn your history, im mexican and look i know wassup! so instead of you talking and talking your dumb **** i reccommend you to take a history book and start learning.

Anonymous

Posted Apr 10 2012

Immigration are people and work hard in the us they work some time for nothing and still pay taxes .California need them

Anonymous

Posted Apr 26 2012

i am soooo tired of people accusing the latinos of taking the Americans jobs but if people would open up their eyes and really look who is taking the American jobs they would realize that its not the Latinos at all. Wake up people look around you who owns the 99 cents stores who owns the donut shops, who works at all the hospitals as nurses and doctors. That's right the Asian do so who is taking the American jobs. Also who owns the 7 elevens who owns the gas stations that's right.... it certainly isn't the illegal mexican who is working at these places nor does he/she own the business. We are starting to become such a racial country again this is the land of the free.
if you really feel that an illegal immigrant is taking your job someone who doesn't speak nor write in english then you had better go back to 2nd grade and try to finish school. This is soooo sad
I'm not worried about them taking my job so maybe it's just a racial thing in California. Who's it going to be next??????

Anonymous

Posted Apr 26 2012

i am soooo tired of people accusing the latinos of taking the Americans jobs but if people would open up their eyes and really look who is taking the American jobs they would realize that its not the Latinos at all. Wake up people look around you who owns the 99 cents stores who owns the donut shops, who works at all the hospitals as nurses and doctors. That's right the Asian do so who is taking the American jobs. Also who owns the 7 elevens who owns the gas stations that's right.... it certainly isn't the illegal mexican who is working at these places nor does he/she own the business. We are starting to become such a racial country again this is the land of the free.
if you really feel that an illegal immigrant is taking your job someone who doesn't speak nor write in english then you had better go back to 2nd grade and try to finish school. This is soooo sad
I'm not worried about them taking my job so maybe it's just a racial thing in California. Who's it going to be next??????

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