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Senator Anderson and Local Elected Officials Unite in East LA to Speak Against Senate Bill 54
March 29, 2017
WEST COVINA – At today’s press conference held outside of the West Covina City Hall, Senator Joel Anderson and LA area elected officials discussed how SB 54 negatively impacts public safety in their districts. Senator Joel Anderson (District 38), Vice Chair of Public Safety Committee “If SB 54...
No On SB 54 (Sanctuary State) Press Conference in West Covina Next Wednesday
March 24, 2017
WEST COVINA - Senator Joel Anderson and local elected officials in the Los Angeles area will discuss how California’s “Sanctuary State” bill, Senate Bill 54, negatively impacts public safety in their districts at a press conference. Confirmed Speakers (More to be added later): Senator Joel Anderson...
Anderson: Appropriations Committee Passes "Single Greatest Threat to Dreamers"
March 13, 2017
Senate Bill 54 passed the Appropriations Committee hearing today with 5-2 vote. Anderson, who has been called a “leading anti-sanctuary voice,” expressed his concern. “SB 54 continues to shield deportable rapist and child molesters serving as felons in our prisons. SB 54 is the single greatest...
Heated debate over California "sanctuary state" Senate bill
March 10, 2017
CBS News 8 - Supporters and opponents of a controversial California Senate bill that would make the state a 'sanctuary state' clashed in Escondido.
Packed town hall meeting sponsored by State Senator Joel Anderson
March 10, 2017
KUSI News - Video
Senator Anderson at the SB 54 Press Conference on 3/6/17
March 6, 2017
select for larger version select for larger version Audio #1 SB 54 does not draw the distinction between those who come to our country to improve their station in life and those who come to our country to prey on others. Audio #2 By shielding rapists, child molesters who are serving time in our...
MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Anderson Available to Speak on Federal Government's Action on Immigration Enforcement
February 23, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security released two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, that explain how President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on immigration enforcement will be implemented. Anderson issued the following statement on the memos and is available to...
State Senator Joel Anderson discusses the impact of sanctuary city policies
February 15, 2017
Senator Anderson on "Fox & Friends" of Fox News: "California state senator slams 'sanctuary state' idea"
February 9, 2017
Republican state senator speaks out against proposed legislation (Video)
Senator Anderson Opposes Shielding Illegal Immigrant Felons from Deportation
February 7, 2017
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