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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...
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.
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...
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...
February 6, 2017
Senate Public Safety Committee Vice Chair Senator Joel Anderson spoke during the committee hearing yesterday to argue against California's "Sanctuary State" bill (SB 54). Anderson explained that SB 54 shields dangerous illegal immigrant felons in our jails and prisons from deportation.
February 6, 2017
As mentioned during his speech on Thursday , Senator Joel Anderson sent a letter to President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon requesting an informational hearing of the Senate Public Safety committee to address recent violence at University of California campuses: “An information hearing to discuss these...