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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...
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 Opposes Shielding Illegal Immigrant Felons from Deportation
February 7, 2017
Senator Joel Anderson on California Becoming a Sanctuary State
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.
Anderson Requests Public Safety Hearing After Recent Violence on College Campuses
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...
Anderson: "Sanctuary State" law shields murderers, rapists, and pedophiles from deportation
February 1, 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. “I don’t...
Sen. Anderson’s Opposition to California Becoming a Sanctuary State (ABC 10 News - Sacramento)
January 31, 2017
Grant and Scholarship Information from Senator Anderson
January 20, 2017
Dear Friends, As you or your children begin to prepare for college or other education, I am aware of the financial barriers that many of us as parents or students face. Having three children go through this process, I understand the value behind scholarship opportunities and the importance behind...
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The Libertarian Republic: CA State Sen. Joel Anderson On the Sanctuary State Bill: "Shields Felons in Our Jails"
Right now, in the state of California, a bill is circling the halls of Sacramento which aims to turn the entire state into a border to border...
Voice of San Diego: Sacramento Report: Anderson Becomes a Leading Anti-Sanctuary Voice
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher gets some surprise pushback to a seemingly uncontroversial bill, the toll of public pensions, California...
Sen. Joel Anderson's petition to stop California from becoming a sanctuary state
Our state leaders want California to become a sanctuary state, and we cannot allow that to happen! Sacramento listens to and protects illegal...
CW6: Interview with Jim Patton on CW6 regarding politics in 2017
State Senator Joel Anderson joins Jim Patton on CW6 to share his optimism about politics in 2017.