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Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA)

An America’s Voice Farewell to Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) And His Ugly Anti-Immigrant Politics

The retirement of Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) is finally nigh, bringing good cheer this season to immigration advocates everywhere.  Gallegly, a member of Congress since the 80s, has long been a nativist crusader and one of the anti-immigrant “Three Amigos” on the House Immigration Subcommittee. His hometown paper, the Ventura County Star, wrote profile piece … Continue reading »

Today’s House Immigration Hearing on “HALT” Act is Just More Politics as Usual

Today’s hearing in the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement provides another opportunity to shine a light on immigration enforcement strategies that are smart and effective, and to expose those that are irresponsible and dangerous.

GOP’s E-Verify Spin Fails to Mention Georgia’s Rotting Fields, Potential for Economic Disaster

Rep. Elton Gallegly, whose ultimate goal is the mass deportation of undocumented immigrants, and his former colleague, JD Watts, continue their misleading cheerleading for E-Verify. They’ve got similar talking points, but both failed to mention the rotting fields in Georgia, thanks to a state E-Verify law.

New Report: CA Congressmen Bilbray, Gallegly and Lungren Support Bill To Ruin CA’s Economy

Yesterday, we wrote about a New America Media article noting that the slow flow of immigrants was negatively impacting California farms. But farmers in California could see things take a turn for the worse if House Republicans have their way and pass E-Verify.