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Firm Contracted to Build Fence on US-Mexico Border is Fined for Hiring Illegal Workers
One of the firms working on the US-Mexico Border Fence has been fined $5 million for hiring illegal immigrants . This controversy was ironically predicted by comedians such as George Lopez, who jokingly says in his new act , "They want to build a fence along the border to keep out Mexicans, but who's gonna build it?" Answer: Mexicans.
The Golden State Fence Company will not only pay a major fine, but two of its executives will have to serve jail time for the hirings.
The company's attorney stated that this all goes to show that the country needs to adopt a robust guest-worker program.
AP Photo by Denis Poroy
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.