Tag: Pasadena

DHS Department of Homeland Security (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Immigration Fraud Marriage Attorney Sentenced in California

Immigration fraudster Jason Shiao was sentenced on Monday to two years in federal prison for posing as an attorney as part of a fraud scheme to match at least 87 foreign nationals, mostly citizens of China, seeking legal permanent resident status through arranged, fraudulent marriages to U.S. citizens.

DOJ to Oversee ‘Discriminatory’ Texas Town’s Elections for 6 Years

Just before city candidates will begin to sign up for running for office, a federal judge has issued a judgment and injunction prohibiting the City of Pasadena from using what she ruled was an unconstitutional redistricting plan. The municipality will also be placed under federal “preclearance” for six years–requiring Justice Department approval to any changes to election rules.

Texas City’s Elections Under DOJ Oversight After Hispanic Discrimination Ruling

Pasadena, Texas, will be monitored by the Justice Department now that a federal judge has ruled that the City violated the Voting Rights Act by intentionally changing its city council districts to decrease Hispanic influence. The City, which the court ruled has a “long history of discrimination against minorities,” will have to get permission from the DOJ to make any changes in election policy going forward, otherwise known as pre-clearance.

Kidspace Museum Tree (Walt Mancini / AP)

Kids Hurt by Falling Tree at Museum

On Tuesday, eight children between the ages of six to eight years old were injured, two of them critically, when a massive pine tree fell during a field trip at a summer day camp in Pasadena.

Ezell Ford and Black Lives Matter protest at Rose Bowl Parade. (@Garrick Ruiz / Twitter)

Rose Parade Faces Small ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ Protest

About ten protesters showed up for a planned protest of Pasadena’s annual Tournament of Roses Parade with signs and a banner heralding the name and image of Ezell Ford and others who have died in confrontations with police, along with the declaration “#BlackLivesMatter.”

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More Protests for New Year’s Eve in California

Protesters plan to ring in the New Year in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Pasadena, California as #BlackLivesMatter and Occupy movement activists have laid out a busy night, as well as demonstrations on New Years’ Day at Pasadena’s annual Tournament of Roses parade.