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Senate Passes Senate Bill 54
April 3, 2017
Senate Bill 54 passed the Senate floor today by a 27-12 vote this afternoon. Anderson, who has been called a “leading anti-sanctuary voice,” released the following statement:
Senator Anderson and Local Elected Officials Unite in East LA to Speak Against Senate Bill 54
March 29, 2017
WEST COVINA – At today’s press conference held outside of the West Covina City Hall, Senator Joel Anderson and LA area elected officials discussed how SB 54 negatively impacts public safety in their districts. Senator Joel Anderson (District 38), Vice Chair of Public Safety Committee “If SB 54...
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...
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