Press Conference: Immigration Reform Legislation & Ballot Initiative Announcement

Senate Bill 396 will erase Proposition 187 from the code books. Senate Bill 1402 and Assembly Bill 692 will place an advisory question on November’s ballot asking California voters if Congress should immediately enact comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, and if the Federal Government should halt the deportations of noncriminal mothers and fathers of U.S. born children until that law is enacted.

WHO: Senator Ricardo Lara, California Latino Legislative Caucus Chair; Assemblymember Das Williams, Asian and Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Vice-Chair; Senator Kevin de León; Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez; Sandy Valenciano, California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance; the California Immigrant Policy Center; and Undocumented Student Activist Irvis Orozco.