They can’t vote, but undocumented immigrants are California’s newest political force

As reported by the Orange County Register:

They live in the country illegally. They pepper their rallies with the chant “undocumented and unafraid.” And they cannot vote.

Still, some politicians have heard their voices.

In California, undocumented immigrants have political clout.

“Today, we remind the rest of the nation that California is different,” said state Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, in an April news conference to promote 10 bills he and others believe will help people in the country illegally.

The proposals ranged from a $1 billion plan to extend state-subsidized health care to the undocumented, to the establishment of a new state office that would make it easier for some immigrant crime victims to avoid deportation.

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Comments

  1. What do you mean they can’t vote they DID vote. If I could afford a recount I think we would find 95% that voted for Brown, Pelosi, Feinstien are ILLEGAL when all you need is an electric bill to vote trust they vote.

  2. They can’t vote – hah! It is to laugh. Anybody remember the name Nativo Lopez? He was charged with helping 400 illegals with voting!

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