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Alex Padilla on Immigration

 

 


Battle over Prop. 187 led to involvement in politics

Padilla never thought about having anything to do with politics. "I learned quickly, both before the vote on 187 and especially after when it passed, that we had to engage and change that trajectory," remembers Padilla. On October 17, 1994, Padilla marched through the streets of Los Angeles with his family and tens of thousands of others. "I knew that regardless of what happened on election day, I needed to get involved to change the politics."
Source: KCET San Bernadino on 2022 California Senate race , Oct 21, 2020

Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants

Excerpts from Legislative Counsel's Digest:

Status: Concurrence vote passed House, 55-21-2; passed Senate 28-8-3; State Sen. Alex Padilla voted YES; approved by Gov.Brown 10/3/2013

OnTheIssues Explanation:˙Undocumented immigrants have no federal authorization; this bill allows them to get a state driver's license regardless of their lack of federal authorization.

Source: California legislative voting record for AB60 , Sep 12, 2013

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