City Visions California Laws Jerry Brown Anti-immigration Laws

12:00pm

Mon October 17, 2011
City Visions: October 17, 2011

California's Dream Act: What are the implications for the Bay Area and beyond?

Host: Yumi Wilson

Producer: Yumi Wilson 

At a time when dozens of states are passing anti-immigrant laws, Gov. Jerry Brown has just signed a series of bills that sends a clear signal that California isn't about to punish them.

On Saturday, he signed a bill that will allow thousands of undocumented students in California to receive state financial aid to attend public colleges. AB131, which still faces approval by UC Regents, is set to take effect in 2013.

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