California: Proposed Law Could Make it Harder to Deport Undocumented Immigrants

Mon, Jan 9 2012 — Source: San Diego 6

A proposed ballot initiative could make harder for undocumented immigrants to be deported from California.
The initiative, called the “California Opportunity and Prosperity Act.” was filed last month. The law would decriminalize eligible undocumented immigrants and make deporting them a lower priority.
To qualify for the program, undocumented immigrants would have had to lived in the United States before 2008, have no felonies on their criminal record, speak English and have paid their taxes.
The measure’s supporters say the program funding would come from registration fees. 

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