California lawmakers bill to fight Trump’s deportation plans

Seriously time to get out of this state! Maybe State of Jefferson.

California lawmakers have proposed legislation to fight US President-elect Donald Trump over his campaign rhetoric against undocumented immigrants.

Republican Trump, who defeated his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the November 8 election, said he would deport illegal immigrants and build a wall along the US-Mexico border to stop them from coming into the country illegally.

On Monday, California legislative Democrats introduced two bills, which would provide free legal services to undocumented immigrants and help them in criminal court.

Two-thirds of immigrants detained in California do not have attorneys, which means they stand little chance of winning their cases, according to figures provided by the office of Kevin de Leon, California State Senate President pro Tempore.

“Throughout the presidential campaign and since, the president-elect has made many troubling statements that run counter to the principles that define California today,” Kevin de…

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