Silva and Wagner in Lonely Company Voting for Arizona-Style Anti-Immigrantion Bill for California
(R-Irvine) andJim Silva
(R-Huntington Beach) provided two of the three committee votes in favor of anti-immigration legislation in California modeled after Arizona's SB 1070.
But seven Democrats lined up against Hesperia Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly's AB 26 and the bill died in the Assembly Judiciary Committee Tuesday.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners
TicketsFri., Jun. 30, 7:07pm
New Japan Pro Wrestling - G1 Special In The USA
TicketsSat., Jul. 1, 5:00pm
Orange County Soccer Club vs. Portland Timbers 2
TicketsSat., Jul. 1, 7:00pm
Los Angeles Temptation vs. Pittsburgh Rebellion
TicketsSat., Jul. 8, 7:00pm
The legislation would have allowed Californians to sue sanctuary cities and would have required employers to verify applicants' citizenship.
The third yes vote on the committee came from Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-La Mesa).
He and his colleagues had heard hours of testimony from dozens of teabaggers and Minutemen who blamed the undocumented for crime, gangs and drug and sex trafficking.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Orange County, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.