California Immigration Policy in a Trump Presidency

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Several thousand people march and rally for workers rights and immigration reform in San Jose on May 1, 2013  (Photo: Deborah Svoboda/KQED)

San Francisco mayor Ed Lee drew a large crowd at City Hall Monday as he vowed that the city would remain a sanctuary for immigrants. The Mayor's words may provide little comfort to California's undocumented migrant workers, fearful of mass deportation under a Trump presidency. The president-elect said in an interview Sunday that he would deport 2-3 million immigrants with criminal records and has promised to eliminate federal funding for sanctuary cities across the country. We'll discuss how immigration policy might change post Trump in California, which has one of the most liberal stances on immigration in the nation.

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