Governor Jerry Brown signed the first part of the Dream Act yesterday, which would give undocumented college students at California universities access to privately funded financial aid. The decision follows Brown’s June veto of legislation that would have made it easier for farm workers to unionize. We look at Governor Brown’s political relationship with the Latino community in California.

Guests:
Louis DeSipio, associate professor of political science and chair of Chicano/Latino Studies at University of California, Irvine
Luis Alejo, assembly member for 28th District

  • Chrisco

    Goodwin Liu is phenomenally impressive. He should be on the 9th Circuit but he was filibustered by Republicans. Democrats let them get away with it (unlike Republicans who forced through truly controversial nominees with threats of the so-called “nuclear option”).

  • SteelieNZ

    This state is toast.

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