Today’s immigration policies echo an anti-immigration movement from the 1990s in California.

How Prop. 187 Transformed the Immigration Debate and California Politics

Producer: Scott Michels
Editor: Anne Checler
Associate Producers: Sandra McDaniel and Victor Couto
Update Producer: Sianne Garlick
Update Editor: Heru Muharrar
Immigration policy has exposed some of the sharp divisions in the United States, but much of the rhetoric and policies in the news today are eerily similar to an anti-immigration movement that swept the country 20 years ago. And it all started in California, today one of the most liberal and immigrant friendly states in the country.
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