Immigrant Rights Groups Rally For California Protection
Trump has indicated his immigration policy will be extreme. Among other things, Trump has called for a wall to be built along the Mexican border, the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, a ban on Muslims entering the country and a federal registry of Muslims living in the U.S.
In the lobby of the Elihu M. Harris State Building in Oakland today, immigration rights activists gathered with signs saying, “CA united for immigrant justice!” and “Gov. Brown stop deportation machine!”
Saba Maher, civil rights coordinator for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said, “The call for a Muslim registry cannot be answered by Californians with a yes.”
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