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                                    THIRD READING


          Bill No:  SR 39
          Author:   Hall (D), De León (D), Galgiani (D), Glazer (D), Hueso  
                    (D), Jackson (D), Lara (D), Mendoza (D), Mitchell (D),  
                    and Pan (D)
          Amended:  9/10/15  
          Vote:     Majority

           SUBJECT:   Immigration


          SOURCE:    Author


          DIGEST:          This resolution condemns discrimination in any form on  
          the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual  
          orientation, gender identity, or disability; and calls for an  
          end to hate speech and racist rhetoric by all presidential  
          candidates.
          ANALYSIS:   This resolution makes the following legislative  
          findings:


          1)California is home to the largest population of immigrants in  
            the United States whose contributions help to drive this state  
            to be the most economically successful and prosperous in the  
            nation. 

          2)Immigrants continue to develop and expand businesses,  
            innovate, strengthen our economy, and create jobs in  
            California.

          3)A study by the University of California, Los Angeles, states  
            that legalizing the status of undocumented immigrants working  
            and living in the United States would create approximately  
            $1.5 trillion in additional gross domestic product growth over  








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            the next 10 years and increase wages for all workers.

          4)California's short-term and long-term economic and social  
            health, security, and prosperity require policies that allow  
            individuals to become legal and enfranchised participants in  
            our society and economy.

          5)The State Senate has officially recognized the value and  
            importance of immigrants in California through the unanimous,  
            bipartisan support of SJR 2 (Vidak, Resolution Chapter 23,  
            Statutes of 2015), and SR 35 (Pan).

          6)The California State Legislature has engaged in thoughtful,  
            respectful discourse on immigration and other challenging  
            issues, often uniting in bipartisan support and always  
            respecting the diverse individual views and beliefs of the  
            membership and of the people they represent.

          7)Aspiring national leaders, in particular, have a  
            responsibility to engage the public on immigration reform and  
            other issues in a thoughtful and respectful way without  
            disparaging or negatively stereotyping communities or  
            individuals.

          8)Presidential candidates including Donald Trump have unfairly  
            demonized and falsely blamed undocumented immigrant families  
            for a range of problems and challenges facing the United  
            States.


          This resolution:

          1)Condemns discrimination in any form on the basis of race,  
            ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender  
            identity, or disability; and calls for an end to hate speech  
            and racist rhetoric by all presidential candidates.

          2)Condemns in the strongest terms possible the racist rhetoric  
            against immigrant families made by Presidential candidate  
            Donald Trump; and calls upon California to divest from Donald  
            Trump, The Trump Organization, and any affiliated entities.









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          3)Calls upon private businesses and individuals throughout  
            California to end all business ties with Donald Trump, The  
            Trump Organization, and any affiliated entities. 

          FISCAL EFFECT:   Appropriation:    No          Fiscal  
          Com.:NoLocal:    No


          SUPPORT:   (Verified9/11/15)


          California Applicants' Attorneys Association
          Californians for Human Immigrant Rights Leadership Action Fund
          California State Conference, NAACP


          OPPOSITION:   (Verified9/11/15)


          None received





          Prepared by:Melissa Ward / SFA / (916) 651-1520
          9/11/15 19:17:17


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