Well now, isn’t this just swell. We are no longer a country of laws. California is in a world of its own. Coming our way soon you betcha.
Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Dream Act this past Monday, giving undocumented college students access to privately funded financial aid. Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, the author of the bill, is already seeking to expand the bill to give these students access to state-funded tuition aid,
The Southern California Friends of the People’s Weekly World tribute to two of Los Angeles’ finest labor leaders, Jerry Acosta and Gilbert Cedillo, became a dynamic rally of elected officials, activists, labor and community leaders in solidarity with labor struggles and in the fight to defeat the ultra-right in November…
Cedillo has championed drivers licenses for illegal aliens, and has twice (2006,2011) introduced a version of the DREAM Act into California State Assembly.
Cedillo announced the introduction of the California Dream Act with a “coalition of business, education and labor leaders” including , Javier Nunez, President, Executive Board, Laborers International Union, Local 300, socialist affiliated Kent Wong, Director, UCLA Labor Center, the National Council of La Raza, Nancy Ramirez, Western Regional Counsel, MALDEF, and David Huerta, Regional Vice President, SEIU United Service Workers West. More at Trevor Loudon