In 1994, California voters approved one of the harshest anti-immigrant laws in U.S. history, Proposition 187. Today, as we mark the 20th annual immigration day in Sacramento, our state is recognized as having the strongest pro-immigrant laws in the country.
One of the most striking developments in global politics today is the decline of traditional political parties. We’ve seen it inDonald Trump’s stunning successes in the U.S. Republican presidential primaries and in the dramatic gains that Germany’s far-right party made in three recent state legislative elections. Several factors could be driving this, but one common theme is the candidates’ anti-immigrant rhetoric, which highlights the complexities of companies looking to do more business abroad.