California Budget Proposal Includes Millions for Legal Defense Of Illegal Immigrants

If California ever secedes from the United States, they’ll be broke within a very short amount of time. The state’s new budget proposal includes millions of dollars for tne legal defense of illegal immigrants.

The Daily Caller reports:

California Budget Proposal Includes Millions For Illegal Immigrant Legal Defense

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California Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal includes tens of millions of dollars for the legal defense of illegal immigrants.

The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that the budget would include a total of $33 million in state government assistance to illegal immigrants.

These funds, however, are not enough for some Democrats in the state who seek to launch new programs. Democratic legislators have proposed three separate bills that impact legal training, start a legal defense program and increase counsel for deported veterans. These proposals add up to more than $26 million.

Here’s more from the Los Angeles Times:

The one-time cash infusion would boost the state government’s financial help to those in the country illegally to $33 million. Immigrant rights groups and lawyers hailed the increased funding in Brown’s revised state budget, calling it a signal that the state is committed to protecting families from what could happen under President Trump…

“We urge the Legislature to deepen its investment in programs,” said Ronald Coleman, government affairs director for the California Immigrant Policy Center. “It is going to be key given that California can be ground zero for the devastation that we would face from Donald Trump’s deportation policies.”

How much are California taxpayers willing to put up with?

 

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