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David Valadao
Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issues
Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issues

Times change. Attitudes soften. People get to know each other and chill. Twenty-one years ago, California voters decided overwhelmingly — 59% of them — to deny public services for immigrants who came here illegally. That included refusing to educate kids. Courts tossed out most of Proposition 187. But they couldn't throw out the sentiment behind it. Fast-forward to a dramatic reversal in opinion. In a new statewide poll released Wednesday night, the Public Policy Institute of California reported that the vast majority of voters now favor providing a pathway to citizenship for immigrants here illegally. They'd need to meet certain conditions, including paying...

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