Loretta Sanchez

Orange County's new 'homegrown' congressman plans to bring an immigrant's perspective to Washington

Orange County's new 'homegrown' congressman plans to bring an immigrant's perspective to Washington

There’s the Lou Correa who many voters have met on the campaign trail: the self-described “homegrown” candidate who’s an affable but unapologetic, middle-of-the-road Democrat.

But there’s another Correa that few have ever heard of: a man who lived much of his early life in Mexico, learned English as a second language and says his life story was largely written on some of the toughest streets in Orange County.

That’s the version Correa says he’ll carry with him as he’s sworn in next month as

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