Bill That Would Let Undocumented Immigrants Practice Law Passes California Legislature

Sergio Garcia’s fight to obtain a California law license despite his undocumented immigrant status has reached the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown through Assembly Bill 1024, which passed the state Legislature last week. But even the governor’s signature will not mean the end of Garcia’s battle.

The bill, introduced by Assembly member Lorena Gonzales (D-San Diego) would let the state Supreme Court license lawyers even if they are undocumented.

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