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CIPC Statement on Gov. Newsom’s May Revision

Los Angeles (May 10, 2024) – Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom released his May Revision of the state’s 2024-25 budget that proposes delaying or eliminating funds for programs that benefit immigrant […]

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Press Statements

As President Biden Visits the Border, CIPC Condemns Border Executive Actions His Administration is Considering

Los Angeles (Feb. 29, 2024) – As President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump visit the U.S.-Mexico border for political photo-ops today, the California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) condemned […]

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CIPC Proudly Announces Immigrant Day of Action 2024: Advocacy Event to be held on April 16 at the State Capitol

Los Angeles (Feb. 21, 2024) – The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) today announced that it would hold its annual “Immigrant Day of Action 2024: Our Diversity is Our Power” […]

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Press Statements

CIPC: Senate Immigration Bill Brings Back Failed and Harmful Trump-Era Policies: Congress Should Reject This Anti-Immigrant Proposal and Support Humane Immigration Policies

Los Angeles (Feb. 6, 2024) – The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) today called on Congress to reject an immigration bill negotiated behind closed doors by a small group of […]

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Statements

Breaking Down the Governor’s Budget Proposal

Our leaders’ decisions about where to allocate resources demonstrate their values and principles. Last week, when Gov. Gavin Newsom released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2024-2025, he affirmed that […]

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CIPC Calls on State Leaders to Advance an Equitable Budget for All Californians

Sacramento (Jan. 10, 2024) – The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) applauded Gov. Gavin Newsom’s continued commitment to providing full-scope Medi-Cal coverage to all income-eligible Californians, regardless of immigration status, […]

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CIPC’s End of Legislative Session Update

Saturday, Oct. 14 was the deadline for Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign or veto bills that made it to his desk. In many ways, this marks the culmination of months, […]

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Press Statements

CIPC Statement on Gov. Newsom’s Veto of the HOME Act

Los Angeles (Sept. 22, 2023) – The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of the HOME Act (AB 1306, Carrillo), a bill […]

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CIPC Board of Directors Appoints Masih Fouladi as New Executive Director

Los Angeles (September 13, 2023) – The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) Board of Directors announced that Masih Fouladi is the organization’s new executive director. He has more than 15 years […]

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Stories

Does the 2023-2024 Budget reflect your values? Let’s take a look 

Last week, the Legislature and Governor Newsom reached their 2023-2024 budget agreement, a package of several bills detailing how California will spend $310 billion, manage a deficit, and maintain reserves for […]

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Statements

CIPC Response to the Governor’s May Revise

Last week was a very eventful week for migrant justice issues as Title 42 was lifted and replaced with an asylum ban and other failed policies. At the same time, […]

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Press Statements

CIPC Board of Directors Appoints Shiu-Ming Cheer and Whelma Cabanawan as Interim Co-Executive Directors

With Cynthia Buiza’s upcoming transition as Executive Director, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Shiu-Ming Cheer and Whelma Cabanawan as Interim Co-Executive Directors at CIPC. […]

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Statements

Building Across Movements: CIPC’s 2023 Priorities

This legislative season we continue to be reminded that as Californians, our lives are deeply interconnected with each other – we live with neighbors, thrive in communities, and love and […]

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Press Statements

The California Immigrant Policy Center Announces the Departure of Cynthia Buiza as Executive Director

“Cynthia is a rare executive director who not only can develop a bold strategic vision but also inspire staff, board, and supporters to achieve it.” – Hector Villagra, CIPC Board […]

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Safety Net for All Coalition Disappointed by Governor Newsom’s Veto of AB 2847, Commits to Continuing the Fight to Win Unemployment Benefits for Excluded Immigrant Workers

Sacramento, CA — Today, the Safety Net for All Coalition, composed of over 120 organizational members, expresses its disappointment over Governor Newsom’s veto of AB 2847 (E. Garcia), which would […]

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California to Expand State ID Eligibility to All California Residents: Over 1.6 Million Undocumented Californians Can Acquire a State ID by 2027

LOS ANGELES, CA – In a victory for immigrant families and communities across California, today the governor signed AB 1766 (CA IDs 4 ALL) into law. AB 1766 will make […]

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CIPC Applauds Biden “Public Charge” Regulation as Major Win For Immigrant Families in California

Sacramento, California — A new “public charge” regulation, published on September 9th by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), secures critical protections to facilitate immigrant families’ access to the […]

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