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Safety Net for All Coalition Urges the Inclusion of Unemployment Benefits for Excluded Immigrant Workers in the California State Budget

SACRAMENTO – In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May Revision to the proposed 2022-2023 state budget announced today, the Safety Net for All Coalition—made up of over 150 immigrant and […]

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Building a California for All: Introducing CIPC’s 2022 Priorities

As we reflect on 2022 thus far, the need to address and combat California’s ever-widening racial and economic inequalities become even more salient. We are entering the third year of […]

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CIPC applauds Gov. Brown’s signing of laws to support immigrant vendors and small business owners

Sacramento, CA — In response to Governor Brown’s signing of SB 946 (Lara), the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act, today, and AB 2184 (Chiu), the Immigrant Business Inclusion Act, late Friday, […]

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Major victory for CA as judge throws out Trump admin’s suit against SB 54 (“Sanctuary” law), AB 103, and one section of AB 450

Sacramento, CA – This afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge John Mendez, a George W. Bush appointee, issued a new ruling which deals yet another significant defeat to the Trump administration. […]

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In defeat for Trump, judge rejects feds’ request to halt SB 54, “Sanctuary State” law, and AB 103

With some worker protections in AB 450 suspended, community groups call on employers to keep workplaces safe; Community leaders; legal experts available for interviews Today, U.S. District Court Judge John […]

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ICYMI: Key cities, counties, states back CA Values Act in flurry of court filings

Broad support for CA Values in stark contrast to acts of racism at certain city council meetings 2018.5.23 – As a new blog post from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s […]

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CIPC applauds CA Supreme Court’s decision to support gig economy workers on May Day

In response to yesterday’s groundbreaking California Supreme Court’s decision to support gig economy workers, Almas Sayeed, CIPC’s Deputy Director of Programs, issued the following statement: On this historic May Day, […]