CA Latino Caucus Statement on Trump Memo to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants During Redistricting
SACRAMENTO – On behalf of the entire California Latino Legislative Caucus, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Caucus Chair, made the following statement today on the Trump administration’s memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce to exclude undocumented immigrants when determining congressional representation following the 2020 Census:
“We fully expect the State of California not to comply with the memorandum announced today. There is no valid reason to differentiate between resident and non-resident data to Trump’s commerce secretary. We have told immigrants their status will not be used against them, and that includes being used against them to deprive them of representation,” Assemblywoman Gonzalez said.