GMC Affiliate Kevin R. Johnson recently published an article in the UC Davis Law Review titled, "Proposition 187 and Its Political Aftermath: Lessons for U.S. Immigration Politics After Trump". The article outlines the evolution of immigration politics in California, specifically noting that the passing but failed implementation of 1994's Proposition 187 as having a significant impact on Latinx political participation and therefore the immigration politics of the state. Lessons from the legacy of Prop. 187 can be then used to predict about the impact of the Trump administration's new, harsher immigration policies.
Read the full article here.