What Will 11.2 Million Legalizations Do?

Assessing the Impact of the New Immigration Bill on Los Angeles and the Nation

Exactly seven years ago, on May 1, 2006, millions of people in cities across America took to the streets to protest against harsh proposed changes in immigration policy. Today, a very different sort of legislation is on the table—an immigration reform bill that will change the legal status of millions of people already in the U.S. and possibly bring in many more millions of people from all economic strata, all over the world.  At a Zócalo/Azteca America Event presented in partnership with the California Community Foundation at the California Endowment, …