SoCal Cities Move Against Arizona Over Immigration Law
Two Southern California cities this week voted to oppose Arizona's controversial law that would allow police to ask people they stop for proof of legal residence in the United States.
The West Hollywood City Council voted uninamously to implement an official city boycott of Arizona good and services, including travel to the state, according to Fox 11 News. The San Diego City Council voted 7-1 to urge Arizona lawmakers to repeal the law, according to Associated Press. Added: The Santa Ana City Council on Monday also voted to officially oppose the Arizona legislation.
San Diego Councilman Todd Gloria called the immigration legislation "fundamentally un-American."
San Francisco was one of the first California cities to call for a boycott against Arizona, with Mayor Gavin Newsom suspending travel to the desert state. The Los Angeles City Council was expected to take up its own proposed boycott this week.
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