California Dems push bill allowing non-citizens to hold party leadership roles

FOX:

California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions.

While current state law limits the ability of noncitizens to participate in party politics, the new bill (SB288) would let them serve as state convention delegates and county committee leaders with the Democratic Party, allowing them to be involved in the party platform and other issues.

California state Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat from San Francisco who was one of the lawmakers behind SB288, did not return Fox News’ request for comment but speaking to reporters last Friday said that the new bill was meant both as a way for noncitizens to have a say in the policies of the California Democratic Party — and as a rebuke of the Trump administration’s hardline immigration stance.

“We need to continue to send a very, very loud message that we are … going to embrace and uplift and support all American immigrant neighbors,” Wiener said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. He added that the current White House has caused a great amount of “fear and anxiety” among many immigrants.

The bill would only be applicable to leadership and delegate positions within the Democratic Party, and would not apply to the California Republican Party. read more

11 Comments on California Dems push bill allowing non-citizens to hold party leadership roles

  1. Instead of having a question regarding citizenship, why not put in instructions that under penalty of law I swear I am an American citizen.

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  2. They already run everything behind the scenes. Newsome, Becerra and before him kamala are just mouth pieces for lawyers for illegals and outfits like la raza and blm. Where do you think all these crazy laws favoring illegals is coming from?

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  3. “The bill would only be applicable to leadership and delegate positions within the Democratic Party, and would not apply to the California Republican Party.”

    Republican “Immigrants” Need not Apply,see how that works?
    Should this pass.

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  4. I thought they already did? Well, maybe not non-CITIZENS but certainly non-AMERICANS. Exhibit A: This proposed bill

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  5. As usual, democrats have no foresight concerning what they’ll do when non-citizens control their party…..
    On second thought, have at it; they couldn’t do any worse.

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