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Governor Newsom Signs Youth Justice Act

(Los Angeles, CA)Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2629 – The Youth Justice Act – a bill that will greatly improve juveniles’ chances to fully reintegrate into society and become success adults after their time in the juvenile justice system.

Assembly Member Santiago Responds to the Elimination of Trump-era ‘Public Charge’ Rule

(Los Angeles, CA) Following the federal Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) issuance of a final rule that restores the historical understanding of a ‘public charge’ that had been in place for decades prior to Trump’s 2019 expansion, Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), who represents various Latinx and Korean immigrant communities, release

Governor Newsom Signs AB 257 and Assembly Member Santiago Responds

(Los Angeles, CA) – Following Governor Newsom’s signing of AB 257, the FAST Recovery Act, which creates a Fast Food Sector Counsel to create fair wages and safety standards to protect fast food employees, Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) who is also a co- author of AB 257 released the following statement: