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Cecilia Aguiar-Curry and Eloise Reyes introduce bills declaring state open to refugees

Source: Vallejo Times-Herald

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymembers Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, D-Winters, and Eloise Reyes, D- San Bernardino, introduced two bills last week to protect, support, and welcome refugees in California, according to a news release from Aguiar-Curry’s office.

Authored by Aguiar-Curry, Assembly Bill 3133 codifies California’s commitment to resettling refugees as part of the United States Reception and Placement program, and specifically prohibits discrimination of a refugee anywhere in California on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, creed, or sexual orientation, her office said.

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