187: The Rise of the Latino Vote | Clip | Chapter 5: Prop 187’s Legacy
The campaign against Prop 187 inspired many Latinos to political careers. It also shaped modern-day Democratic California. However, Prop 187 also kickstarted copycat anti-immigrant laws across the nation. It even made its way to congressional debates and policies. The landscape seen in 1990s California is now mirrored on a national scale with the Trump administration.