State Sen. Cannella of Ceres Drawing Attention for Moderation
A weekend conference titled “The Changing Face of America” wraps up this morning at UC Berkeley with a panel discussion called “Friends and Foes: The Politics of Immigration Reform.”
Two Republican legislators will be on the panel. One, John Kavanagh of Arizona, has gotten a lot of press for his 2011 bill to end citizenship for U.S.-born kids of illegal immigrants, referred to as “birthright citizenship.” (More recently, he grabbed headlines for a proposal to require transgender people to use the restroom that matches their birth sex, but that’s a subject for another day â€” or never.)
Some claim all Republicans think like Kavanagh. Think again.
The other Republican panelist is one of ours, state Sen. Anthony Cannella of Ceres. On immigration issues, Cannella has a dramatically different attitude from Kavanagh.
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