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State immigration bills threaten employers with closure




Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)(R), speaks while flanked by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)(2nd-R), Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT)(2nd-L) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)(L) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on April 22, 2013 in Washington, DC.The committee is hearing testimony on border security, economic opportunities and the Immigration Modernization Act.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)(R), speaks while flanked by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)(2nd-R), Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT)(2nd-L) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)(L) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on April 22, 2013 in Washington, DC.The committee is hearing testimony on border security, economic opportunities and the Immigration Modernization Act.
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Congress is continuing its debate over immigration reform, but here in California, lawmakers are working to create legislation aimed at helping immigrants. Two of those bill threaten to shut down companies when employers intimidate immigrant workers.

The California Report's Central Valley Bureau Chief Sasha Khokha explains.