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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during a news conference following the weekly House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol March 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. With the budget sequester now in effect, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and his party in the House are now focusing on fighting against new taxes and rolling back the federal budget. v
More than a thousand immigrants and their supporters from across California descended on the Congressional office of Kevin McCarthy in Bakersfield on Wednesday.
They called on the high-ranking Republican to pass immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented people. The California Report's LA bureau chief Steven Cuevas has more.