“Because we punch above our weight:” Gov. Newsom says California deserves bigger say in U.S. immigration policy

California Gov.  Gavin Newsom says he intends to help steer U.S. immigration policy just as former Gov. Jerry Brown influenced climate change policy—because California’s size, robust economy, diversity and political clout allow the state to “punch above our weight.” He added, “The one area that California should do more is on immigration policy.”