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Statewide Call-In Special -- Proposition 187: 25 Years Later

The debate over illegal immigration in California reached a boiling point 25 years ago. The clash was crystalized in the battle over Proposition 187, a ballot measure that sought to bar the state’s undocumented population from accessing public benefits, among other things. Billions in taxpayer money, proponents argued, would be saved by 187. Opponents called it “anti-immigrant.”