Press Release

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO—AB 638 (Caballero) an immigrant consumer protection bill was expected to be heard in the Senate Appropriations committee but was held by the Chair to allow more time to discuss amendments.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) released the following statement in response to recent action affecting DACA:

Monday, July 3, 2017

SALINAS—Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Young Legislators Program. The Young Legislators Program provides high school students from the 30th Assembly District with the unique opportunity to learn about California government and the legislative process, while also preparing students to become leaders in their communities. 

The Young Legislators Program runs from July 15 to August 2, 2017. By the end of the three-week summer program, students will have gained valuable communication and organizational skills along with leadership experience.  

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) presented AB 822. The bill promotes the purchase of high quality agricultural products from California by creating a state purchasing preference.

“This bill supports our local farmers, ranchers, and farmworkers who produce the healthy food that we eat. It’s good for our rural communities and good for the state,” said Caballero. “State institutions spend nearly $1 billion a year on food products. California’s economy benefits when state institutions purchase California grown products,” she added.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D–Salinas) announced the passage of AB 638 in the Assembly. AB 638 would protect immigrants from immigration fraud, stop the unauthorized practice of law, regulate immigration service providers, and add consumer protections for those that need assistance in immigration matters.

“The reality is immigration law should be handled by those who understand the law and have been trained so they can correctly file documents and adequately represent their clients,” said Caballero.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Hoy la asambleísta Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) anunció la aprobación de la propuesta de ley, AB 638 en la Asamblea. AB 638 protegería a los inmigrantes del fraude migratorio, detendría la práctica no autorizada de la ley, regularía a los proveedores de servicios de inmigración y agregaría protecciones al consumidor para aquellos que necesiten ayuda en asuntos migratorios.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D–Salinas) announced the passage of AB 638 through the Assembly Judiciary Committee. AB 638 is intended to combat immigration fraud, stop the unauthorized practice of law, regulate immigration service providers, and adds consumer protections for those that need assistance in immigration matters.

AB 638 would prohibit any person from acting as an “immigration consultant” unless the person is an attorney or an “accredited representative” authorized by federal law.