California has often played a special role in helping to shape the nation's immigration policy. That's also the case when it comes to refugees.
"California has had a distinct impact on refugee policy," said Kevin Johnson, Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies at UC Davis. "California, because it receives so many immigrants and refugees has been a big player and a big leader when it comes to immigration."
A Martínez spoke with Kevin Johnson of UC Davis. To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.