Simpson (GOP)-Mazzoli (Dem) was a bipartisan immigration compromise (including amnesty for those residing in the county for over four years) signed into law by Ronald Reagan.

Before Simpson-Mazzoli:
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After Simpson-Mazzoli:
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Any questions?

The funny part:
“But Sergio Bendixen said that Hispanics tend to be conservative on social issues, and that could offer an opening for Republicans.”

Washington Post, 1988

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