Undocumented immigrant appointed to statewide post in California

FOX NEWS:

The Senate Rules Committee in California has appointed the first undocumented immigrant to a statewide post.

Lizbeth Mateo, 33, a Mexican-born attorney and immigrant rights activist who came to the U.S. with her parents at age 14, will serve on a committee that advises the California Student Aid Commission, the Sacramento Bee reported Wednesday.

Mateo will assist in developing ways to help “low-income or undeserved communities” receive information about college entry, according to the office of Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León.

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