Many, many Californians are desperate for this bill to pass. They hope to hire 2,000 to 3,000 officers solely for the purpose of immigration violations.

Facts About The California Border Police Initiative:

*The California Border Police will be a state police force (like the CHP) established in the state constitution and under the authority of the Governor.

*California Border Police officers will be authorized to patrol the border and enforce all federal immigration laws statewide, including laws against employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants.

*The California Border Police Initiative will save state taxpayers at least $10 for every one dollar it costs.

*The California Border Police will be sworn and trained police officers, not volunteers.

Petitions are available for those of you who live in California. The web address is: