Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
"187 was a protest, the loudest, clearest taxpayer protest since the Boston Tea Party. 187 was, I think, remarkable. And it was scuttled by the courts... but hell, 187 would pass today, I think perhaps by a greater margin."
"Working for Arnold, A Conversation with Schwarzenegger Co-chairman Pete Wilson, " National Review Online, Aug. 19, 2003
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Involvement and Affiliations:
Co-chairman, Arnold Schwarzenegger's gubernatorial campaign, 2003
Former Governor of California, 1991 - 1999
Ran for President of the United States, 1996
U.S. Senator (R-CA), 1983 - 1991
City Mayor, San Diego, California, 1971 - 1983
California State Assemblyman, 1967 - 1971
Private Attorney, 1964 - 1967
Staff, Presidential Campaign of Barry Goldwater, 1964
Criminal Defense Attorney, 1963 - 1964
Staff, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Richard M. Nixon, 1962 - 1963
Officer, Infantry Platoon Commander, U.S. Marines, 1956 - 1959
Sponsor of Californian Proposition 187
Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sponsored the implementation of President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative
Named the Senate's "Watchdog of the Treasury" for each of his eight years in Washington D.C.
Signed into law "Three Strikes," (25 years to life for repeat felons), and "One Strike," (25 years to life upon the first conviction of aggravated rape or child molestation.)
Resumed the death penalty in California, after 25 years of moratorium.
JD, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, 1962
BA, English, Yale University, 1956
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