California Appoints Illegal Alien to Office

Lizbeth Mateo is the first illegal alien to be appointed in a state office, thanks to California’s Senate President Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles).

De León placed Mateo on the California Student Opportunity and Access Program Project Grant Advisory Committee.

According to the Sacramento Bee, Mateo is a “DREAMER,” migrating to the US from Mexico illegally at 14yrs-old with her parents. She is now an attorney.

Her life’s mission now is to make sure illegal aliens are adequately represented in state government, and she sees this appointment on the committee as a step towards stopping this “injustice.”


“While undocumented students have become more visible in our state, they remain underrepresented in places where decisions that affect them are being made,” Mateo said.

De León said Mateo is “a courageous, determined and intelligent young woman who at great personal risk has dedicated herself to fight for those seeking their rightful place in this country,” Fox News quoted.

The state senator is running for U.S. Senate against Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the incumbent.

Via Breitbart: In a Facebook post in 2016, apparently celebrating her graduation from Santa Clara University School of Law, Mateo declared, in Spanish: “[E]verything is dedicated to Oaxaca, Mexico!! to that land that I miss so much.”

While she is the first illegal alien to hold a state office, she is not the first elevated to public office in California. In 2015, the city council of Huntington Park, California, appointed two illegal aliens to city commissions, sparking a public backlash.

De León and other state officials are stoking an ongoing confrontation with the federal government over federal immigration laws.


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