“I’ve been focused on several important issues. One is immigration. The debate around its reform has been distorted. I think the American public is way ahead of the politicians on immigration.”
The son of immigrants from Mexico, Congressman Xavier Becerra was born in Sacramento, California. Since 1992, he has served the people of Los Angeles in the US House of Representatives. As the highest-ranking Latino in Congress, he has used his position to promote better health care, immigration reform, and taxpayer rights.