In 2000 Berman along with then US Senator from Oregon Gordon Smith proposed an amnesty which would have granted legal status to hundreds of thousands of undocumented farm laborers. 5% Latino population. Berman.
The district numbered as the 26th District from 1983 to 2003 included about half of the San Fernando Valley. S. Howard Lawrence Berman (born April 15 1941) is a former U.