The protests show that immigration reform supporters are prepared to continue the battle until the House leadership puts the immigration bill up for a vote.
"While Washington waffles on immigration, California's forging ahead," Brown said in announcing the signings. "I'm not waiting."
Undeterred by the government shutdown, immigration reform activists took to Capitol Hill today, telling lawmakers to get to the business of the people.
Americans got their first chance Tuesday to shop for health insurance using the online marketplaces that are at the heart of President Obama's health care overhaul.