Take that Trump! California will be 'Sanctuary State'
Take that Trump! California will be 'Sanctuary State'
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17 September, 2017, 00:39
Senate Bill 54 will place limitations on how state and local law enforcement officials can communicate and coordinate with federal immigration authorities. Jerry Brown, who announced his support after the top state Senate leader agreed to water down the bill and preserve authority for jail and prison officials to cooperate with immigration officers in many cases. The bill also prohibits police and sheriff officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status.
But the bill's passage comes as a second blow to the Trump administration's hard-line policy on illegal immigration in as many days.
The legislation is the latest effort by Democratic lawmakers in California to create barriers for President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to step up deportation efforts.
"It's a purposeful positioning", said political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a senior fellow at the University of Southern California.
The bill also prevents local and state law enforcement from detaining someone over an immigration hold request.
If the bill clears the next two hurdles - approval by the State Senate and a signature from Gov.
The bill that is headed to Brown's desk allows communication with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding anyone who has committed any of the 800 crimes listed in the California Trust Law, which includes some misdemeanors and non-violent crimes. The compromise helped shift the Police Chiefs Association's stance to "neutral". The bill would take effect January 1.
California's three investor-owned utilities, Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric, said the bill does not protect customers from the cost of switching from fossil fuels. "At a time when police data indicates that domestic violence and sexual assault reporting is plummeting among Latinos, California has a moral obligation to ensure law enforcement agents treat everyone fairly, no matter their background, what they look like, or where they are born". Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, and Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco. Republican Senator Jim Nielsen of Gerber said, "I think it's ironic to have the state of California or the agency heads of California, willfully advocating the violation of federal law".
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