The California state Senate has begun passing bills to protect immigrants from the new immigration-related policies of the Trump Administration. The push for such measures drew some criticism from Senate Republicans. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
President Donald Trump's executive order last week to strip federal funding from sanctuary cities prompted outrage and worry from California lawmakers who represent potentially-affected communities. But a former Department of Justice immigration lawyer casts doubt on the order's power, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
Along with protests at airports in Los Angeles and San Diego, demonstrators gathered at Ontario International Airport yesterday (Sunday) to show opposition to President Trump's executive orders suspending refugees from entering the country and restricting travel from a handful of Muslim-majority countries. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's emotion was palpable after he left Los Angeles International Airport Saturday night. He'd just take part in a protests against President Trump's executive order on refugees, and he had strong words about the president in an interview with Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler.
President Trump signed executive orders yesterday (Wednesday) toughening U.S./Mexico border enforcement, beginning the planning process of building a southern border wall, and potentially blocking federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities. The California Report's John Sepulvado spoke with Jeff Schwilk, founder of San Diegans for Secure Borders Coalition. Spoiler alert: the interview gets tense and ends abruptly.
California lawmakers will deliberate legislation that would restrict state and local law enforcement authorities from assisting federal immigration agents pursuing undocumented immigrants. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.