U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan speaking at the White House.
The nation's top immigration official is vowing arrests in California neighborhoods and at work sites. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports that's in response to Governor Jerry Brown's signing of the so-called "sanctuary state" bill last week.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler
This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents around the country were rounding up and arresting people suspected of being in the country illegally. Of the nearly 500 people arrested, many were from Southern California, according to a report in local newspapers today (Friday). More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently claimed three-quarters of Americans support the DREAM Act, a bill that would offer protections to young immigrants brought to the country illegally. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked this statement by the California Democrat.
California has filed a lawsuit against President Trump's border wall. The suit filed yesterday (Wednesday) argues that plans to begin contruction in San Diego and Imperial counties could harm the state's sensitive environmental resources. KPBS reporter Jean Guerrero has the story.
California's law enforcement community is split on the "sanctuary state" bill agreement reached this week by Democratic Sente leader Kevin de Leon and Governor Jerry Brown. But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, there appears to be enough support for the deal to ensure its passage later this week.