An Inland Empire immigrants advocacy group is praising a California federal judge 's ruling that puts President's Trump's cancellation of DACA on hold, at least temporarily. More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.
Report from KVCR's Ken Vincent. Source: Inland Coalition For Immigrant Justice
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.
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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The R.E.A.L. Coalition (Regional Economic Association Leaders) is an association of some of California’s business and economic development entities, representing 20 member organizations and up to 15,000 employers who claim to collectively provide nearly four million California jobs. The business community represented by R.E.A.L. has expressed grave concern about the negative consequences of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). They say they risk losing hard-working, dedicated employees and will be impacted by related financial impacts.
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.
Following the lead of New York and 14 other states, California is taking the Trump Administration to court for phasing out the DACA program. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the filing yesterday (Monday). Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
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.