California allocated $176 million to test and clean 2,500 lead-threatened properties surrounding the closed Exide battery plant near downtown Los Angeles. To date only 335 parcels have been cleaned.
This week the high court upheld the Trump administration’s travel ban that barred nearly all travelers from five mostly Muslim countries.
Scenes from a chaotic week in the Trump administration’s border crackdown.
Gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa and state superintendent candidate Marshall Tuck are raking in donations from charter school supporters.
US immigration agents double number of workplace raids.
ICE announced that it has doubled the number of workplace raids.
ICE says it conducted 3,410 workplace raids in the past 6 months, up from 1,716 raids the same time a year ago.
The raids have created a crisis for families for families due to lost income.
“All of a sudden, everything is gone and you don’t know what’s going to happen.” – Yahel Salazar, whose husband was arrested by ICE after a slaughterhouse raid.
Agreement Between Refugee Agency and ICE Raises Concerns.
Potential sponsors of unaccompanied migrant children will now have their fingerprints and immigration status inspected by ICE.
The requirement comes from an April 13th agreement signed between ICE and the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
The agencies claim that the information is used to provide for the safety of the children.