Recent reports on the use of force by California law enforcement officers reveal a rise in the number of deadly civilian encounters with police.
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.
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.
Education Secretary Betsy Devos said this week that schools can call ICE on students.
JeanCarlo Jimenez is one of 179 immigrants to die in U.S. custody since 2003. The missteps and errors of ICE and its contractors have led to concerns about the safety of immigrant detainees.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the indefinite detention of immigrants, a decision that will impact thousands, from lawful permanent residents to asylum seekers and torture victims.
Here are the biggest immigration stories this week that you might have missed.
This is what happened this week in immigration.
Capital & Main’s weekly rundown of the nation’s top immigration news.
L.A. County deputies shot and killed Anthony Weber during a foot chase on Feb 4, 2018. They said they spotted a handgun tucked into his pants, but investigators never recovered a weapon.
Here are the immigration stories you might have missed this week.
Perhaps no year in living memory presented greater challenges and opportunities to the press than 2017, and Capital & Main was no exception. In response to the Trump presidency, we expanded our coverage well beyond California, while continuing to investigate the fault lines that undergird the nation’s most populous state. We also deepened our reporting on immigration, hate and white nationalism and climate change – issues that will define the Trump era. And we began a long-term commitment to examining business and social responsibility.
Here are 10 series and stories from 2017 that offer a window into how Capital & Main made sense of an extraordinary year in the history of our nation and state.
Today Capital & Main publishes an investigative series on the failure of Sacramento and two state agencies to safeguard the public from the hazards of lead.
A severely disabled boy and his caregiver face an uncertain future with the passage of the American Health Care Act.
For decades white nationalists were a fringe element in American politics. But now anti-immigrant extremists with ties to white supremacists hold key positions at the highest level of government.
Co-published by Newsweek
The Adelanto Detention Facility, operated by a private, for-profit prison company for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is California’s largest immigrant detention center. Recently two detainees died within weeks of each other there.
A video by Marco Amador capturing the optimism of Californians in a time of uncertainty.
A video account by a Bakersfield Sikh who was seemingly targeted for his skin color and turban.