Co-published by International Business Times
Immigrant rights groups say arguments against SB 54 prove their point—that the state must limit ICE’s reach because it routinely wreaks havoc in communities by sweeping up residents with U.S. citizen children and other long-standing ties to the United States who haven’t committed crimes.
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Some California cities are rethinking their law-enforcement relationships with ICE, but others are likely to continue their joint operations with the agency because of the additional personnel, intelligence-gathering capacity and cash that it brings to crime fighting.
Last Friday, the Sheriff of Sacramento County, Scott Jones, announced that he would host a community forum with Thomas Homan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
California considers a bill that would bar county sheriffs from contracting with ICE to house immigration detainees in county jails.
BY ROBIN UREVICH