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CA Senate approves revamped TRUTH Act to bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices

08/25/2016 / posted by Armando Carmona / Topic: Press Releases

For immediate release: August 25, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney, CIPC, 510-207-9520; Armando Carmona, NDLON, 951-966-6500   CA Senate approves revamped TRUTH Act to bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices   New version of bill upholds immigrants' right to turn down abusive deportation interviews by ICE agents in local jails   Sacramento - Today, the California State Senate approved a re-tooled version of the TRUTH Act (AB 2792) by Assemblymember Bonta. The initial vote count was 23 to 9. The bill will now return to the Assembly floor for a concurrence vote to approve the amendments. Following that vote, the bill heads to Governor Brown's desk.   The Senate's approval of...

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