Gov. Brown signs ‘Trust Act’ prohibiting detaining undocumented for deportation in minor arrests | 89.3 KPCC

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into California law that prohibits the LAPD and other local law enforcement agencies from detaining people for deportation if they are arrested for a minor crime and otherwise eligible to be released from custody. AB4 by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, help D-San Francisco, was one of eight immigration-related measures Brown…

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown signs bill to prohibit detention of some undocumented arrestees

Gov. Jerry Brown this morning announced he has signed a bill laying down guidelines that dictate when local law enforcement must detain arrested undocumented immigrants. He also signed a measure, AB 1024 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, that will allow undocumented immigrants to be licensed as attorneys in California. In a prepared…

Officials Still Targeting Non-Violent Immigrants, Despite New Obama Guidelines | Fox News Latino

Obama administration guidelines issued in December calling for immigration detainers to be reserved for the most dangerous foreign nationals are going largely ignored, according to a new analysis of federal data. Fewer than 10 percent of detainers actually targeted people who are considered a threat to public safety and national security, contrary…