Sanctuary Law

Attorney General William Barr arrives to a press conference at the Department of Justice along with DOJ officials on February 10, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Doug Sovern
February 11, 2020 - 10:30 am
Attorney General William Barr announced lawsuits against California, New Jersey and King County, Washington over immigration and sanctuary policies there that protect undocumented immigrants.
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Santa Clara County supervisors voted to explore revising the sanctuary police that prevents local law enforcement from sharing information about detained undocumented immigrants with federal immigration officials.
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Mike Colgan
April 09, 2019 - 2:34 pm
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is considering making changes to its sanctuary policy after an undocumented immigrant was arrested in connection with the murder of a San Jose woman.
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A judge on July 5 rejected an argument by the Trump administration to block two California sanctuary laws, but struck down part of a third.
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July 05, 2018 - 12:29 pm
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by the Trump administration to block two California laws that protect immigrants in the country illegally, but put key parts of a third sanctuary law on hold.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Photo credit: Bob Butler/KCBS Radio)
May 18, 2018 - 3:35 pm
Schaaf is punching back following a renewed call by President Trump for her investigation. KCBS Radio's Keith Menconi reports she's accusing federal immigration enforcement of being based on a racist agenda...
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents (Photo credit: Philip A. Dwyer/Bellingham Herald/MCT/Sipa USA)
Scott Lettieri
March 30, 2018 - 2:20 pm
There are concerns of Contra Costa County Sheriff is tipping off ICE when immigrant detainees are released. It's a new policy that seems to defy the state's new sanctuary policy. KCBS Radio's Scott Lettieri reports.
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