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Sanctuary State Law In California

The state of California recently passed a measure called the California Values Act, also known as the Sanctuary State law,” which will have major effects on immigration in the State of California. The following article covers the recently signed legislation including what the law does and how it will impact immigration. What is the California Values…

Is ICE Targeting Cambodian Immigrants in Los Angeles?

On November 3rd, 2017, the Los Angeles Times filed a disturbing report regarding recent ICE raids occurring throughout the state of California, including in Los Angeles County. According to the reporting, there is strong evidence that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), under President Donald Trump, is stepping up raids against certain immigrant communities. Specifically, immigrants…

Is ICE Targeting ‘Sanctuary Cities’ for Enforcement?

On September 29th, 2017, Mercury News reported that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently arrested at least 498 people in a four-day national immigration sweep. This is a sudden and very concerning increase in immigration enforcement action. Once again, it is another highly public action taken by the agency in an effort to intimidate…
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