Late on Monday evening, the City of Los Alamitos passed a resolution (4-1) declaring themselves exempt from SB 54, the California Values Act, after almost 5 hours of public testimony. SB 54 allows local police to contact ICE prior to the release of a felon or violent criminal but does not require them to do so. Law Enforcement agencies cannot be mandated to do federal immigration work at city expense and in the process erode public trust in their police. The lone dissenting vote against the Los ...Read More
Governor Brown, sign the California Values Act!
Governor Brown, SB54 is sitting on your desk awaiting your signature, the California Values Act will protect state residents from overzealous, and often illegal activities of immigration enforcement officers who terrorize our communities and separate families. Our position is that no city, county, or state agency should ever be a part of a federal deportation proceeding. Do the right things, Governor Brown, sign the California Values Act. https://youtu.be/qMKvbpPqcdgRead More
Purging the DACA Database
DREAM Team Los Angeles is one of scores of immigrant and human rights organizations who are demanding the purge of the DACA database. The purpose of the purge is so no other government agency, notably the Department of Justice, can use the information contained to target undocumented DACA recipients, their families, or their employers. Raising the Alarm: The DACA Database is a Registry of Undocumented Immigrants 9/14/2017 The DACA database is a registry of the names and addresses of...Read More