PRESS STATEMENT: Immigration Detention (CA-SB29)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017 Contact: media@dreamteamla.org Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Support for SB 29 (Lara) – Immigration Detention Dear Governor Brown: DREAM Team Los Angeles is pleased to strongly support SB 29 (Lara), which will place crucial limits on the expansion of private immigration detention facilities and will improve transparency in immigration detention centers. Private, for-profit immigr...
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DACA – FAQs

What is DACA? DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a temporary program that allows undocumented youth the opportunity to apply for a 2-year renewable work authorization card and provide relief from deportation for that period. Over a million young people applied and about 800,000 were accepted. It does not provide a pathway to citizenship, only a temporary work permit, and it does not prevent deporation. It is an Obama-era policy brought about by the activism of undocumented youth i...
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Call California Senators for SB 54 and SB 6

Two California bills would protect the immigrant community. We urge your support! SB 54 would prohibit local police forces from helping federal authorities deport people who are in the U.S. illegally. “(The) worst thing we want to do is in fact have police officers leave their beats, leave the communities that they are sworn to protect and serve to go on and assist ICE federal agents -- to set up a perimeter around an elementary school to wait for mothers to pick up their children,” De Le...
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