PRESS STATEMENT: Anti-SB54 Resolutions Erode Immigrant Community Trust in Police

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2018 Contact: media@dreamteamla.org Anti-SB54 Resolutions Erode Immigrant Community Trust in Police With regards to the announcement by Hermandad Mexicana for the immigrant community not to cooperate with police [The Orange County Register] in response to several Orange County cities passing resolutions to opt out of CA SB54 (A bill which limits, but does not prohibit, police cooperation with ICE), DREAM Team LA's position is that we will not be drawn into...
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“Beautiful Dreamer” Indeed

by Kevin Solis As a medical professional needing consultation you turn to Grey’s Anatomy. You know, the legendary medical manual, not the popular ABC series. No, no one needing medical advice should turn to that Grey’s Anatomy. We watch because it is a perpetual coming of age story of surgical interns and doctors often in each other’s beds with a smattering of medical terminology to make it seem credible. By the same token, people needing immigration advice shouldn’t turn to the episode “Beau...
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Los Alamitos Votes to Attack Immigrants

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 ...
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