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
PRESS STATEMENT: Immigration Detention (CA-SB29)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.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...Read More