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Orange County supervisors challenge state sanctuary law
The board voted 3: 0 to join a lawsuit against the Federal, California, the sanctuary of the laws; Trace Gallagher reports from Los Angeles.
Officials in Orange County, California County voted Tuesday to join a lawsuit from the Trump administration’s fight against state “sanctuary city” laws, hours after the county sheriff’s department announced its own ways of pushing back against the laws for the protection of illegal immigrants.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to join the U.S. Department of justice lawsuit, which argues that the last three California laws that intentionally Federal immigration policy.
One of the laws, the bars, the police, in many cases, from turning on suspicion that Federal immigration agents for deportation.
“This legislation prevents law enforcement authorities from the removal of criminals from our community and is a danger to public safety,” Supervisor Shawn Nelson said before the vote.
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The district moved at the beginning of this week to improve communication with Federal immigration agents, the publication of the release dates of detainees in online. The sheriff’s department to inmates in the County to help prisons, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to identify the subject of the deportation, but had to stop after the state law passed.
CALIFORNIA SHERIFF ‘ S OFFICE TO PUBLISH THE OCCUPANTS OF RELEASE IN THE PUSHBACK AGAINST THE STATE ‘SANCTUARY’ LAW
“State law is state law. It is my job to enforce state law and I’m going to do. We want to ensure that every jurisdiction, including Orange County, understands what state law requires of the people and the sub-divisions of the state of California,” the state’s attorney general), Xavier Becerra said at a press conference. When asked whether this meant that an arrest or lawsuit against the sheriff, Becerra responded, “I think I answered that.”
The Orange County Register reported that the sheriff ‘ s publishing department a “Who is in prison”, online database, including the date and time of the prisoner release, to help, cooperate with other law enforcement agencies including the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
“SB 54 makes the local police, the task is more difficult and requires could allow bureaucratic processes, dangerous people fall through the cracks of our justice system,” Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said.
“SB 54 makes the local police, the task is more difficult and requires could allow bureaucratic processes, dangerous people fall through the cracks of our justice system,” Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said. “My Department is, however, hard to continue to cooperate fully with the Federal authorities in all areas to remove in which I at the discretion of criminals from our community.”
Annie Lai, co-Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at UC Irvine, found that the SB 45 allows authorities to notify Federal authorities that the deadline for release of illegal immigrants convicted of serious criminal offenses. “This change in policy is, in fact, the influence of, a serious criminal history under SB 54,” she said.
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Earlier this month, another California city, Los Alamitos, adopted, to adopt a regulation, from the sanctuary of the town law, the members of the Council say, conflicts with the Federal law.
Board members say that the state law “in direct conflict with the Federal laws and the Constitution”, and goes against the oath you took for office.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw and The Associated Press contributed to this report.