Wednesday, April 9, 2014

California Is Sending Far Fewer Immigrants to Feds Under New State Law

Read and listen to this AP/KQED story about how the California Trust Act, which went into effect on January 1, 2014, already has had positive impacts in dramatically reducing the numbers of low level criminal offenders turned over to federal immigration authorities.  The result will be a reduction of the number of low level criminal offendeds removed from the United States as a result of the Secure Communities program.  Will other states follow California's lead?

KJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2014/04/california-is-sending-far-fewer-immigrants-to-feds-under-new-state-law.html

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