California Demands Information About Immigration Raids
By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News Service, Feb. 28, 2017
California lawmakers on Monday demanded more information from federal immigration officials about a series of February deportation raids that fueled “confusion and fear” in the Golden State, home to an estimated 10 million immigrants.
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon say they’ve received little information from Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding deportation actions in California between Feb. 1 and Feb. 20.
The FOIA from the legislative leaders, who represent parts of Los Angeles County, seeks clarification about ICE policies on deportation activities near California schools, hospitals, courts and churches.
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