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L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

Lee Baca backs off federal immigration program

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca says he will no longer hand over illegal immigrants arrested for low-level crimes to federal officials.


LA police chief proposes limited immigration holds

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles police chief said Thursday he wants to stop honoring federal immigration detention requests in cases involving low-level crimes. To regain public trust, Chief Charlie Beck proposed no longer […]


Immigration bill divides California sheriffs

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – California sheriffs are divided over a bill aimed at protecting certain illegal immigrants from deportation, with some saying that if Gov. Jerry Brown signs the measure they’ll be forced to […]



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