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Court Upholds California DNA Swabs Of Arrestees

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday said a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a similar law in Maryland applies to California.

03/20/2014

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LA To Withdraw From Program Sharing Arrestees’ Fingerprints With Homeland Security

The Los Angeles City Council has voted 11-1 to support state efforts to withdraw from a Homeland Security program that requires fingerprints of arrestees to be shared with immigration agents.

06/07/2011

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Bill Allowing Communities To Opt Out Of Immigration Check Moves Forward

A bill to let California communities opt out of a federal government program that checks the immigration status of arrestees has been approved by the Assembly’s public safety committee.

04/26/2011

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