Brown Signs Bill Making California A Sanctuary StateStarting Jan. 1, police will be barred from asking people about their immigration status. Oregon is the only state that has declared itself a sanctuary.
LA Sues Feds For Requiring Immigration Enforcement In Exchange For FundingThe lawsuit alleges the Justice Department is giving bonus points to jurisdictions who agree to focus efforts on illegal immigration.
Calif. Legislature Approves Sanctuary State Bill; LA Sheriff Gives His ApprovalIt limits how local and state police can interact with federal immigration agents.
Judge: Sessions Can't Deny Grant Money To Sanctuary CitiesThe judge ruled the Justice Department could not withhold grant money for cities who refuse to impose tough immigration policies.
Report: California AG Considering Suit Against Trump Administration Over 'Sanctuary Cities' ThreatThe California Attorney General is considering suing the Trump administration after the Department of Justice took steps Thursday to pull funds from so-called "sanctuary cities," according to The Sacramento Bee.
Feds Threaten To Pull Funding For Sacramento, Other US 'Sanctuary Cities'; LA Not TargetedThe Justice Department is forcing nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration law to continue receiving coveted law enforcement grant money.
Trump Justice Department Threatens To Cut Funding To Sanctuary CitiesAttorney General Jeff Sessions says he is "urging states and local jurisdictions to comply with" federal immigration laws.
Debate Over Sanctuary Cities Hits Home With Man Whose Son Was MurderedIn 2008, Jamil Shaw Jr. A star football player, and a good student who stayed out of trouble, was shot and killed by 18th St. Gang member Pedro Espinoza, who was in the country illegally.
Immigration Activists Protest Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Proposed Crackdown On 'Sanctuary Cities'As Senator Dianne Feinstein addressed a town hall meeting in Santa Monica on Wednesday, a group of protesters took issue with her proposal to make 'sanctuary cities' such as Los Angeles comply with federal immigration law.
Some 'Sanctuary Cities' Don't Enforce Federal Immigration Policies For Fear Of LawsuitsThe term "sanctuary city" has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.
Anti-Illegal Immigration Bills Die In CommitteeA state legislative committee has rejected a Republican lawmaker's bills targeting illegal immigration in California.
San Bernardino County Assemblyman Promotes Immigration BillA California lawmaker and tea party member has introduced an anti-illegal immigration bill loosely modeled on the one that drew attention to Arizona last year.