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.