California Becoming a Sanctuary State (Senate Bill 54)

John and Ken discuss the hysteria over ICE, and all the volatile headlines to paint a false narrative about these immigration raids. Then they interview California State Sen. Joel Anderson about California’s “sanctuary state bill,” officially known as Senate Bill 54 – proposed by California State Sen., Kevin de León. At this time the bill has not passed or been signed by Governor Moonbeam.

Here is how USA TODAY explains the meat of the bill:

…The current version of the bill would kick ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protectionout of local jails and restrict their access to some state databases. It also would ban state agencies from asking and collecting anyone’s immigration status.

Police departments and sheriffs’ offices still would work with ICE and Customs and Border Protection on multi-agency task forces, which sometimes result in deportations. Federal immigration authorities still would have access to fingerprint data from everyone booked into a local jail…

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