Monday, October 7, 2013

Governor Signs Trust Act, Mixed Action on Other Immigrant Legislation

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a measure limiting local police cooperation with the Federal “Secure Communities” deportation program, a year after Brown’s veto of an earlier version of the bill. Advocates are hailing the signature as an important move, and they hope it will help change the debate on immigration issues in other states and in the halls of Congress. Christopher Martinez reports.