Monday, May 23, 2016

Truth Act Would Limit Police-Deportation Cooperation

Immigrant rights activists scored a victory Monday with an Assembly vote on the “Truth Act.” Assembly Bill 2792 aims at regulating the way local police and sheriff’s departments cooperate with immigration officials on deportation programs. Supporters say the bill closes a loophole in a California law and would help stem the tide of mass deportations. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.