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California Limits Police Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 4—the TRUST Act—on October 5, 2013. The law limits the discretion of law enforcement officers statewide to detain undocumented immigrants for potential deportation, with the exception of those convicted of certain crimes. Read coverage from the Sacramento Bee or the text of the bill at leginfo.ca.gov.

 

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