Santa Clara County enacted its sanctuary policy in reaction to a federal immigration crackdown that resulted in unprecedented numbers of deportations…
Last week, 200+ diverse community members, faith leaders, law enforcement and other public officials gathered at Shalom Iglesia for our Beloved Community Dialogue on SB 1421–Right to Know, the new state law we won last year for police transparency.
Autoridades en la Bahía se reunieron con miembros de la comunidad en un foro para discutir una nueva ley de transparencia policial la que podría ayudar a recuperar la confianza entre la comunidad y los uniformados.
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South Bay law enforcement officers met with community members Tuesday to discuss a relatively-new California law that gives the public access to police records in an effort to increase transparency. Ian Cull reports.
Miembros de la comunidad y autoridades de departamentos de policía de varias ciudades de la Bahía participarán en un evento con el objetivo de compartir inquietudes e información sobre la ley de transparencia que obliga a agencias del orden en California a entregar al público registros y videos de cámaras corporales en incidentes.
It’s only been a few days since an Omni Air flight carrying 36 deportees, rounded up and detained by ICE earlier this year, landed in Cambodia. But already, immigrant communities in the Bay Area and across California are bracing themselves for more.
As the year comes to an end and the dozens of new deportees get acclimated to a country many of them had never set foot in, organizers are doubling down on their warnings to local Cambodian immigrants living in the country illegally, urging them to get documents in order, call family members and legal hotlines, and start setting money aside.
MORGAN HILL — Officials at an under-the-radar ICE facility in Morgan Hill have allegedly prevented attorneys from meeting with immigrants brought to the building.
Detainees brought here three times in recent weeks have been held in vans for extended periods, which attorney Luis Angel Reyes Savalza said is inhumane.
"They held immigrants here for prolonged periods of time," said Reyes Savalza. "They held them in vans from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and when attorneys showed up to represent these individuals — which is a constitutional right that every individual has in this country — they were denied access to attorneys."