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City of Los Alamitos Agrees to Abide by CA Values Act

LOS ALAMITOS — The Los Alamitos City Council tonight voted to repeal its ordinance that claimed the city is exempt from the California Values Act, also known as the “sanctuary state” law and SB54. The California Values Act, which went into effect on January 1, 2018, limits local law enforcement’s

May 11, 2020 Immigrants' Rights

ACLU Sues O.C. Sheriff Over Jail Conditions During Pandemic

SANTA ANA — A class action lawsuit was filed against the Orange County sheriff today by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California, the national ACLU Foundation, and the law firm Covington & Burling LLP. The suit seeks to force sheriff Don Barnes and the county to take urge

April 30, 2020 Jails Project