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L.A. County Ends Warrantless ICE Transfers

LOS ANGELES — A coalition of civil rights, human rights and labor organizations today celebrate Supervisor Hilda Solis and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ approval of a motion to end transfers of people in the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to immigration

September 1, 2020

Court Orders ICE to Test All Mesa Verde Detainees, Staff

SAN FRANCISCO — In an emergency order late yesterday, federal District Court Judge Vince Chhabria ordered the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to test all people detained and all staff at the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center for COVID-19. Chhabria emphasized the urgency of a situation

August 17, 2020 Immigrants' Rights

ICE Secretly Bans COVID-19 Testing of Adelanto Detainees

LOS ANGELES — In a shocking discovery, it has been found that although about 1,900 COVID-19 test kits were sent to the immigrant detention center in Adelanto, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials refused to allow the vast majority of them to be used. The refusal to give tests to

August 11, 2020 Immigrants' Rights

ACLU Sues Pomona Over Refusal to Implement New Police Law

LOS ANGELES — Police officers’ legal authority to kill underwent a key change in California on January 1, when a new law stated that lethal force was justifiable only “when necessary in defense of human life.” But even as officer use of deadly force has become a hugely prominent national issue, many

July 31, 2020 Police Practices