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Tag: AB 1081

April 29, 2011 | 10:42 am

Interview: What is ICE’s “Secure Communities” Program and AB 1081

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Earlier this week AB 1081, also known as The TRUST Act, passed out of the Assembly’s Public Safety Committee. The bill would allow California counties to opt out of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities program, which requires local law enforcement agencies to send the fingerprints of everyone who has been arrested to a […]

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April 26, 2011 | 10:07 am

Assembly Committee Votes for AB 1081, Allowing Local Opt Out of Immigration Fingerprint Database

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Today, the State Assembly’s Public Safety Committee passed on to the full assembly AB 1081, also known as the TRUST Act. The bill, sponsored by San Francisco’s Tom Ammiano, would give local governments the right to opt-out of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s controversial Secure Communities program. Immigrant rights groups say the program has resulted in […]

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