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Jeff Sessions urges Jerry Brown not to sign ‘sanctuary’ law in California

Jeff Sessions urges Jerry Brown not to sign ‘sanctuary’ law in California

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday singled out California Governor Jerry Brown and urged him not to sign into law a bill that would further restrict local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. The legislation was approved by lawmakers over the weekend after the governor helped draft a series of amendments. Mr. Sessions called […]

CAUSE Revels: SB54 passes! California to be Nation’s 1st sanctuary state — Local Assembly Members Push Measure Over the Top.

CAUSE Revels: SB54 passes! California to be Nation’s 1st sanctuary state — Local Assembly Members Push Measure Over the Top.

From CAUSE press release: “SB54, the California Values Act, just passed the State Assembly, the final hurdle before reaching the Governor’s desk to be signed!   Soon, California will be the nation’s first sanctuary state. Thank you to everyone in our community who worked tirelessly to make this happen.  Thousands of Ventura and Santa Barbara […]

California set to become ‘sanctuary state’ after deal between governor and state Senate leader

California set to become ‘sanctuary state’ after deal between governor and state Senate leader

by Drew Gregory Lynch Gov. Jerry Brown and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, reached a compromise on the state’s “sanctuary state” bill this week, in a deal that amends the legislation to expand the ability of law enforcement to cooperate with federal authorities. The amended Senate Bill 54 “prevents our state and […]

California Closer to Becoming ‘Sanctuary State,’ Over Law Enforcement Objections

California Closer to Becoming ‘Sanctuary State,’ Over Law Enforcement Objections

by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY The California State Assembly Judiciary Committee approved Democrats’ so-called “sanctuary state” bill on Wednesday, over the objections of law enforcement groups and Democrat-leaning sheriffs’ unions. According to the Courthouse News Service (CNS), State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) claims that his Senate Bill 54, the “California Values Act,” is designed to prohibit all […]

Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean, SB 54, and Me

Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean, SB 54, and Me

By Deborah Baber-Savalla   I now know three things about Sheriff Dean: 1) He’s against SB 54, Senate Bill 54 little-known as the California Values Act but widely-known as the Sanctuary State bill. 2) The Sheriff claims Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, from district 44 which encompasses part of all of Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, […]

Jacqui Irwin’s SB 54 Rally and Counter Rally — California a Sanctuary State?

Jacqui Irwin’s SB 54 Rally and Counter Rally — California a Sanctuary State?

Yesterday, May 31st 2017,  there was a rally outside of Democratic Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin’s Camarillo office to support the passage of SB 54 which would keep local law enforcement agencies from working with Federal immigration officials.  It would, in effect, turn California into a sanctuary state.  Irwin has not stated her position. However many of […]

Senate bill 54 would make us less safe

Senate bill 54 would make us less safe

 .  ‘.  ‘ By Geoff Dean   . Local law enforcement has been repeatedly clear: We have not and will not be involved in immigration enforcement in our communities. We believe that a strong relationship with our communities built on trust is essential. Recent conversations surrounding federal immigration policies have caused fear among segments of the […]

‘An Empty Threat’: Calif. Kills Bill To Defund Sanctuary Cities

‘An Empty Threat’: Calif. Kills Bill To Defund Sanctuary Cities

Family members of victims killed by people in the country illegally gathered at the California State Capitol Tuesday, to support a measure that would defund the state’s sanctuary cities. “Somebody who wasn’t even supposed to be in our country took his life, so this is the last picture with my son,” Agnes Gibboney said. KTXL […]

CA Senate approves “sanctuary state” bill

CA Senate approves “sanctuary state” bill

The California Senate today approved the so-called “sanctuary state” SB 54, which now goes to the Assembly. This would be a statewide order not to cooperate with federal law enforcement on turning over criminal illegal aliens to them on all but a few most serious crimes and not even all of those. Per Sacramento Bee: […]

The fight to stop the Sanctuary State heads to the Senate Floor

The fight to stop the Sanctuary State heads to the Senate Floor

  Senate Bill 54 passed the Appropriations Committee hearing last week with a 5-2 vote, and despite amendmends, it continues to shield deportable rapist and child molesters serving as felons in our prisons. Last week the San Diego Union Tribune published my op-ed titled ‘Sanctuary state bill protects felons from being deported’  and the East County Californian did […]

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