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Calif. Passes Provisions Curtailing Immigration Detention

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 5:31 PM EDT) -- The California State Legislature passed a budget Thursday including provisions to earmark $1 million to the state attorney general to monitor existing immigration detention facilities and to place limitations on the expansion of immigration detention in public jails — the first such legislation of its kind.

Pending California Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, the bill's provisions will prevent state municipalities and local law enforcement agencies that do not currently have contracts with the federal government or federal agencies allowing them to detain noncitizen adults or minors for...
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