California is making moves to defy President Trump’s sanctuary city policy.
A bill just passed the California Senate that prevents state and local law enforcement from helping federal immigration authorities address illegal aliens.
Senate Bill 54, which unofficially has been called a “sanctuary state” bill, bars state and local law enforcement agencies from using their resources, including money, facility, property, equipment or personnel, to help with immigration enforcement. They would be prohibited from asking about immigration status, giving federal immigration authorities access to interview a person in custody or assisting them in immigration enforcement.
The bill will likely sail through the California Assembly and be signed by Democrat Governor Jerry Brown.
If passed, California will be a sanctuary state and a magnet for illegal aliens.