Alameda County Sheriff Urged To Stop Immigration HoldsThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating in a federal program that has led to the deportation of nearly 2,000 county residents since 2008.
Protesters Rally In San Francisco, Sacramento Against Immigration Screening Day laborers and domestic workers rallied in San Francisco Monday and will do so Tuesday at the state capitol in opposition to the federal government's Secure Communities program.
Immigrants' Rights Activists Want California To Opt Out Of Fingerprint ProgramSan Francisco and Santa Clara County Supervisors have already voted to opt out of Secure Communities, under which states forward the fingerprints of the arrested to federal immigration authorities, to make sure they're not illegal immigrants.
Feds to Consider Opt Out Request on ICE Program
SC County Officials Debate ICE Program