Anti-'sanctuary state' movement picks up steam in Orange County


It has become the epicenter of a small but growing movement opposing the state's resistance to President Donald Trump's immigration enforcement policies in recent months. The board held a closed-door meeting on whether to join the government's lawsuit against the state over the law, which bars police in many cases from turning over suspects to federal immigration agents for deportation. Earlier, activists called on supervisors to abstain from fighting the sanctuary law while playing music and holding signs to protest the decision.

The interviews took place the same week that Attorney General Jeff Sessions sued California over the state's so-called sanctuary laws, escalating a feud between the state and the Trump administration.

California passed the law a year ago to try to protect immigrants from the Trump administration's stepped up deportations.

The Orange County Sheriff's Department said Monday the information is available on its website. "My department, however, remains committed to cooperating fully with federal authorities in all areas where I have discretion to remove serious criminals from our community".

Officials in Los Alamitos, a community of about 12,000 people 20 miles (32 kilometers) southeast of downtown Los Angeles, raised constitutional concerns about the law and sent letters to other cities seeking their support. California's law is aimed at protecting immigrants from stepped-up deportations under the Trump administration.

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The move comes a day after the County Sheriff's Department announced that it will make public a list of when inmates are released from custody.

Leaders in Orange County, California, are considering whether to fight the state's so-called sanctuary law for immigrants living in the USA illegally.

The all-Republican supervisors of the Southern California county of 3.2 million people are expected Tuesday to discuss passing a resolution supporting Los Alamitos and whether to join the US government's lawsuit against the state.

Undersheriff Don Barnes cited California's sanctuary legislation, which limits the instances when state and local police agencies can inform federal authorities about an illegal immigrant's release from detention, specifically as a reason for the move.

Supporters of the sanctuary law said it encourages immigrants to report crimes without the fear of being deported.