• Immigration Feb 5, 2020

    LA Temporarily Bans Private Immigrant Holding Centers

    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to temporarily ban private companies from establishing or operating immigrant detention centers or similar facilities within the city. City Council President Nury Martinez, who championed the proposal, criticized the federal government and detention center operators, saying thepractice of separating immigrant children from their parents when they cross the border has “scarred them…

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