Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed the TRUST Act, legislation that would have limited how local law enforcement implement Secure Communities.
Businesses were surveying the damage in downtown Anaheim after a night of violence in which 24 people were arrested and six injured.
Justice Department officials have had some tough words for Sheriff Joe Arpaio in recent months. They’ve accused him of civil rights abuses, threatened him with a lawsuit.
Many studies have focused on the fiscal and economic ramifications of anti-immigrant legislation, but little work has been done on the harmful effects these laws have on everyday life in our communities. That is the focus of a new report.
Amid a federal investigation into allegations of racial profiling by the East Haven police officers, Chief Leonard Gallo decided to retire. He packed up his office and turned in his company car.
Strife between minorities and the police is hardly a new subject in East Haven, which as late as the 1990 census was 98 percent white and had a reputation as a place where minorities should tread carefully, if at all.
It's the latest sign that the scandal rocking East Haven, Conn., could upend the city's power structure.
Caught along with the East Haven Police Department in a national firestorm, Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. says that he will lead the town out of it.
The mayor of a working-class city roiled by allegations of police discrimination against Hispanics faced scathing criticism Wednesday from officials including the governor for saying he "might have tacos" as a way to do something for the community.
Put an end to border patrols treating migrants as wayward dogs to be shot at. Put an end to S-Comm and the way in which it breaks up families and communities.
Four police officers were arrested Tuesday by the FBI on charges that they used excessive force against undocumented immigrants and covered up abuses in New Haven, Connecticut.
Joe Arpaio, criticized by the U.S. Department of Justice for what it called discrimination against Latinos, said Thursday that he would seek a sixth term as sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is establishing a hotline for people who are detained “if they believe they may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime.”