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Gov. Brown signs bill making Calfornia 'sanctuary state,' 10 other bills


Last updated 10/6/2017 at Noon

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, Oct. 5, signed a bill that will limit the interactions that police and sheriff's departments in the state are able to have with federal immigration authorities.

Senate Bill 54, the "sanctuary state" bill, was one of a total of 11 bills that Brown signed into law Thursday with the intention of protecting California's undocumented immigrant communities. The other bills dealt with workplace, housing, school and civil protections for immigrants.

SB 54 prevents local and state law enforcement officers from being deputized as immigration agents, from inq...

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