‘TRUST Act 2.0′: Amended CA bill would only let cops hold convicted criminals for ICE | Multi-American

A year ago, a bill was moving through the California state legislature that aimed to make optional counties and cities’ participation in the controversial Secure Communities immigration enforcement program. At the time, California was one of several states in which some state and order tramadol cod law enforcement officials had come out against the federal program, which allows the fingerprints of people booked at local jails to be shared with immigration officials. The bill was rendered moot last August, after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rescinded state agreements with the agency allowing Secure Communities to operate. The decision essentially made the program mandatory, leaving states no choice but to go along. As a counter to that, the same California lawmaker behind last year’s bill is now pushing an alternative dubbed TRUST Act 2.0.

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