IMMIGRATION: Gov. Jerry Brown signs TRUST Act

Gov. Jerry Brown this morning signed into law the TRUST Act, which will prevent police from handing over many nonviolent jail inmates to immigration authorities for possible deportation. The governor also signed seven other immigration-related bills into law, including one that allows undocumented immigrants to practice law in California. “While Washington waffles on immigration, California’s forging ahead,” Brown said in a statement. “I’m not waiting.” The signings came as immigrant-rights supporters in the Inland area and across the country are rallying to push the House to pass a comprehensive immigration-reform bill

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