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California lawmaker Raul Bocanegra resigned a week after local media reported that six women had accused him of sexual harassment.
Dozens of local governments and cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, have joined the growing “sanctuary” movement.
Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has not indicated he will return a $1,000 donation he received from Paul Manafort for his campaign in 2014.
“Society forces people into boxes & tells us who we’re supposed to be. SB 179 helps people of all gender identities be their authentic selves,” said Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener.
The new law in the country’s most populous state prevents police from inquiring about immigration status.
President Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall, which experts said could cost about $22 billion and take more than three years to complete.
The measure bans police from asking for the immigration status of people who have been arrested.
Among other things, California lawmakers will vote on whether to become a so-called sanctuary state.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Trump’s move to rescind DACA would be “an economic travesty” for the state, which depends on immigrant labor.
Anti-immigration demonstrators faced off against a much bigger crowd of counter-protesters.
The fastest-growing GDP state has largely been a staunch opponent of President Trump’s inflamed rhetoric against immigrants.
“It’s why we have Trump,” the former host, who was ordered to take a course on Asian American studies as part of her punishment, told a prospective renter.
After being attacked by cops and a dog who were looking for a large male suspect, Tatyana Hargrove was then arrested for assaulting a police officer.
No other state appears to be developing a similar grant program.
A “Resist March” in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump took the place of the city’s annual pride parade.
The city stands accused of failing to develop affordable housing for people with disabilities despite accepting millions of dollars of federal funds for that purpose.
The department has expended over 11,000 hours of legal work in response to federal issues since Trump’s inauguration in January.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) did not mince words for the president, while Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) was passionless and rudderless — even when compared to Republicans.
California’s budget faces an uncertain fate due to factors including health care for the poor and the future of federal funding for sanctuary cities.
A new report comes as lawmakers in some states and local jurisdictions have begun to recognize the implications of high traffic fines on the poor and unemployed, especially in minority communities.
Ban is constitutional and does not impinge upon free exercise of religion, justices say.
More than 1,800 immigrants are being held at Adelanto Detention Facility, California's largest immigrant detention center.
Authorities have not yet determined a motive for the shooting.