California Moves To Bar Local Government From Immigrant Detention Contracts

Jun 16, 2017

A guard sits in the "segregation block" at the Adelanto Detention Facility on November 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California. The new bill now bars cities and counties in the state from contracting with for-profit prison companies for immigrant detention.
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ALSO: As part of a budget package California lawmakers voted Thursday for a bill that folds together state rules for medical and recreational marijuana.

Today's reporting by Leslie Berestein Rojas (KPCC) and Julia Mitric.