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We hear from Franklin Foer. His new article How ICE went Rogue is the cover story of the new edition of The Atlantic magazine.  The article is also about the booming industry of private detention centers for immigrants rounded up by ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  

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Deep in the backroads of central Florida, hidden between trees dripping with Spanish moss, sits the campus of an infamous center for the developmentally disabled. Its story shows what can happen when families have nowhere else to find care for their loved ones.

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Earlier this week, U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials referred to the facilities holding migrant children as 'summer camp'.  But the Trump administration is still feeling the heat for its 'zero tolerance' stance, not only from immigration rights advocates but also on Capitol Hill.  With migrant children still separated from their parents, deportations, and various reports of mistreatment at immigrant youth shelters, the disorder at the border seems far from over.  

California Update for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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• Protests at ICE facilities in California are expected to continue as demonstrators and politicians speak out against current Trump Administration policies.

 

• All the fires burning in Northern California have health officials on alert. Air quality agencies want everyone to reduce the time they spend outdoors when smoke is present.

Today's reporting by Randol White and Ezra David Romero.

California Update for Friday, April 6, 2018

Apr 6, 2018
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• Every border state governor has embraced President Trump’s requested deployment of National Guard troops to the Mexican border — except in California.

• President Trump says voter fraud rampant in California.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Drew Sandsor.

California Update for Thursday, April 5, 2018

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• California Governor Jerry Brown’s administration says it’s reviewing President Trump’s proclamation deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

• The two Democratic leaders of the California state Legislature threw their support behind California State University administrators, faculty and students calling for more state funding.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Ben Bradford.

California Update for Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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• Two weeks after federal customs enforcement agents detained more that 200 people in Los Angeles, agents have been in central and northern California conducting operations.

Today's reporting by Bob Moffitt.

California Update for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Feb 14, 2018
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• The Immigrant Worker Protection Act went into effect back on January 1st. It was designed to help employers deal with ICE agents. However, there has been confusion on the part of employers about whether the Act forces them to break federal law.

Today's reporting by Randol White.

California Update for Thursday, January 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018
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• The U.S. Department of Justice is threatening to subpoena California and several cities within it over sanctuary policies.

• Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to strike less of the "resistance" tone he took in last year's State of the State just four days after President Trump's inauguration. Instead, look for Brown to focus on climate change and the criminal justice system.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Ben Adler.

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Yesterday, we heard about a new hotline that helps protect local immigrants who may be swept up in raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.

At the rally announcing the new "Rapid Response" phone line, news director Steve Mencher spoke with immigrant rights activist Anna Salgado. He asked  whether her neighbors’ fears of deportation have been heightened by the North Bay fires and how the hotline will help.