SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The highest federal immigration official says his company could have “no selection” however to conduct arrests in native neighborhoods and worksites in California after the governor signed a regulation that extends protections for immigrants who’re within the nation illegally.
In one other signal of escalating tensions between California and the Trump administration, ICE Appearing Director Thomas Homan says his company may also probably have to put immigrants arrested in California in out-of-state detention facilities.
Homan’s assertion Friday got here a day after Gov. Jerry Brown signed “sanctuary state” laws.
Beginning Jan. 1, police might be barred from asking individuals about their immigration standing or collaborating in federal immigration enforcement actions. Jail officers solely will probably be allowed to switch inmates to federal immigration authorities if they’ve been convicted of sure crimes.