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La Opinion Calls Jerry Brown Veto of TRUST Act "Great Disappointment"

Over the weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the TRUST Act, a bill designed to prioritize the deportations of the worst-of-the-worst criminal immigrants, while protecting immigrant families and communities. In the postmortem fallout, check out this scathing editorial from La Opinión: Governor Jerry Brown’s veto of the TRUST Act means political considerations triumphed over protecting … Continue reading »

California's Gov. Brown Sides with Extremists, Vetoes TRUST Act

California Governor Jerry Brown had the chance this week to make California the anti-Arizona, a place where immigrants could count on and work with local police to fight crime. Instead, he chose to keep California on a path where tens of thousands of immigrants are deported each year for minor offenses like driving without a … Continue reading »

Vetoing the TRUST Act, Gov. Brown Sides with Extremists at the Expense of Public Safety

Pressure Building on Obama Administration to Address Failed “Secure Communities” Program California Governor Jerry Brown had the chance this week to make California the anti-Arizona, a place where immigrants could count on and work with local police to fight crime. Instead, he chose to keep California on a path where tens of thousands of immigrants … Continue reading »

Memo to California's Gov. Brown: SUNDAY is Deadline for TRUST Act

A diverse array of voices are making the case for the TRUST Act – a sensible immigration compromise passed by the California legislature that would re-focus state immigration enforcement towards individuals convicted or charged with serious crimes.  Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, writes an op-ed in today’s Los Angeles Times calling on … Continue reading »

Ahead of Tomorrow’s TRUST Act Deadline, Cardinal Mahony of L.A. Calls on Gov. Brown to Choose Love, Not Hate

Mahony Joins Diverse Voices Calling on California to Become Anti-Arizona and to Enact Sensible Immigration Reform A diverse array of voices are making the case for the TRUST Act – sensible compromise legislation passed by the California legislature that would re-focus immigration enforcement within the state towards individuals convicted or charged with serious offenses.  Cardinal … Continue reading »

THREE DAYS LEFT For California's Gov. Jerry Brown to Sign TRUST Act

Time is running out in California for the TRUST Act.  California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, only has until THIS weekend to sign the bill, and we’re asking everyone to call (916) 445-2841 to ask Gov. Brown to sign the bill TODAY. Lawrence Downes in the New York Times today explains the significance of the TRUST Act: … Continue reading »

Gov. Brown: Side With Fellow Governors Who Have Stood Up for Civil Rights, Not ICE Director and Anti-Immigrant Hate Group

California Governor Jerry Brown has until the end of the month to decide if he’s going to sign the TRUST Act into law, and his decision to sign the bill or veto it will tell us a lot about whose side he is on. California’s bill would be the largest effort yet to restore the trust … Continue reading »

Will Gov. Brown Side with ICE Director and Anti-Immigrant Hate Group, Or With Fellow Governors Who’ve Stood Up for Civil Rights?

With Community Policing and Trust of the Immigrant Community at Stake, Brown Must Sign the TRUST Act California Governor Jerry Brown has until the end of the month to decide if he’s going to sign the TRUST Act into law.  His decision to sign the bill or veto it will tell us a lot about … Continue reading »