Laxalt supports DOJ appeal against California ‘sanctuary’ laws

Laxalt supports DOJ appeal against California ‘sanctuary’ laws

Nevada has signed on in support of the federal government’s challenge to three so-called “sanctuary” laws in California, Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Tuesday.

Laxalt joined a coalition of attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit seeking to overturn the laws, officials with his office said in a news release.

As emotions run high, Tustin city council approves stance against state's 'sanctuary law'

As emotions run high, Tustin city council approves stance against state's 'sanctuary law'

For months, ever since other Orange County cities began taking stands against California’s new “sanctuary law,” Tustin has faced pressure to do the same.

In contrast to what is typically a staid affair, Tustin council meetings increasingly have been dominated by passionate opponents of SB 54 – which, under certain circumstances, limits interaction between local police forces and immigration officials.

Lawsuit against Los Alamitos’ anti-sanctuary law moves forward

Lawsuit against Los Alamitos’ anti-sanctuary law moves forward

A lawsuit against an Orange County city that has opted to “exempt” itself from California’s controversial sanctuary law will move forward, a judge ruled Friday.

Orange County Superior Court Judge William Claster denied a motion to dismiss the case against Los Alamitos but agreed with the city to remove both the city manager and the police department as defendants.