Category Archives: sanctuary city
November 18, 2017
A member of We the People Rising argues with LAPD Officers at sanctuary town hall
LOS ANGELES – An anti-immigrant group of Trump supporters stormed a community town hall organized to educate residents on the city’s immigration and sanctuary policies. Community organizers called the Los Angeles Police Department when the protestors tried to stop the event from taking place. Officers removed two members of the anti-immigrant group in handcuffs, but made no arrests.
Attendees of the community forum view an immigration timeline exhibit and add their personal immigration stories with sticky-notes
November 15, 2017
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Police Department is considering changing a 40-year-old policy that forbids officers from asking residents about their immigration status. The department is drafting recommendations and will submit them to the L.A. Police Commission later this year.
Tagged California, Los Angeles City Council, sanctuary, sanctuary city
October 5, 2017
LOS ANGELES – About 300 people packed the basement auditorium of the Service Employees International Union building in Koreatown on Thursday to support a resolution that named L.A. a “city of sanctuary.”