Jerry Brown vetoes California bill to bar immigration arrests at courthouses

Article author: 
Melody Gutierrez
Article publisher: 
San Francisco Gate
Article date: 
28 September 2018
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Thursday that would have ensured undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens] would not face civil arrest when going to court on another matter.

SB349 by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens (Los Angeles County), would have prevented civil arrests of any kind as long as a person was at the court for a legal proceeding. The bill would not have applied to criminal arrests at a courthouse ...