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California bill creates deportation ‘safe zones’ for undocumented immigrants

California Senate leader Kevin de León on December 7, 2016, introduced a new bill that would prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from using their resources for immigration enforcement.

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Trump picks retired Marine Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security, reports say

John F. Kelly, a blunt-spoken border security hawk who clashed with the Obama administration over women in combat and plans to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, would inherit a massive and often troubled department responsible for overseeing perhaps the most controversial part of Trump's agenda: his proposed crackdown on illegal immigration. DHS is the third-largest Cabinet department, with more than 240,000 employees who do everything from fight terrorism to protect the president and enforce immigration laws.

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