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Civil Immigration Detention is Not an Appropriate Use of Local Jails

Civil Immigration Detention is Not an Appropriate Use of Local Jails

In this era of Realignment, California cannot afford to repeat mistakes from the past and throw away money to unnecessarily expand local jails, lease private facilities, and use local jails for ICE detentions. Governor Brown and California must instead invest in a 21st-century criminal justice system that prioritizes data-driven results and public safety over the recognized failures of yesterday.

Keywords: AB 109, Brian Goldstein, immigration

Posted in Newsroom, Social Justice

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