California Votes to Become a “Sanctuary State”

Wochit Headline News - September 16, 2017

California lawmakers on Saturday passed a “sanctuary state” bill, officially dubbed the “California Values Act,” to protect immigrants without legal residency in the U.S.

, part of a broader push by Democrats to counter expanded deportation orders under the Trump administration. The legislation by Sen..


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