Thursday, February 9th, 2017

California Governor Acts on Immigration Measures

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 CALIFORNIA Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signs AB 2189, legislation that allows undocumented immigrants granted Deferred Action status by the federal government to obtain driver's licenses (SACRAMENTO BEE). • CALIFORNIA Gov. Brown vetoes AB 1081, which would have prohibited local law enforcement agencies from holding arrestees for federal immigration authorities unless the crime or conviction involved a serious or violent felony (SACRAMENTO BEE). • CALIFORNIA Gov. Brown signs SB 1064, which permits a court to place a child in any marriage dissolution, dependency, or probate guardianship proceedings with a parent, legal guardian, or relative regardless of the relative's immigration status (STATE NET).

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