Dignity Not Detention Act SB 1289 Passes in Assembly

On Tuesday, August 18th, the California State Assembly passed SB 1289, also known as the Dignity Not Detention Act, ending the use of private immigration detention facilities.  This announcement comes just after The Department of Justice announced the phase out of the use of private of prisons. Sponsored by Senator Lara (D- Bell Gardens,) the Dignity not Detention Act would prohibit modifying any existing contract … Continue reading Dignity Not Detention Act SB 1289 Passes in Assembly