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Immigration Lock-Up: A California Battle

LM Otero / AP
 

LM Otero / AP

Federal raids of undocumented immigrants may rise under the Trump administration and many are questioning where those immigrants will be held.

There’s a lot of money at stake for both private companies and local municipalities. Immigration Customs Enforcement will pay $100 a day on average for immigrants detained in Sacramento county jails.

There’s new legislation to prevent private companies from making a profit off immigration detention and provide legal resource for immigrants detained in deplorable conditions.

CALmatters reporter Ben Christopher has details on the legislation.

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