A healthy and vibrant California is also a safe and secure California. We are all safer when we foster transparency and trust between all Californians and local police.
Below are resources on CIPC's advocacy to end unjust detentions and deportations.
CIPC contributes to several statewide efforts related to detentions and deportations, including on issues such as S-Comm (the controversial deportation program), the use of "immigration holds" by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, roadside checkpoints and accompanying car impoundments, and tracking legislation potentially affecting immigrants caught up in the criminal justice system.
Statewide Survey: 'We're Not Feeling Any Safer'
Our recent survey of immigrant communities confirms that local law enforcement activities that target immigrants are widespread in California and are eroding community relationships with law enforcement.
The survey was conducted with input from a coalition of immigrant rights groups and with technical assistance from the Warren Institute at BerkeleyLaw.