Detained Immigrants In Calif. Gain Notification Rights

Law360, New York (September 29, 2016, 4:06 PM EDT) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill that will require local law enforcement to notify certain immigrants held in custody that they have the right to either decline to be interviewed by federal immigration authorities or to have an attorney present during the session.

The Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds, or Truth, Act, will require local law enforcement to provide written consent forms to individuals that will tell them the purpose of the proposed interview with U.S. Immigration and Customs…

Source: Law360