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California says federal immigration detention requests are voluntary
Reuters
SACRAMENTO (Reuters) – California's attorney general said on Tuesday that state and local law enforcement agencies were not required to honor federal immigration detention requests, a declaration welcomed by immigrant rights activists. Attorney General
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