Deal Reached Between Governor Brown and Lawmakers on 'Sanctuary State Bill'

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Migrant rights protesters demonstrate outside the Hall of Justice against the use of state police resources for federal immigration enforcement and deportation in Los Angeles, California, on March 22, 2017. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

A deal was reached Monday on Senate Bill 54, the so-called sanctuary state bill, which was crafted to prevent California law enforcement officials from cooperating with federal immigration agents. We'll discuss what the amended bill looks like, including a compromise between Governor Brown and bill author Senator Kevin de Leon to allow local police at their discretion to hold an arrestee for federal agents.


Marisa Lagos, reporter with KQED's California politics and government desk