Hector Villagra

American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California

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Executive Director of the ACLU of Southern California

Hector Villagra on KCRW

On Monday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the LAPD to suspend most “immigration holds” requested by ICE, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

LAPD Will No Longer Hold All Undocumented Jailees for ICE

On Monday, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the LAPD to suspend most “immigration holds” requested by ICE, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, we hear about today's  US Supreme Court decision  on Arizona's tough immigration law.

Supreme Court's Immigration Ruling Leaves Legal Questions

On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, we hear about today's US Supreme Court decision on Arizona's tough immigration law.

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On July 1, inmates at the Pelican Bay State Prison near the Oregon border began a hunger strike that ultimately involved 6600 prisoners in 13 of California's 33 institutions.

Human Rights in the Hidden World of State Prisons

On July 1, inmates at the Pelican Bay State Prison near the Oregon border began a hunger strike that ultimately involved 6600 prisoners in 13 of California's 33 institutions.

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