Public Safety & Justice

California Poised to Be a 'Sanctuary State.' Will Others Follow?

A couple of other states are considering similar bills. It was an uphill battle -- even in one of the most pro-immigrant states.

• New York Governor Restricts What State Workers Can Say About Immigration

As a 9/11-Inspired Emergency Network Nears, Some States May Go Rogue

The government is building a nationwide network that helps first responders communicate better during emergencies. To succeed, most states must opt in.

• Alaska Agrees to Join National Emergency Communications Network

Harvey Has Made Houston More Immigrant-Friendly, But for How Long?

Although the disaster spurred federal, state and local authorities to put immigration enforcement on pause, many undocumented people are still fearful and likely to be left behind in the recovery.

• How Hard Is It to Evacuate a Major City?

How Ending DACA Could Play Out Across States

President Trump ordered an end on Tuesday to the Obama-era program that protected young immigrants from deportation. The decision could disrupt some local economies.

• 15-State Lawsuit Over DACA Aims to Use Trump's Words Against Him