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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Breaking: Supes Override Newsom's Veto on Sanctuary Policy

Posted By on Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 2:30 PM

click to enlarge Supervisor David Campos meets the press after initial passage of his ordinance in October - LAUREN SMILEY
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  • Supervisor David Campos meets the press after initial passage of his ordinance in October
As anticipated, the Board of Supervisors this afternoon beat back Mayor Gavin Newsom's veto of Supervisor David Campos' sanctuary policy legislation.

With a vote of 8-3 (Carmen Chu, Michela Alioto-Pier, and Sean Elsbernd dissenting), the supes adopted a new policy in which law enforcement would not be required to inform immigration authorities of a juvenile's status until after he or she is convicted of a felony.

A more complete writeup is forthcoming.




 

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more

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