March 20, 2017 - Inland Daily Bulletin

LA's 'sanctuary city' debate broadens as statewide bill takes shape

A proposal by state lawmakers that would declare California a "sanctuary state" has magnified an identity crisis playing out in Los Angeles over what it means to be a sanctuary for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.Los Angeles has never officially been declared a "sanctuary" by city leaders, who often say they are unable to pin down a definition for the term.