Anderson, whose 38th District covers much of East County from Interstate 15 to the Imperial County line, was a vocal opponent of Senate Bill 54. The law bars state and local law enforcement agencies from using their resources to help with immigration enforcement.
In a letter Monday to Supervisor Dianne Jacob, Anderson called on the supervisors to join Atty. Gen. Jeff Session’s suit against the law.
“We must not return dangerous criminals who would otherwise be deported back to our streets to victimize citizens and non-citizens alike,” he said in his letter.
Last month, the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to joined the lawsuit, earning praise from President Trump.
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