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News Release

Friday, June 21, 2019

Media Relations

LAPD’s Stance on Potential Immigration Enforcement NR19174bm

The Department is aware of upcoming Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) actions beginning this Sunday, directed toward individuals who have been issued final deportation orders. These enforcement actions will include individuals residing in the Los Angeles region. The Department is not participating or assisting in any of these enforcement actions.

Immigration status violations are civil in nature and, under federal law, are within the jurisdiction and responsibility of federal government agencies such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The Department has reached out to various community stakeholders regarding the reported ICE enforcement actions, reiterating that members of this Department will not be participating. We are committed to protecting the public through meaningful relationship building and community partnerships.

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