Legislative Efforts

AB 263 (Arambula) Provides accountability and oversight with respect to public health and worker safety in private detention facilities in our state.

AB 1368 (Calderon) Creates the Enhanced Services Program for Asylees (ESPA) and provide asylum grantees with culturally sensitive case management services for up to 90 days to ensure that asylees have access to the various benefits and services they are eligible to receive.

AB 47 (Reyes) Creates a program to coordinate existing services to families who were separated at the southern border because of the “zero tolerance” policy and direct the California Department of Social Services to establish a grant program for immigration support services, such as culturally sensitive health care, legal services, food, education resources, and housing resources.