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UPDATE City votes to opt out of California sanctuary law

Issued: 2018-03-20

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Orange County’s second-smallest city voted Monday night to exempt itself from California’s so-called sanctuary law, which limits cooperation between local agencies and federal immigration authorities.

The Los Alamitos City Council voted 4-1 following more than two hours of heated testimony from residents on both sides of the issue.

People line up to give public comment during a hearing on an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Los Alamitos mayor pro tem Warren Kusumoto before a hearing on a proposal brought forth by himself. The ordinance is to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

People opposing sing while playing guitar before a hearing on an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Overflow crowds watch public comment on TV screens on an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Overflow crowds watch public comment on TV screens on an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Cynthia Valencia speaks to the council against an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

“In God We Trust” frames the city of Los Alamitos’ seal posted behind city council chairs on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Genevieve Peters speaks to council members in favor of an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Los Alamitos mayor Troy D. Edgar speaks to the public before allowing public comment on an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities at Los Alamitos council chambers on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Los Alamitos mayor pro tem Warren Kusumoto briefs the public before allowing public comment on an ordinance to exempt Los Alamitos from the California Values Act law that limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities at Los Alamitos council chambers on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

We won’t let fear define us” sing local pastors outside the Los Alamitos meeting, where others were arguing. (Photo by Roxana Kopetman, Orange County Register/SCNG)

While the crowd had dwindled both in and outside the chamber when the vote came, people erupted in cheers after the vote and began chanting “USA.” But on the pro-immigrant rights side, there was this chant: “The people united, will never be divided.”

Someone shouted out to Councilman Warren Kusumoto, who introduced the legislation, “great American patriot!” while someone else screamed out “America first.”

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