He tweeted that the raids were postponed shortly before noon on Saturday.
It is unusual for law enforcement agencies to announce raids before they take place.
Long Beach officials are recommending a New York-based nonprofit to oversee a local defense fund for immigrants facing deportation proceedings—something other left-leaning cities and counties are doing in response to new enforcement policies under the Trump Administration.
Over 150 community members gathered inside the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Saturday to hear the results of a study on the recent spike in deportations of Southeast Asians taking place throughout the country.
A civil rights organization announced in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday morning a class action lawsuit challenging the recent raids and arrests of Cambodian refugees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers.
CSULB police stopped Jose Alvarez and his son Victor near the Beachside College Residence Halls the night of February 21 for a broken headlight. A warrant check revealed an old deportation order for a 21-year-old felony drug conviction for which Jose had served time, organizers said.
Following the widely reported deportation of an undocumented man from Long Beach in February, Cal State Long Beach President Jane Close Conoley announced an order last week that helps direct campus police who encounter undocumented foreign nationals.