Crime & Justice

Villanueva says he's cut the number of crimes that make inmates eligible for transfer to ICE

Sheriff Alex Villanueva at the graduation ceremony for the Sheriff's Academy class at East Los Angeles College on Jan. 4, 2019.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva at the graduation ceremony for the Sheriff's Academy class at East Los Angeles College on Jan. 4, 2019.
Kyle Grillot for LAist

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L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says he's reduced the number of crimes that make jail inmates eligible for transfer to ICE for deportation.