Self-described "anti-illegal immigration" activists are expanding their protests of small city governments in South Los Angeles that they believe are overly sympathetic to residents without legal status.
The group, called "We the People Rising," recently targeted Cudahy's Latino-dominated City Council after lawmakers declared Cudahy a "sanctuary city" — meaning the city will not generally cooperate with immigration authorities.
Huntington Park officials appointment of two local residents without legal immigration status to city commissions drew the activists to city meetings last fall.
Read the full story here and see video posted to YouTube by user 'grindall61' below of the Feb. 2 Cudahy City Council meeting where citizens and council members clashed during public comment.
Terry Francke, general counsel for Californians Aware, an organization focusing on public forum law, and former executive director and general counsel to the California First Amendment Coalition