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In San Diego County, Undocumented Immigrants Contribute More Than $200 Million in Taxes

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SAN DIEGO, CA -- Undocumented immigrants contribute roughly $3 billion in taxes to California each year, over $1.5 billion of which goes to county coffers.

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Border Communities Critical in Blocking Trump's Wall and Agents

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SAN DIEGO, CA -- The budget deal reached by Congress is a clear rejection of President Trump’s plans to expand a border wall and hire thousands more border agents and immigration officers -- and it wouldn't have happened if border communities had not spoken up and made their voices heard.

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In response to the shooting rampage in La Jolla, Alliance San Diego issued the following statement:

In response to the shooting rampage in La Jolla, Alliance San Diego issued the following statement:

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Border Communities Speak Up, Won’t ‘Shut Up’ During Sessions/Kelly Visit to San Diego

Rally will feature chalkboards for residents to say what the border really needs (hint: not walls, more agents and detention centers)

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SAN DIEGO, CA -  Community and faith leaders will join border residents from across San Diego for a rally to speak up, not “shut up,” during a visit by Attorney General Sessions, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security General Kelly, and Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Johnson.

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Alliance San Diego Commends Lawmakers for Moving ‘California Values Act’ Forward

SAN DIEGO, CA -  The California State Senate voted today to move forward with Senate Bill 54, also known as the “California Values Act.” The bill will prevent state and local dollars, as well as law enforcement agencies, from helping immigration officials separate families and terrorize communities.

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City Council Must Act to End Racial Profiling by SDPD

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San Diego, CA - Today, the San Diego City Council will discuss the results of a San Diego State University traffic study released last year that showed Black and Latino drivers are unfairly targeted by the San Diego Police Department.

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Alliance San Diego Urges the City Council to Support Transgender Rights

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San Diego, CA - In closed session on Monday, February 27, the City Council will discuss whether the City of San Diego will join the City of San Francisco’s amicus brief in support of Gavin Grimm in the case "Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.", currently before the United States Supreme Court.

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Time To Stand Up For Our Values and Protect Our Communities

Andrea Guerrero, Executive Director of Alliance San Diego, has issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Inauguration.

"Today, Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States. For Alliance San Diego, it marks the start of an new era of working towards policies that truly reflect the values of a 21st-century society, where all people are treated with dignity and respect. 

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'RISE TOGETHER' Campaign Aims to Prepare DACA Recipients for New Administration

San Diego, CA - Alliance San Diego will announce today the launch of RISE TOGETHER, a campaign that aims to empower Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients and those who might qualify for the program in San Diego County with the information they need to make the right decisions before inauguration day.

In response to President-elect Donald Trump's claims that he will end the program, Alliance San Diego and Ready Now San Diego will provide multiple resources to DACA recipients in San Diego County. 

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California Releases New Draft Regulations to Address Racial and Identity Profiling by Police - Public Invited to Comment

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SAN DIEGO, CA - In the midst of a national debate around the deadly consequences of racial and identity profiling by police, California has taken a bold step forward with Alliance San Diego playing a key role.

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