OC Supervisors Expand Immigration Detention in County Jails

The unanimous decision came after more than three dozen public commenters spoke against the expansion and none supported it. Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said the expansion will bring an additional $5 million in revenue to the county without requiring more staff.

Santa Ana Council Hears Debate Over Fate of City Jail

Activists who see the city’s contract with the federal government to house immigration detainees at the city jail as an insult to Santa Ana’s majority Latino population clashed Tuesday with jail employees who say the activists have painted an inaccurate picture of conditions at the jail.