The City Council is on the verge of implementing significant reforms aimed at protecting the civil liberties of all Berkeley residents, including immigrants.
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The vote will be held at the March 13 City Council meeting at Old Berkeley City Hall 2134 Martin Luther King Jr Way in Berkeley. The meeting begins at 6pm. The item is expected to be heard between 7pm and 9pm.
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The Sacramento Police Department’s Vigilant license plate reader system shares geolocation license plate data and photographs of Sacramento residents cars with 792 agencies, including the Post Office, Yellowstone National Park, the Franchise Tax Board, fusion centers in Florida, Ohio, Missouri and Indiana, Georgia Tech University, the University of Delaware, counties/cities across the United States as obscure as Zebulon, NC, Killeen, TX and Greece, NY, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Chicago “Strike Force” and at least three field offices of HSI/ICE.
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