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C.A. 2nd B209913

The Second Appellate District affirmed a judgment. The court held that a police department policy governing officer interactions with illegal immigrants was not preempted by federal law.

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Special Order 40 (SO-40) embodied its policy governing interactions with illegal immigrants. S0-40 prohibited officers from initiating police action with the sole objective of discovering a person’s immigration status and from arresting people for illegal entry.

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