Blaise Scemama reports in the Daily Journal.  Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye is quoted as saying that the president’s “threat of mass arrests of undocumented immigrants could have a profound effect on access to justice in our state.”  It is an issue of long-standing concern to the Chief Justice.


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