California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
California and other states gained a legal victory this week when two federal judges blocked President Trump’s latest travel ban from going into effect. But the fight is far from over ,as the Trump administration announced today it will appeal one of those rulings. KQED Senior Editor of California Politics and Government Scott Safer talks with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra about the lawsuit and other potential legal conflicts with the Trump administration.
Travel Ban Legal Developments
Thuy Vu talks with UC Berkeley School of Law Interim Dean Melissa Murray and Asian Law Caucus staff attorney Elica Vafaie to hear their analysis of what lies ahead with the revised travel ban. They also discuss reports of ICE officers arresting undocumented immigrants in California courtrooms and give a preview of what to look for at Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings, which start next week.
California Tea Party Chairman Randall Jordan
At the annual GOP convention in Sacramento last month, we caught up with Randall Jordan, chairman of the Tea Party California Caucus. He talked to us about President Trump’s job performance so far and how to grow the GOP’s appeal in the Golden State.