Exterior of Los Angeles City Hall

Los Angeles would become a "sanctuary city" -- officially barring the use of any municipal resources, property or personnel from being used for federal immigration enforcement -- under legislation proposed today by three City Council members who represent part of the Eastside.

Council members Eunisses Hernandez, Nithya Raman and Hugo Soto-Martinez put forward the proposal, which would be the first step toward creating an ordinance "that would permanently enshrine sanctuary policies into municipal law," Hernandez's office said.

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