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Rumors of immigration checks at fire shelters bogus, says Sonoma County sheriff

As Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano spoke at a news conference Wednesday afternoon, updating the destruction caused by a series of fires, he made a point of clearing up a rumor he said had no merit. “There’s a rumor out there that people are checking immigration status in shelters and that is not true,” he said, explaining that shelters were simply asking evacuees for their names to identify who was coming in. “Immigration status will never be asked of you,” he said. Soon after, Sonoma County public health officials sent...

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News Posted By: sfgate - Wednesday, 11 October, 2017