Los Alamitos council expected to take final vote on opting out of sanctuary law

The small Orange County town of Los Alamitos is taking a big vote against a state sanctuary bill Monday night that some suspect could influence many other cities in Southern California.

More than 100 protestors, faith leaders, band members turned out to express what they believe this county stands for.

It was contentious during many points - dueling protestors with blow horns were in each others faces.

Last month, the 5 member Los Alamitos council voted 4 to 1 to opt out of SB54 - the law which limits cooperation between law enforcement and immigration authorities.

Later Monday, they are taking a second and final vote on the ordinance.

Many expect they will vote the same way - but they want to be out here to make their voices heard.
Council members right now are in a closed session discussing threatened litigation by the ACLU if they pass the ordinance tonight

The public portion of the council meeting starts at 7, and once again, is expected to go well into the night.