Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León Defends His 'Sanctuary State' Bill Chris Remington Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. California Gov. Jerry Brown, center, arrives with Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles, right, and Assembly speaker Toni Atkins, second from right, to sign landmark legislation SB 350 to combat climate change.Damian Dovarganes / AP State Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León addressed a crowd at the state Capitol Wednesday about his new “sanctuary state” legislation, SB 54. The "California Values Act" would – with some exceptions – ban state and local law enforcement agencies from working with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with regard to immigration matters. De León has faced steep opposition from sheriff’s departments across the state, who argue the bill would impede law enforcement. Meanwhile, the bill's supporters claim he’s “watering down” the bill with amendments. De León joins Insight to discuss.