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Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said yesterday that the police department has no plans to change its immigration policies despite president-elect Donald Trump's promises to strengthen the nation's immigration laws and deport millions who are living in the country illegally. Trump reiterated this stance in an interview with 60 Minutes, pledging to deport as many as 3 million people upon taking office. According to the Migration Policy Institute, more than 1 million of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the country reside in Los Angeles County.

"I don't intend on doing anything different," Beck said. "We are not going to engage in law enforcement activities solely based on somebody's immigration status. We are not going to work in conjunction with Homeland Security on deportation efforts. That is not our job, nor will we make it our job."

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