Last Friday Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release reminding sanctuary cities of their obligation to enforce federal immigration laws or risk losing their federal funding. Within the release, Sessions noted that Chicago's...Show More Summary
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Monday that his office will train prosecutors to better navigate immigration law, and consider a defendant's immigration status before making a plea offer or recommending a sentence that could have serious consequences, such as deportation. [ more › ]
The Trump administration “sent nine so-called sanctuary jurisdictions letters demanding they help enforce federal immigration law or risk losing federal grants,” The Hill reports. “The jurisdictions included New York City, Chicago and the surrounding Cook County, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las [...]
The Department of Justice has put eight sanctuary cities, including NYC and Sacramento, “on notice” that they have until June 30 to comply with immigration laws or risk losing federal funding. In the letter accompanying the orders [see...Show More Summary
The Justice Department sent warning letters to officials in eight jurisdictions on Friday, warning each to prove they are complying with federal immigration laws or risk losing of federal grant funding. Officials in Chicago, New York, New Orleans, the California Department of Corrections, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, and Miami all received letters. Justice said each…
The Latest on the Justice Department warning nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration law or risk coveted law enforcement grant money (all times local): 3:30 p.m. … Click to Continue »
Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan Hanson sent a letter Friday to local government officials in nine different suspected or declared sanctuary...
A colorful mural on the wall at the University of California, Davis’ immigration law clinic shows letters from immigrants behind bars and chains turning into quetzal birds: a metaphor for the students’ work. Chicano studies students painted the mural and “chose the quetzal over the dove...
Once again Telemundo conflates legal immigration with illegal immigration, and levels the "anti-immigrant" smear at anyone that dares advocate for enforcement of our country's immigration laws. This time, the network did so by kicking Bill O'Reilly on his way out of Fox News.
It should come as a shock to nobody that liberal sanctuary cities are going out of their way to avoid enforcing immigration laws. In fact, it’s really something that most
The United States has immigration laws. They were passed by Congress. Jeff Sessions went to Nogales, Ariz., last week and stated he will enforce those laws. All the right people are apoplectic. After eight years of ideologically selective...Show More Summary
Seriously, why would we want to enforce The Law in a courthouse? Not this Democrat appointed by another Democrat (AP) Another high-ranking judge on Wednesday asked Republican President Donald Trump’s
One company targeted Spanish-speakers promising immigration law assistance that it could not legally provide. [ more › ]
Even as so-called 'sanctuary cities' around the country ramp up their efforts to thwart the Trump administration on enforcing immigration laws, despite the risk of losing their federal subsidies, arrests of illegal immigrants spikedShow More Summary
Law enforcement leaders across the country are divided over how best to tackle the Trump administration's demands that local authorities enforce federal immigration law. Some sheriffs and police chiefs have bristled under the scrutiny,...Show More Summary
A federal judge will hear arguments Friday on whether to block President Trump’s executive order threatening to cut funds for local governments that refuse to help enforce immigration law. U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick has scheduled a 9 a.m. hearing in San Francisco on lawsuits filed by...
While President Trump’s promises to crackdown on illegal immigration have put his administration at odds with immigrants and their advocates, a new Justice Department policy could bring additional resources to an overtaxed legal system burdened with a backlog of cases. Show More Summary
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, April 13, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES It’s all in the fine print California police departments insist they don’t enforce federal immigration laws, but the police department manuals of...
A tough Texas anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that threatens to throw county sheriffs and small-town constables in jail if they refuse to help enforce federal immigration law looks to be on … Click to Continue »
A tough Texas bill cracking down on local police who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law is poised to clear a key legislative hurdle toward becoming law. A House … Click to Continue »