Immigration Law

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CA3 Upholds Philadelphia's 'Sanctuary Cities' Victory Against Feds
Posted on 16 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Philadelphia v. Attorney General "Concluding that Congress did not grant the Attorney General this authority, we hold that the Challenged Conditions were unlawfully imposed. Therefore, we will affirm the District Court’s order to the extent... Read More

Permanent Injunction Granted in Cal. Sanctuary Cities Case
Posted on 8 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

San Francisco v. Sessions, Oct. 5, 2018 - "In agreement with every court that has looked at these issues, I find that: the challenged conditions violate the separation of powers; Section 1373 is unconstitutional; the Attorney General exceeds the... Read More

Chicago Sues Sessions Over Sanctuary Cities Threat
Posted on 7 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Associated Press, Aug. 7, 2017 - "Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the first cities Monday to sue the government over what many U.S. cities argue... Read More

Sanctuary Cities: Six Ways the Trump Administration Flouts the Rule of Law - Prof. Kari Hong
Posted on 11 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Kari Hong, Jan. 8, 2018 - "As we start a new year, the status of “sanctuary cities” promises to be a continuing flashpoint in the immigration debate. The Trump Administration cites the “rule of law,” and immigrants’... Read More

Sessions Posts "Sanctuary Cities" Memo
Posted on 23 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, May 22, 2017 - "...In accordance with my duties as Attorney General, I have determined that section 9(a) of the Executive Order, which is directed to the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security, will be applied solely to federal... Read More

Sessions Sues California!
Posted on 7 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Katie Benner, Jennifer Medina, New York Times, Mar. 6, 2018 - "The Trump administration escalated what had been a war of words over California’s immigration agenda, filing a lawsuit late Tuesday that amounted to a pre-emptive strike against... Read More

California Sues Trump, Sessions Over Sanctuary Cities Policy
Posted on 15 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

California Attorney General, Aug. 14, 2017 - "The Trump Administration cannot manipulate federal grant fund requirements to pressure states, counties or municipalities to enforce federal immigration laws,” said Attorney General Xavier Becerra... Read More