Immigration Law

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CA9: Trump Can't Block California's Immigration Statutes - USA v. California
Posted on 19 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Emily Cadei, Sacramento Bee, Apr. 18, 2019 "The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda on Thursday, rejecting the administration’s bid to block two California “sanctuary”... Read More

Fresh Printz: Why Trump and Sessions Can't Stop the Sanctuary Movement
Posted on 10 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter L. Markowitz, Mar. 9, 2018 - "President Trump has been saber-rattling against “sanctuary” jurisdictions since the early days of his campaign. He and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have frequently threatened to withhold federal funding... Read More

Federal Court: Sessions' Bid to Curb Philly's Sanctuary City Status is Unconstitutional
Posted on 6 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alicia Victoria Lozano, NBCPhiladelphia, June 6, 2018 - "In a decision that made Mayor Jim Kenney break out into song and dance, a federal judge ruled that the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to Philadelphia over how the city deals with... Read More

Trump Administration Ratchets up Pressure on “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions
Posted on 23 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, Feb. 22, 2018 - "As President Donald Trump and his administration continue to publicly excoriate cities and states that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities—so-called sanctuary cities—the... Read More

Sanctuary 101 (Parts I-III) - Jane Chong, Lawfare
Posted on 15 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jane Chong , Deputy Managing Editor of Lawfare and National Security and Law Associate at the Hoover Institution, has posted a four-part series on President Trump's January 25, 2017 executive order, “ Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior... Read More

Breaking: Faced With S.F. Lawsuit, Trump Lawyer Backs Down on Sanctuary Cities
Posted on 14 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, Apr. 14, 2017 - "City Attorney Dennis Herrera today released the following statement after Judge William H. Orrick heard arguments in U.S. District Court on San Francisco’s motion for a preliminary... Read More

Feds Apologize to Cities for Faulty "Name and Shame" Reports, DHS Suspends Publication
Posted on 11 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ron Nixon, New York Times, Apr. 10, 2017 - "The Trump administration will temporarily stop publication of a weekly report spotlighting cities and counties that fail to cooperate with federal immigration officials, people briefed on the change said... Read More

Fearing Trump, a Campus Calls for Sanctuary
Posted on 3 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Marina Jimenez, Jan. 2, 2017 - "In time of fear and uncertainty, college campuses and cities across the U.S. are vowing to fight back if president-elect Donald Trump tries to deport students and law-abiding community members who lack legal status... Read More