Tag: Sanctuary Cities

California Goes Toe to Toe with Trump's Anti-Immigration Policy

California is going for the jugular in its fight against the Trump administration policy on deporting undocumented immigrants. With one-eighth of the united States’ population and one-seventh of the U.S. GDP, rising faster than any other state, it has the credibility to do so. Gov. Jerry Brown, in his fourth…

Seattle Sues Trump Over 'Bullying' of Sanctuary Cities

Seattle has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in response to the crackdown on sanctuary cities, the city’s mayor Ed Murray announced on Wednesday. “Let me be clear about the president’s executive order: It is violating the law,” Murray said during a press conference. “It is unconstitutional.” Earlier this…

Trump's Order on Sanctuary Cities 'Unconstitutional'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order that “sanctuary cities” will no longer be eligible to receive federal grants a move New York state’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman called “unconstitutional.” “Building and maintaining trust between local law enforcement and the communities they bravely serve is vital to ensuring…