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California Federal Court Suspends Enforcement of Certain Provisions in California’s Sanctuary Laws

On July 5, 2018, a federal judge in the Eastern District of California granted the U.S. Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) request to temporarily prevent the state of California from enforcing key provisions of AB 450, one of three “sanctuary” laws … Continue reading

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Justice Department Pushes Sanctuary Cities Issue to Supreme Court

In another bid to ensure its ability to punish so-called sanctuary cities, the Justice Department is sending a petition to the Supreme Court. According to POLITICO, the agency filed an emergency junction with the court on Monday, asking it to … Continue reading

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District Court Rules for Philly in Sanctuary Cities Case

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Senior Judge Michael M. Baylson (E.D. Pa.) ruled in favor of Philadelphia yesterday in its sanctuary-cities case against the Trump Administration. The court held that the three immigration-enforcement conditions that Attorney General Jeff… … Continue reading

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Orange County, CA: Where the Sanctuary and Anti-Sanctuary Movements are Meeting Head-On

(Photo cr: OC Register) Various commentators have remarked that Orange County, CA has emerged as ground zero for Attorney General Jeff Session’s attack on sanctuary jurisdictions. In the wake of the filing of Session v. California, the federal lawsuit seeking… … Continue reading

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Immigration Article of the Day: On Holy Ground: Church Sanctuary in the Trump Era by Valerie Munson

On Holy Ground: Church Sanctuary in the Trump Era by Valerie Munson, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale – School of Law, Southwestern University Law Review Abstract The number of deportations of unauthorized immigrants has increased dramatically since the election of… … Continue reading

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