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California Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Clears Path to Pass Sanctuary State Bill

08/15/2017 / posted by Armando Carmona / Topic: Press Releases

For Immediate release // Please Excuse Cross Posting August 15th, 2017 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org California Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Clears Path to Pass Sanctuary State Bill Los Angeles, CA – Yesterday, the State of California filed a lawsuit challenging President Trump’s latest attempt to cut funding to states and localities that limit participation in cruel and costly deportations. The lawsuit challenges the recent announcement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that jurisdictions receiving federal law enforcement “JAG” grants must assist ICE by helping to funnel individuals into deportation proceedings.  Jessica Karp Bansal, NDLON’s Litigation Director, said: “The litigation correctly points out that the Trump Administration is engaged in unconstitutional...

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