December 5, 2017
By Michael Chapman
The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) and the Bopp Law Firm announced today that they have filed a lawsuit against the City of Gary, Ind., its mayor, and its Common Council members, charging that Gary’s sanctuary city ordinance, which shelters illegal aliens, violates a state law that mandates cooperation with federal immigration laws.
The city operates under ordinance 1900, adopted in May 2017, which defines Gary as a “welcoming city,” which means local law enforcement is forbidden from cooperating with federal immigration officials when it comes to illegal aliens.
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