USA Daily Times: Sanctuary Cities Face Growing Opposition in California

IRLI In The News

April 7, 2019

The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has announced that it is fighting California’s dangerous and unconstitutional sanctuary laws by filing two friend-of-the-court briefs with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California in support of the federal government’s lawsuit against these unlawful enactments.

On March 6, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit to stop California’s on going defiance of federal immigration law. In 2017 the state enacted laws that restrict the ability of local law enforcement agents to cooperate with federal immigration officials. The lawsuit, titled U.S. v. California, claims that three California state laws, “The California Values Act” (SB54), “The Immigrant Worker Protection Act” (AB450), and Assembly Bill 103 (AB103) unconstitutionally obstruct the federal government’s ability to enforce immigration laws. … Read the full story in USA Daily Times.

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