Judge says DoJ anti-sanctuary city law is unconstitutional

The legal battle between states and cities that have approved sanctuary city laws and the federal government's anti-sanctuary policy is hardly over, but the deck is being stacked against the Justice Department.  A federal judge has upheld the Philadelphia sanctuary city law, saying the U.S. government's efforts to stop it is unconstitutional. Washington Times: Judge Michael M. Baylson also delivered a spanking to President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, saying they were inaccurate in suggesting that immigrants commit more crimes than native-born Americans and that further undercut the government's arguments against the city's policy. The ruling joins similar defeats for Mr. Trump in California and Chicago, where his efforts to control the spread of sanctuary cities were also rejected in courtrooms. "We took on the federal government and won," Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said on...(Read Full Post)

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