DOJ can't withhold grants from 'sanctuary' cities, judge rules

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LEFTIST Federal judge rules Jeff Sessions cannot withhold funds from sanctuary cities

- 1clickdaily.com
16 Sep 2017
Jeff Sessions Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds from Sanctuary Cities Federal judge rules Trump cannot punish sanctuary cities by withholding funds Judge Blocks Trump's Effort to Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities Trump Administration Threatens to Take Funding From Sanctuary Cities News Wrap: Michael Flynn accused of breaking the law by House Oversight leaders Federal ...

Attorney General Can't Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities

16 Sep 2017
The election of Donald J. Trump meant a new sheriff was in town on immigration. It was seen with Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to withhold grant money from cities that have adopted sanctuary city status for illegal aliens. A legal fight was inevitable . In Texas, a federal judge blocked Republican Gov. Greg Abbott from cracking down on such cities . In Chicago, ...
- townhall.com

Federal Court Says Trump Administration Can't Deny Funds To Sanctuary Cities

- npr.org
16 Sep 2017
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions exceeded his authority by requiring cities to cooperate with federal immigration officials or lose grant money for fighting crime. Sessions wanted local authorities to detain people in this country illegally for 48 hours, so immigration agents could apprehend them, and allow agents into local jails.

Sessions Can t Deny Grant Money for Sanctuary Cities, Judge Rules

16 Sep 2017
CHICAGO -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through -- at least for now -- with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday.
- nbcnews.com

Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Denying Funds to Sanctuary Cities

- joemiller.us
16 Sep 2017
Leinenweber said in his 41-page ruling that Chicago had shown a "likelihood of success" in its arguments that Sessions exceeded his authority in July when he announced that the DOJ would withhold public safety grants to sanctuary cities. (Read more from "Federal Judge Blocks Trump From Denying Funds to Sanctuary Cities" HERE )

Attorney General Can't Withhold Money From 'Sanctuary Cities

16 Sep 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at PortMiami in Miami. As The White House wages a fight with cities and states over how far they can cooperate with federal immigration authorities, Sessions visited Miami to hail it as an example of a place that reversed its sanctuary policies to follow President Donald Trump's ...
- nbcphiladelphia.com

Trump's efforts to crack down on sanctuary cities dealt a major blow

- altleft.host
16 Sep 2017
Those efforts haven't gone over well with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has sought to punish urban hubs failing to cooperate with federal immigration policy. In March, he announced that cities opting to skirt full cooperation with ICE could see their federal grant money severely impacted, placing access to $4.1 billion in jeopardy for areas across the country -- a ...

He's Blocking It Federal Judge Drops Unimaginable Ruling on Conservatives

16 Sep 2017
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber on Friday granted Chicago's request for a temporary "nationwide" injunction. That means the Justice Department can't deny requests for the grant money until Chicago's lawsuit against the agency is concluded. He wrote that Chicago has shown a "likelihood of success" in its arguments that Sessions overstepped his authority with the ...
- youngcons.com

Federal judge blocks Trump from denying funds to sanctuary cities

- thehill.com
16 Sep 2017
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday after Attorney General Jeff Sessions Jefferson (Jeff) Beauregard Sessions Memo reveals McMaster crackdown on leaks It is time to make domestic terrorism a federal crime The Dreamers will win in court MORE announced new rules governing DOJ law ...

Judge says Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

16 Sep 2017
Though the $1.5 million is just a tiny fraction of the city's budget, the ruling could be a major victory for a city that has been in a public fight with Sessions. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has said the city would not ''be blackmailed'' into changing its values as a city welcoming of immigrants, and Sessions responded that the Trump administration would not ''simply give away ...
- bostonglobe.com

U S judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities

- enrichas.com
16 Sep 2017
Federal records show the Justice Department doled out $1 billion in Byrne JAG money to state governments, $430 million to nonprofits and $136 million directly to cities and counties last year. Chicago is expected to receive $3.2 million this year for purchasing equipment.
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