Department of Justices files launches lawsuit against California “sanctuary” laws.
California tried to make it harder for ICE to round up immigrants. So the federal government is suing the state. The Department of Justice has just filed a lawsuit against the state over three laws it passed in 2017 that limit government officials’ and employers’ ability to help federal immigration agents, and that give California the power to review conditions in facilities where immigrants are being detained by the feds. Sessions, in a Wednesday speech to the California Peace Officers’ Association, a law enforcement union, is giving the message in person.
Vox: Federal lawsuit against California "sanctuary" laws