DOJ, West Palm Beach Settle 'Sanctuary City' Dispute
Law360 (March 28, 2018, 1:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement with West Palm Beach, Florida, over its so-called sanctuary city policies, under which the city will inform its workers that they are not restricted from sharing immigration information with immigration officials.
Specifically, the federal government had been investigating whether West Palm Beach's Resolution Number 112-17 and related policies comply with Section 1373 of the U.S. Code, a federal law blocking local governments from restricting the sharing of immigration information with federal immigration agents.
The DOJ sent West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio a letter Tuesday saying that...
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