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Calif. Gets Inside And Outside Support In DOJ Sanctuary Suit

Law360 (May 21, 2018, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The fight between the federal government and California over “sanctuary” laws escalated Friday when the state’s legislators, joined by municipalities both within and outside the Golden State, defended its right to enact immigration policies that best serve its communities.

The California state senate and 25 counties and cities within California, including Los Angeles and Oakland, filed a pair of amicus briefs backing the state’s attempt to shed a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit claiming that California’s laws inhibit U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from doing...
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Case Title

United States of America v. State of California et al


Case Number

2:18-cv-00490

Court

California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute

Judge

John A. Mendez

Date Filed

March 6, 2018

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