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LA Secures Pause On Trump's 'Sanctuary' Rules For Grant

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A California federal court on Thursday temporarily barred the Trump administration from placing immigration-related conditions on the awarding of a federal public safety grant to the city of Los Angeles, determining that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lacks the authority for such an action.

Congress did not design the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to have funds doled out based on the discretion of the attorney general, but rather it established a formula system for the program's administration that leaves hardly any room for...
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Case Title

City of Los Angeles v. Jefferson B. Sessions III et al

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Manuel L. Real

Date Filed

September 29, 2017

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