Analyzing The Legality Of Proposed Sanctuary City Measures

Law360, New York (January 25, 2017, 12:36 PM EST) -- Leon Fresco

Marco J. Crocetti

Marissa C. Serafino The debate over the legality of sanctuary city policies has intensified as the 115th Congress began by introducing defunding bills in both the Senate and House. These efforts are consistent with President Donald Trump's recent executive order, which among other measures, aims to cancel federal funding to sanctuary cities. However, such action is likely to lead to a showdown in Congress and in the federal courts over a variety of constitutional, federal and administrative legal issues. This article will provide an overview of the impending challenges to both congressional and federal action targeted...

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