Immigrants' Rights Group Sues DHS Over Sanctuary City Docs

By Chuck Stanley (October 23, 2017, 3:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has improperly refused to release documents regarding so-called sanctuary cities in violation of the Freedom of Information Act, a nonprofit immigrants' rights group told a California federal court Friday.

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center said the DHS has failed to hand over documents subject to a FOIA request from the group, detailing the "jail-to-deportation pipeline" between local law enforcement agencies and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. According to the immigrants' rights group, the documents include information of significant public interest.

ILRC requested the records in June in an effort to update a report detailing the...

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