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Calif. Ruling Sets Chicago Up For Win In Sanctuary City Fight

Law360, Chicago (November 22, 2017, 5:51 PM EST) -- After a California federal judge barred the Trump administration from tying federal funding to compliance with its immigration policies, experts say Chicago seems primed for a win at the Seventh Circuit as it defends its case challenging new conditions on federal public safety funds.

On Nov. 20, a judge in California’s Northern District became the third to enter an injunction against the Trump administration’s policies restricting funding to “sanctuary cities.” Experts told Law360 the ruling both protects Chicago from enforcement of the conditions and puts the...
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Case Information

Case Title

The City of Chicago v. Sessions III

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

899(Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision)


Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber

Date Filed

August 7, 2017

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