Calif. AG Sues Feds To Get Sanctuary Cities Docs

Law360 (February 7, 2018, 8:48 PM EST) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit the federal government with a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in California federal court Wednesday, alleging it has failed to hand over documents concerning new conditions put on public safety grants meant to force so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement activity.

In a complaint filed against the U.S. Department of Justice and its Office of Justice Programs, Becerra said he filed a FOIA request with the OJP seeking documents concerning new immigration enforcement-related conditions the agency placed...
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Case Information

Case Title

State of California v. United States Department of Justice et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act


Joseph C. Spero

Date Filed

February 7, 2018

Government Agencies

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