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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 Title

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


Case Number

3:18-cv-00805

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

Joseph C. Spero

Date Filed

February 7, 2018

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