Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Sanctuary Cities

Article author: 
Chris Chmielenski
Article publisher: 
Numbers USA
Article date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's decision today that will allow the Trump Administration to withhold certain funds from jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The ruling allows the Justice Department to withhold Byrne JAG federal grants from hundreds of local governments across the country if they continue to protect criminal illegal aliens.

    The ruling is a significant victory for Pres. Trump and those who oppose sanctuary policies. The Court ruled that . . .