DOJ Threatens To Pull Federal Funds From 'Sanctuary Cities'

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WASHINGTON ― The Justice Department on Friday warned nine jurisdictions that they could lose federal law enforcement grants unless they reassure the government that they’ll disclose information on the immigration status of the individuals they arrest. The letters targeted so-called “sanctuary cities” that limit their interaction with federal immigration authorities. The letters were sent to officials in California, Chicago (as well as Cook County), New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Miami, Milwaukee and New York City. The letters were authored by Alan R. Hanson, the acting assistant...

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