City and County of San Francisco v. Trump

Last year, President Trump issued an executive order withholding federal grant money from “sanctuary jurisdictions” where local officials do not share information about individuals’ citizenship or immigration status with the feds. Ninth Circuit: Only Congress can pull the funding. But the district court needs to reconsider whether the nationwide injunction it issued is appropriate. Dissent: While San Francisco and Santa Clara, Calif. officials “may be convinced that the Executive Order loosed a fearsome chimera upon them, that does not mean that the courts should take up arms to vanquish the imagined beast by slaying the Executive Order itself.”

Tags: 2018, Funding, Immigration, Injunction, Ninth Circuit

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