Trump Administration Loses Effort To Block 2 California Immigration LawsA federal judge in Sacramento Thursday refused to block two state laws that the Trump administration claimed obstructed federal immigration enforcement.
Oakland Mayor Fires Back After 'Libby Schaaf Act' IntroducedThree months after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the Bay Area about an impeding ICE raid, a Republican congressman introduced a bill Monday that could send any official to prison if they make such a warning.
Trump Defends 'Animals' Remark, Says He'll Always Use ItPresident Donald Trump on Thursday defended his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members in spite of a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders.
Trump Again Urges Criminal Investigation Of Oakland Mayor SchaafPresident Donald Trump again urged U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for obstructing justice during a Sanctuary City roundtable with California leaders opposed to the pro-immigrant policies Wednesday at the White House.
Trump Rails Against California For Its Sanctuary PoliciesPresident Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.
Sanctuary Cities Could Get Boost From Sports Betting RulingThere is a direct link between the court's decision Monday in the sports betting case and the administration's effort to punish local governments that resist Trump's immigration enforcement policies, several legal commentators said.
SF Mayoral Candidate Alioto: Sanctuary Law Should Not Protect Violent FelonsMayoral candidate Alioto is pushing to amend San Francisco’s sanctuary law to exempt violent felons. Her opponents are pushing back.
President Trump, AG Sessions Lose Another Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court struck another blow Thursday to the Trump administration's efforts to pressure sanctuary cities, upholding a court order preventing the Justice Department from imposing conditions on grants to cities.
San Diego County Backs Trump's 'Sanctuary' LawsuitLeaders of California's second-largest county voted Tuesday to officially support the Trump administration's lawsuit against the state's so-called sanctuary law that limits police cooperation with federal immigration agents.
SoCal City Approves Sanctuary Law Exemption 4-1The conservative backlash against California's sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and public tongue-lashings. But one tiny city in Orange County took the step of declaring itself legally exempt.
Opposition To Immigrant Sanctuary Spreading In CaliforniaMore local governments in California are resisting the state's efforts to resist the Trump administration's immigration crackdown.
DOJ Seeks Information On Oakland's Sanctuary PolicyU.S. Department of Justice expresses concern that Oakland's sanctuary city policy may violate a federal law that bars local governments from preventing their employees from communicating with federal immigration agents.