Santa Clara Co., Oakland File Brief In Support Of Sanctuary State LawSanta Clara County, Oakland and 27 other cities, counties and governmental officials from around California filed legal documents Friday supporting the California Values Act - the state’s sanctuary law - from attack by the Trump administration.
Garcia Zarate Federal Trial Postponed Until Supreme Court Rules On Double Jeopardy CaseThe federal gun possession trial of the undocumented immigrant who possessed the gun that killed Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015 has been postponed for at least several months while a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a different case is awaited.
Court Rules Trump Can't Cut Off Funding To Bay Area's 'Sanctuary Cities'A U.S. appeals court says President Donald Trump's executive order threatening to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with immigration authorities is unconstitutional.
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.