Federal judge in N.Y. rules against Trump’s sanctuary cities threat; Read the opinion and order

U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos of the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of seven states that sued the Justice Department after it required in June that states comply with new rules enforcing federal immigration law. Justice Department “did not have lawful authority” to force local and state governments to notify the federal government when an undocumented immigrant was in custody. Read the opinion and order here.

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