DOJ Threatens To Subpoena Oregon Over Immigration Policies

Department of Justice threatens

Sanctuary laws and policies seek to build trust with immigrant communities by restricting cooperation with deportation and other federal enforcement efforts, but Sessions said the documents he seeks may prove San Francisco and other agencies are violating USA statutes.

If the state refuses to comply, Adler threatened to seek the return of all Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant funding awarded to the state in 2016 and deem the state ineligible to receive funding.

Officials in the city and state defended their policies in letters to the DOJ in December. They cite Title 8, Section 1373 of the U.S. Code, which promotes cooperation between local agencies and the federal immigration enforcement.

Kathleen Walker, a spokeswoman for West Palm Beach, said the city is in compliance with federal law.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Giménez reversed course and ordered county jails to comply with all federal immigration detention requests after Trump was elected.

Bernalillo County was one of roughly two dozen jurisdictions to receive warning letters Wednesday from the Justice Department.

A bipartisan group of mayors had been slated to attend a meeting at the White House on infrastructure issues, but some Democratic mayors, including New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, pulled out of the meeting in response to the DOJ letter.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said that sanctuary policies jeopardize the safety of Americans. There are hundreds of Mayors in DC who have been invited by Trump to the White House today. He said that he did not believe federal law compels Burlington police to participate in harsh collaborative efforts with federal agents.

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"The Trump administration is once again threatening California and local jurisdictions because we are invoking our constitutionally protected right to protect our resources and the honest, hardworking people who are critical to our economy", said Kevin de Leon, the leader of the California state Senate.

The reporter then asked how that decision will impact the White House's "relationship" with the mayors of sanctuary cities and the administration will be working with them in the future. "It doesn't make us safer and it violates America's core values".

Some of the cities that boycotted the event have sued the Trump administration after the Justice Department threatened to withhold millions in federal public safety grants previous year.

The department demanded any documentation that could show whether each jurisdiction is unlawfully restricting information to its law enforcement officers regarding whether they may or may not communicate with federal immigration officials.

Those state and local officials could be legally forced to cooperate with federal immigration authorities in enforcing crackdown on undocumented immigrants under their jurisdiction, Justice Department officials said. Among cases he publicized was the death of Kathryn Steinle, who was shot in San Francisco in 2015 by an illegal alien who had previously been deported multiple times.

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, who was in Washington, D.C., for the U.S. Conference of Mayors, blasted the letter as demonstration that "this administration lacks a moral compass".

He said that the federal officials were focusing on "imaginary bad guys", rather than moving to solve the problem of the "Dreamers", the young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children whose fate is up in the air after recent debate in Washington.

A federal judge has already granted final approval to a settlement San Juan County is closing, which will award $2,000 - plus additional damages - to each of almost 200 people who were illegally detained at the county jail, said John C. Bienvenu, an attorney for the plaintiffs in the case. "Shielding criminal outsiders from government migration experts opposes sound judgment and undermines the control of law".

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