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Offbeat California Wins Dismissal of U.S. Suit Attacking Sanctuary Laws

03:07  10 july  2018
03:07  10 july  2018 Source:   bloomberg.com

Trump loses effort to block 2 California immigration laws

  Trump loses effort to block 2 California immigration laws A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected a request by the Trump administration to block two California laws that protect immigrants in the country illegally, but he did put key parts of a third sanctuary law on hold. Judge John Mendez refused to block a law requiring the state to review detention facilities where immigrants are held and another that prevents local law enforcement from providing release dates and personal information on jail inmates.But he said California could not enforce a third law that prohibits employers from allowing immigration officials on their premises unless the officials have a warrant.

A federal judge in Sacramento dismissed most of a lawsuit by the Trump administration attacking California ’ s trio of sanctuary laws aimed at The government will continue to litigate its case against that law . The U . S . has been prohibited from amending its filings to the federal district court.

A federal judge in Sacramento dismissed most of a lawsuit by the Trump administration attacking California ’ s trio of sanctuary laws aimed at protecting the state’ s undocumented and immigrant community. U . S . District Judge John Mendez agreed with most of the state’ s request to throw out the

Protesters at a pro-immigration rally where organizers called for a stop to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and deportations of illegal immigrants and to officially establish Los Angeles as a sanctuary city. Los Angeles, California February 18, 2017.  (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) © Getty Protesters at a pro-immigration rally where organizers called for a stop to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and deportations of illegal immigrants and to officially establish Los Angeles as a sanctuary city. Los Angeles, California February 18, 2017. (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

(Bloomberg) -- A federal judge in Sacramento dismissed most of a lawsuit by the Trump administration attacking California’s trio of sanctuary laws aimed at protecting the state’s undocumented and immigrant community.

Judge John Mendez agreed with most of the state’s request to throw out the government’s complaint, in which the Justice Department claimed California is circumventing federal authority by imposing its own rules over cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

Petition Aimed at Repealing Sanctuary Status

  Petition Aimed at Repealing Sanctuary Status “I’m doing this as a citizen. I’m not acting in my capacity as a state representative."A petition calling for a ballot measure that would seek to repeal Oregon's status as a sanctuary state has 105,000 signatures and was submitted on Thursday to Oregon’s Secretary of State.

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California on Thursday denied a request by the Trump administration to suspend California ’ s so-called sanctuary policies that limit cooperation between federal immigration authorities and state and local law enforcement.

California Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, both of whom were named as defendants in the suit , denounced the Trump administration' s action. “If U . S . Attorney General Jeff Sessions is suing California because we refuse to help the Trump administration tear apart honest

Last week, Mendez sided with the Justice Department regarding one of the state statutes, ruling that private employers must comply with federal orders seeking information about immigrant employees. The government will continue to litigate its case against that law.

The U.S. has been prohibited from amending its filings to the federal district court. Any appeal will have to be made to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

To contact the reporter on this story: Kartikay Mehrotra in San Francisco at kmehrotra2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Elizabeth Wollman at ewollman@bloomberg.net, Joe Schneider

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