The battle over California’s ‘sanctuary’ laws

Supporters of California’s “sanctuary” policy gathered today outside the U.S. district courthouse in Sacramento, where a federal judge heard arguments over state laws that limit some types of cooperation with immigration authorities. The Trump administration, which filed its suit over the laws in March, is seeking an injunction to halt them. The hearing was held on the same day President Trump issued an executive order rescinding the federal practice of separating migrant families at the U.S. border.

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