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Justice Dept questions cities’ immigration info sharing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday questioned whether some so-called sanctuary cities responded honestly when asked whether they follow the law on sharing the citizenship status of people in their custody with federal immigration authorities. In a strongly ...

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Myriad legal questions on sanctuary cities

Hundreds of protesters line the balconies of the state Capitol rotunda in Austin on Monday, May 29, 2017, the last day of the legislative session, to protest Senate Bill 4. legislation already passed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that compels local police to enforce federal immigration law. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Texas lawmakers are literally insulting, threatening and shoving each other over the state’s new sanctuary cities ban. Seriously — lawmakers on the last day of the state’s regular legislative session looked more like a class of kindergartners in suits than ...

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AG provides guidance to ‘sanctuary cities’

“Sanctuary cities” in New York state are getting lots of free legal advice and support from New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Last month, in anticipation of concerns about the policies of President Donald Trump, Schneiderman’s staff prepared a ...

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