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Justice Department Threatens Sanctuary Cities With Police Funding Cuts With Continued Noncooperation

WorldNews Friday, 21 April 2017
Justice Department Threatens Sanctuary Cities With Police Funding Cuts With Continued NoncooperationThe Department of Justice sent warning letters to several sanctuary cities around the United States on Friday requesting documentation that they're complying with a 1996 federal law requiring local governments not interfere with immigration officials requesting individual's citizenship or immigration status, according to Politico. “Failure to comply with this condition could result in the withholding of grant funds, suspension or termination of the grant, ineligibility for future [Office of Justice Programs] grants, sub grants or other actions,” Alan Hanson, acting assistant attorney general, writes in the letter. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration said they have no...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's executive order withholding funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities applies to a small pot of grant money, not the hundreds of millions of dollars that local governments say is at stake, a lawyer with the Department...

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