Appeals Court Deals Heavy Blow to Trump Admin

Appeals Court Deals Heavy Blow to Trump Admin

A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration on Thursday, upholding an injunction that prevents the White House from withholding federal grants to cities and states that refuse to follow federal immigration laws. The lawsuit was brought by the city of Chicago against Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Sessions had tried to keep Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Programs (Byrne JAG) funds from state and local governments that refuse to cooperate with the federal government on the immigration policy.

The Byrne JAG grant is “the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local governments,” according to the ruling.

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