"Stop treating immigration agents differently from everybody else for the goal of eviscerating border and immigration laws and advancing an open borders philosophy shared by only a few, the most radical extremists", Sessions said. "How dare you needlessly endanger the lives of law enforcement just to promote your radical open borders agenda?"
"California, we have a problem", he began his speech, describing new laws that prevent state cooperation with federal immigration agents as "harmful to Californians" and "especially harmful to our law enforcement".
Jerry Brown, Attorney General Xavier Becerra appear at a press conference in Sacramento, March 7, 2018. The U.S. Justice Department says all three of those laws are an impermissible burden on federal authority.
Administration officials say the three laws in question, all passed by the Legislature past year, blatantly obstruct federal immigration law and thus violate the Constitution's supremacy clause, which gives federal law precedence over state enactments.
The administration has lost in a lot of them, especially in its efforts to restrict immigration from a number of mostly Muslim countries. Administration officials, who briefed reporters before the suit was filed, said other states that are pursuing laws similar to California's are also likely to be targeted in court. "And I believe that we are going to win".
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It was announced Tuesday morning that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions would be in Sacramento on Wednesday morning to make a major announcement on the issue of giving sanctuary to undocumented immigrants.
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Brown reacted to news with a brief communiqué in which he seemed to mock tweets Trump: "In a time of unprecedented political storm, Jeff sessions comes to California to divide and polarize America even more".
His plans on immigration have put him at odds with sanctuary cities and the state of California, which in October was declared a sanctuary state by legislation signed by Brown. And recently, Mary Louise, the mayor in Oakland, Calif., issued a warning to the immigrant community there that the feds were planning a big raid. The 23 sanctuary cities that were hit with a subpoena by Sessions have responded and are being reviewed on a rolling basis, officials said.
Previous actions by the federal government sought to strip federal law enforcement funding from municipalities that didn't abide by Justice Department edicts regarding immigration enforcement.
It requires a court warrant before an immigrant can be transferred from local to federal custody and bars local law enforcement officers from asking about individuals' immigration status during routine interactions. The lawsuit also names Gov.