Nicholas Sposato

Chicago sues Trump's Justice Department over sanctuary city policy

Chicago sues Trump's Justice Department over sanctuary city policy

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday won praise from some representatives of Chicago's immigrant community for going to court to block President Donald Trump's Department of Justice from withholding some police grant funding from so-called sanctuary cities.

Some of those same activists, though, contend Emanuel should do even more to prevent police from helping federal officials deport Chicago immigrants who entered the country without the required legal documentation. The mayor also caught more flak from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who in stepping up his rhetoric said "no amount of federal taxpayer dollars will help a city that refuses to help its own...

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