Federal judge tosses most of DoJ's challenge to California's 'sanctuary' laws

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(Worthy News) - A federal judge on Monday dismissed several parts of the Justice Department's lawsuit against California for its so-called "sanctuary" laws, which seek to limit federal power in enforcing immigration laws in the state.

Since the election of President Donald Trump, California lawmakers have passed several sanctuary laws, leading to a lawsuit filed by the DoJ in March to weaken or invalidate those laws.

But U.S. District Judge John Mendez dismissed the DoJ's argument against three of those laws, giving states a stronger stance to limit federal enforcement of immigration law. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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