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Justice Dept. sues ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions in new crackdown over immigration enforcement

Attorney General William P. Barr announced Monday that the Justice Department would sue two so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions — including the state of New Jersey — over policies he considers overly friendly to those in the country unlawfully, as part of a renewed effort to get cities and states on board with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The Washington Post
Topics: 
Justice Department
William Barr
Immigration
Trump Administration
Author Info: Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky
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Attorney General William P. Barr announced Monday that the Justice Department would sue two so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions — including the state of New Jersey — over policies he considers overly friendly to those in the country unlawfully, as part of a renewed effort to get cities and states on board with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration.
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