Month: January 2019

Federal Court Rules Federal Government Can’t Withhold Funding from Sanctuary Cities

Federal Court Rules Federal Government Can’t Withhold Funding from Sanctuary Cities

A New York federal judge recently gave sanctuary cities a significant legal victory. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos of Manhattan issued a permanent injunctionprohibiting the Department of Justice (DOJ) from imposing immigration-related conditions on Edward Byrne Memorial Assistance Grant (Byrne-JAG) public safety funds distributed in New Jersey, as well as New York City,