Originally published at: SANCTUARY STANDS: Another Judge Blocks Trump’s Fight Against Sanctuary Cities | Sean Hannity
A federal judge in Manhattan further undermined the Trump administration’s fierce crackdown on sanctuary cities Friday; calling the White House’s move to limit federal funds to cities that defy immigration law “arbitrary and capricious.”
“A federal judge in Manhattan landed another blow to the Trump administration’s immigration policies Friday, blocking efforts to punish cities for protecting immigrants from the feds by blocking grants to local law enforcement,” writes the New York Post.
"As we argued, local law enforcement has the right to decide how to meet their local public safety needs — and the Trump administration simply does not have the right to require state and local police to act as federal immigration agents,” New York state Attorney General Barbara Underwood said in a statement. “The Trump administration’s attempt to withhold these vital funds was nothing more than a political attack at the expense of our public safety.”
A similar court ruling in San Francisco also blocked the President’s “efforts” in attempting to deny asylum seekers traveling with the ‘migrant caravan.’
Read the full report at the New York Post.