SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the temporary ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit over the executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities. The decision will stay in place while the lawsuit moves through court.READ MORE: West Virginia Woman Admits She Was Paid For Trafficking Teen
The Republican president’s administration and two California governments that sued over the order disagreed about its scope.
San Francisco and Santa Clara County argued that it threatened billions of dollars in federal funding.READ MORE: Friends, Family Hold Funeral Service For 15-Year-Old Steven Eason And Call For Justice
But an attorney for the Justice Department, Chad Readler, said at a recent court hearing that it applied to a limited set of grants.
Readler said less than $1 million was at stake nationally and possibly no San Francisco funding.3 People Shot Near Lower Burrell’s Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department In Westmoreland County
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