Judge Rules against DOJ’s Attempt to Keep Grant from Philadelphia over Sanctuary Policies

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In the letter, Sessions demanded officials in those cities to certify that they are in compliance with the statute to receive the Byrne JAG funding. They have until December 8 to prove their compliance.

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According to Sessions, “Jurisdictions that adopt so-called ‘sanctuary policies’ also adopt the view that the protection of criminal aliens is more important than the protection of law-abiding citizens and of the rule of law,”

Additionally the Attorney General said, “I urge all jurisdictions found to be potentially out of compliance in this preliminary review to reconsider their policies that undermine the safety of their residents.