Quote of the Week
“The federal government depends deeply on state and local law enforcement agencies to help enforce federal immigration law. State and local agencies are far more likely than DHS to come into contact with deportable noncitizens, and state and local criminal justice systems are therefore enmeshed with the immigration enforcement bureaucracy. This integration gives local agents considerable power: They can feed the federal enforcement regime, or they can stymie it by refusing to cooperate.”
Adam Cox, coauthor of the new book, The President and Immigration Law.
“Court sides with Trump administration effort to impose ‘public charge’ rule. The decision comes one day after a different appeals court ruled against the administration in a similar challenge brought by immigrant groups that argue the rule discourages legal immigrants from using any public benefits such as Medicaid, food stamps or housing assistance.”
By Ann E. Marimow.