Last night Allahpundit covered the decision by a district court judge based in San Francisco to issue a preliminary injunction against Trump's sanctuary cities executive order. On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a federal judge blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from co.
Out of our very big country, with many choices, does everyone notice that both the "ban" case and now the "sanctuary" case is brought in the 9th Circuit, which has a awful record of being overturned (close to 80%).
"Out of our very big country, with many choices, does everyone notice that both the "ban" case and now the "sanctuary" case is brought in the Ninth Circuit, which has a awful record of being overturned (close to 80%)".
"We'll see them in the Supreme Court", Trump said Wednesday in response to a question from a reporter while signing an executive order to look into rolling back the designation of some national monuments.
U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the temporary ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit over the executive order targeting sanctuary cities, including NY.
If Trump is right about the ultimate destination of the sanctuary cities case, he'll face a court reinforced by his own nominee, conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch.
"Today, the rule of law suffered another blow, as an unelected judge unilaterally rewrote immigration policy for our Nation", the statement read.More news: Venezuela chief prosecutor denounces violence as deaths rise
More news: 'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office
More news: Canadian woman transporting asylum seekers charged with human smuggling
Last week, the Department of Justice sent a letter to NY and other sanctuary cities across the country, demanding they prove they were working with immigration authorities. The department responded to the ruling by saying it could essentially continue to operate as it had been.
In February, he called the federal judge in Seattle who ruled against his first travel ban a "so-called judge". "Once again, Trump has overreached and lost".
These are cities - among them New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago and San Francisco - that have limited their cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Attorney general Jeff Sessions has repeatedly blasted those jurisdictions for not aiding in the government's promise to expel a large part of the 11.3 million undocumented immigrants in the country.
"The Order's uncertainty interferes with the Counties' ability to budget, plan for the future, and properly serve their residents", Orrick continued. There's no official definition for the term "sanctuary city", but Philadelphia is one of many cities commonly referred to as such.
The White House said it will "pursue all legal remedies to the sanctuary city threat that imperils our citizens, and continue our efforts to ramp up enforcement to remove the criminal and gang element from our country".
"It's the 9th Circuit going bananas", he told reporters Tuesday evening. "As I said, we'll see them in the Supreme Court".