President Trump blasted California’s sanctuary state law for providing safe haven for illegal immigrant drug dealers, gang members, and “some of the most vicious and violent offenders on earth,” pledging to redouble his administration’s efforts to deport illegal immigrants who commit crimes.
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton (R.) praised Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday for sending judges and prosecutors to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to an immigrant caravan that arrived last Sunday.
The Justice Department is acting quickly against suspected members of the so-called “caravan” of immigrants who allegedly illegally entered the country, escalating a showdown with immigration activists who are trying to rally support for Central American asylum-seekers aiming to gain entry to the United States at the San Diego border.
The Department of Justice announced on Friday what it called a victory in campus free speech litigation.
President Donald Trump’s efforts to punish so-called sanctuary cities around the country, as well as the state of California, suffered a serious legal blow Thursday when a federal appeals court in Chicago upheld a nationwide injunction against administration rules requiring localities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities in order to win public safety grants.
The Department of Justice is partnering with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help fight sexual harassment in public housing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday, as part of a week in which sexual crime has been a major focus of DOJ activity.
President Donald Trump on Friday mocked news outlets reporting that he may replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, saying the idea shows the media’s dishonesty.