Federal Judge Sides With Trump In Immigration Ruling

Federal Judge Sides With Trump In Immigration Ruling
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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a sanctuary city in California challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order withholding grants from jurisdictions that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities

The city of Richmond, Calif., filed suit in March challenging the constitutionality of the order. U.S. District Judge William Orrick dismissed the case Monday, finding Richmond did not have standing to challenge the law.

In his ruling dismissing the case, Orrick explained the city had not demonstrated that it had reason to believe Trump’s order would be enforced against them, and therefore didn’t have standing to bring a case.

“Because Richmond’s complaint indicates that there is no real-world conflict between it and the federal government regarding its ‘sanctuary’ policies, Richmond cannot meet this final burden,” he wrote.
 Source: Daily Caller

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