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Jeff Sessions Keeps Up Push on Opioids, Sanctuary Cities

In a whirlwind tour of speaking engagements this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued hammering his Justice Department’s priorities, including pressuring so-called “sanctuary cities” and combating the opioid epidemic.

DOJ Files Amicus in Support of Texas Anti-Sanctuary City Law

The Department of Justice filed an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court” brief Friday defending Texas’s tough Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) in the lawsuit seeking to prevent the law, which seeks to rein in the state’s so called “sanctuary” cities, from taking effect.

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Exclusive – Kobach: It’s Time to Stop Sanctuary Cities and Counties

On Wednesday in Miami, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the recent decision of Miami-Dade County to end its sanctuary policy. At the same time, he criticized Chicago’s sanctuary policy and its filing of a federal lawsuit against the Justice Department in the wake of the Department’s denial of federal law enforcement grants to sanctuary jurisdictions.

ICE Busts 32 Sex Offender Criminal Aliens in Sanctuary City

Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency arrested 32 criminal aliens previously convicted of sex crimes in the sanctuary jurisdiction of Long Island, New York. The arrests came during Operation SOAR (Sex Offender Alien Removal), a 10-day operation that ended on August 3.

Sanctuary City Funding Fight Likely Destined for Supreme Court

Lawsuits by Chicago and California against President Donald Trump’s sanctuary city executive order and Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ federal funding conditions are almost certain to end up at the Supreme Court within two years, raising profound constitutional questions about immigration, state sovereignty, and the rule of law.

Oregon Sheriff Releases Alien Felon with Immigration Hold before 2 Women Assaulted

Immigration officials confirmed to Breitbart Texas that the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office released the criminal alien who allegedly assaulted two women in Portland, Oregon after an immigration detainer requested he be held for deportation. Earlier this year, the sheriff said that turning criminal aliens over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers damages “community trust.”

Sessions Stays on Message Amid Setback in Court, Media Speculation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about violent crime and so-called “sanctuary cities” at the U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia Friday, keeping on message as mainstream media speculation about his future swirled after comments President Donald Trump made Wednesday to the New York Times.

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