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AG Sessions implements Executive Order banning sanctuary city funding

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 22, 2017

    Attorney General Sessions issues a memorandum implementing section 9 of Executive Order 13768, prohibiting federal grants to sanctuary jurisdictions. Sessions reports that the funding bar will be applied solely to federal grants administered by DOJ or DHS, and not to other sources of federal funding. Sessions also defines sanctuary jurisdiction as any jurisdictions that "willfully refuse to comply with 8 U.S.C. 1373."

    [ID #143]

    DOJ Memorandum Re Sanctuary Jurisdictions
  2. Effective Date

    May 22, 2017

Current Status

Not in effect

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