Original Date AnnouncedAugust 3, 2017
AG Sessions announces that eligibility for Public Safety Partnership (PSP) funds -- for communities to use to combat drug trafficking and gang crime -- will be limited to those jurisdictions that provide immigration authorities with access to their jails and that notify DHS before releasing inmates wanted on immigration violations. DOJ is sending letters to Albuquerque NM, Baltimore MD, San Bernardino CA, and Stockton CA requesting information that would disqualify them for these funds.
[ID #146]DOJ announcement on sanctuary jurisdictions
Effective DateAugust 3, 2017
Current StatusFully in Effect
Original Trump Policy StatusStatus: Final/ActualTrump Administration Action: Change in PracticeSubject Matter: Sanctuary RestrictionsAgencies Affected: DOJ State & Local Entities
Pre Trump-Era Policies
- The National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) was established in June 2017 by the U.S. Department of Justice in response to President Trump’s Executive Order on a Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. Go to article on nationalpublicsafetypartnership.org