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DOJ issues FY18 solicitation for Byrne JAG grants with new "conditions"

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 20, 2018

    DOJ publishes a new state solicitation for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, which requires localities to certify compliance with a number of federal immigration laws. Localities must certify that they 1) allow federal immigration access to detention facilities and 2) provide 48 hours notice before they release a noncitizen wanted by federal authorities. The soliciation also requires localities to comply with 8 USC § 1373.

    [ID #174]

    DOJ issues state solicitation for FY18 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program grants
  2. Effective Date

    August 22, 2018

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Sanctuary Restrictions
Agencies Affected: DOJ State & Local Entities

Associated or Derivative Policies

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • August 25, 2017

    Prior to Trump Administration, "sanctuary jurisdictions" were not excluded from receiving JAG grants. In July 2017, DOJ listed criteria for the JAG program, which included cooperation with federal immigration agencies.

    State Solicitation for FY2017 JAG Grants

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