Original Date AnnouncedMarch 27, 2018
The Justice Department announces that it has reached an agreement with the City of West Palm Beach, wherein DOJ finds the city is now in compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373 (regarding information-sharing between local law enforcement and DHS), and in return, West Palm Beach agrees to dismiss its lawsuit against DOJ over grant conditions.
[ID #161]DOJ Press release: Justice Department and West Palm Beach Announce Settlement Related to the City’s Resolution and the Department’s Immigration Cooperation Grant Conditions
Effective DateMarch 27, 2018
Current StatusFully in Effect
Original Trump Policy StatusStatus: Final/ActualTrump Administration Actions: Agency Directive Forms and Information CollectionSubject Matter: Sanctuary RestrictionsAgencies Affected: DOJ State & Local Entities
Associated or Derivative Policies
- January 25, 2017 POTUS issues EO 13768, broadly expanding enforcement priorities and mandating enhancements to interior enforcement
- April 21, 2017 DOJ conditions grant funds on compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373
- April 13, 2018 DOJ demands evidence of compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373 from three jurisdictions
Pre Trump-Era Policies
- Earlier, AG Sessions announced that state and local governments would be required to comply with 8 USC §1373 in order to qualify for Byrne/JAG Grants. Previously, no such requirement existed.
City and County of San Francisco v. TrumpThere are ongoing litigation challenges brought by Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, California, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Washington, and Virginia. Immigration-related restrictions on Byrne/JAG grants have been found unlawful by several federal courts in California, Illinois and Pennsylvania. Go to article