8/13: When local jurisdictions refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, they create de facto sanctuaries for criminals like Rios.
7/15: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Ninth Circuit appeals court's ruling that the President can withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities.
4/16: The Trump administration announcement that the 2020 Census will ask about citizenship is a welcome change.
3/19: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains why thee fifth circuit court of appeals siding with the state of Texas is a victory for liberty and immigration reform.
3/14: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains why thwarting federal law is a poor idea for sanctuary cities.
Some members of Congress are threatening to block government funding unless Congress provides amnesty to illegal aliens included in President Barack Obama’s DACA program.
Texas has just won the second (procedural) round in the fight over the state Legislature’s attempt to punish cities that implement sanctuary policies.
A federal judge in Illinois on Friday ruled against two parts of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) policy of denying federal funds to sanctuary cities, but sustained a key third part.
For too long local officials have obstructed federal immigration law with impunity.
These two cases will likely go up on appeal for decisions in 2018, possibly leading to a historic Supreme Court decision in 2019.