Trump administration pushes back against Chicago lawsuit over sanctuary city policy

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the Trump administration should drop its conditions on so-called sanctuary cities. Photo by REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo. CHICAGO — The Trump administration’s policy of withholding public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities unless they agree to tougher enforcement of immigration laws is constitutional and also vital to keeping crime in check, the Department of Justice argues in a new filing opposing Chicago’s request for a court order...

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