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  • November 7, 2018

    Jeff Sessions gave Trump the immigration crackdown he wanted

    Trump’s attorney general has already built an enduring legacy on immigration.

  • March 23, 2018

    Why Trump is threatening to veto the omnibus bill over immigration

    Republicans are losing interest in sticking up for the president on immigration — and his veto threat proves why.

  • March 15, 2018

    The White House is floating an idea to conservatives that could force a government shutdown

    Trump officials are encouraging defunding sanctuary cities.

  • March 13, 2018

    Why Trump has put off visiting California — until now

    It all comes down to immigration.

  • March 8, 2018

    Sessions is suing California over its “sanctuary” laws. I asked 8 legal experts who will win.

    The DOJ lawsuit is a major escalation in the Trump administration’s fight against "sanctuary cities."

  • March 8, 2018

    Sanctuary cities, explained

    The stereotype, the law, the reality.

  • March 7, 2018

    Jeff Sessions’s lawsuit against California’s “sanctuary” laws, explained

    California tried to make it harder for ICE to round up immigrants. So the federal government is suing the state.

  • November 6, 2017

    How Virginia’s governor race became a fight over sanctuary cities — which Virginia doesn’t have

    Welcome to the new American culture war.

  • October 3, 2017

    Republican senator blames the culture of “sanctuary cities” for mass shootings

    Not gun laws.

  • August 31, 2017

    A federal judge just blocked Texas’s attempt to punish “sanctuary cities”

    The law, which attempted to force city police to help federal immigration agents, would have gone into effect Friday — as the state struggles to recover from Hurricane Harvey.

  • August 21, 2017

    We conservatives champion local power. So we must respect the rights of “blue” cities.

    Giving states and cities more power is one solution to polarization.

  • August 18, 2017

    US police chiefs are fighting the crackdown on “sanctuary cities”

    They say it undermines law and order.

  • August 8, 2017

    Trump administration: sanctuary cities don’t deserve crime-fighting help

    Including Baltimore. And even San Bernardino.

  • July 26, 2017

    Trump’s war on sanctuary cities has begun

    After months of empty threats, the administration is moving aggressively to defund cities that don’t let ICE agents into local jails.

  • May 24, 2017

    Trump’s budget sneakily asks for new weapon against sanctuary cities

    Trump couldn’t defund sanctuary cities on his own. So he’s asking Congress to help.

  • April 25, 2017

    The Trump administration’s efforts to defund “sanctuary cities” just suffered a major setback

    Stop me if you've heard this before: A federal judge says a Trump immigration proposal might be unconstitutional.

  • April 25, 2017

    How sanctuary cities actually work

    We know Trump wants to defund them, but what exactly are they?

  • April 21, 2017

    The Trump administration’s first step to defund “sanctuary cities” is surprisingly cautious

    They’re asking a handful of cities and states to obey a federal law...that cities already say they comply with.

  • December 19, 2016

    How Donald Trump could defund blue America

    Democratic mayors are spoiling for a fight with Trump over “sanctuary cities.” They might regret it.

  • July 23, 2015

    Sanctuary cities: The latest anti-immigration panic, explained

    The House just passed a bill to crack down on cities that limit their assistance with federal immigration agents. But do they understand what they're doing?

  • July 8, 2015

    A San Francisco murder became about the city's immigration policy. Here's why that's wrong

    Francisco Sanchez was released from jail before killing Kathryn Steinle. But the feds could have done more to prevent him from going free.

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