In Sanctuary City Crackdown, Justice Department Threatens to Withhold Grants From 8 Cities


The letters were sent to officials in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Miami, Milwaukee, New York City and Sacramento, Calif., as well as Cook County, Ill. These municipalities were identified in a Justice Department inspector general’s report last year as potentially out of compliance with the requirements.

Friday’s letter asks the cities to send documentation that they are in compliance by the end of June.

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