On Monday, Sessions warned again that cities that refuse to detain undocumented immigrants will face consequences - apparently ignoring critics who argue that asking local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law could violate the U.S. Constitution.
Sessions said the Justice Department will require compliance with immigration laws in order for the cities to receive grants through the Office of Justice Programs.
Many prosecutors and police in cities across the USA have said that undocumented immigrants have begun avoiding law enforcement officials at all costs since the new administration announced its crackdown on immigration, sometimes even declining to testify in court and report crimes.
"As my office's legal guidance makes clear, President Trump lacks the constitutional authority to broadly cut off funding to states and cities just because they have lawfully acted to protect immigrant families".
"When cities and states refuse to help enforce immigration laws, our nation is less safe", Sessions said during today's briefing, according to CBS News.
It would bar the use of local or state resources to assist in enforcement of federal immigration law.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks during the daily White House press briefing on Monday.
Nationwide, $4.1 billion was awarded by the Justice Department in grants for local policing, Sessions said.
Sessions answered the question indirectly saying, "Well you know, Maryland is talking about a state law, to make the state a sanctuary state".
Section 1373 prohibits localities from obstructing federal immigration enforcement, but does not require those jurisdictions to perform the duties of federal immigration agents. In the news conference, Sessions painted a picture of violent criminals on the loose, stating that "countless Americans would be alive today" if it weren't for sanctuary cities and states.
The report also noted one case in Westchester County on February 1.
Reporter: What about the Eric Garner case and the white supremacist that killed the black man in NY? New Orleans, Philadelphia, Chicago and New York City, which were all singled out as possibly noncompliant by the Justice Department´s inspector general last year, collectively received $15 million in the past fiscal year for projects including crime prevention, and a missing children´s task force.
Gains were seen across the board in February, with household goods rising 3.7 percent and clothing growing 1 percent. Both numbers were significantly worse than had been expected by economists polled in the run up to the data.
The service, designed around instant gratification, will launch this summer and could be seen as a direct rival to Amazon Prime. Guaranteed Delivery is launching this summer and won't cost anything extra for eBay shoppers.
In the meantime you can empty your bank account by picking up the first in the new Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series. Whether or not the Tech controller series will be quite as good quality as the Pro controllers remains to be seen.
According to The Las Vegas Review-Journal, three men walked into the Bellagio dressed in "dark, nice suits" and animals masks. When it wouldn't start, they tried to carjack someone else's auto , and then tried to run away, the Las Vegas Sun reported .
The goal, an expansion of a plan set in motion three years ago to hire 10,000 veterans by 2018 - a goal it has already reached. Schultz, referring those who believe the company has lost its luster, said, "They don't know what they're talking about".
The Syrian army claimed it successfully shot down one Israeli plane and hit a second - a claim swiftly denied by Israel. The group is sworn to Israel's destruction, and fired thousands of rockets into Israel during a monthlong war in 2006.
Wilcox (Tampa Bay) have also signed elsewhere, and fellow cornerback Morris Claiborne is also receiving interest from other teams. It has the potential to be worth $24 million, but will more likely end up a two-year, $12 million signing.
Though you may think you've hung up in time, Howard said the call still comes through and dispatchers take it seriously. A Dallas , Texas, 6-month-old died over the weekend after the child's caretaker was unable to get through to 911.
Lynda La Plante said of the late author : "Colin Dexter, a masterful writer and storyteller who entertained millions of readers". Dexter himself had cameo appearances in all but three of the 33 episodes made between 1987 and 2000, according to Wikipedia.
The 1.3 million in shares sold represent about 0.8 percent of Tesla's total outstanding shares, as recently as December 31. It also makes sense with the upcoming addition of the Tesla Model 3 that the Model S will become more expensive .
German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, speaking to reporters after the meeting, said the talks were long and frank. This G-20 meeting is an opportunity to discuss challenges for the global economy ahead of the summit meeting in July.
Massive Fire Destroys CA Apartment Building
The building, like many apartment structures in Oakland, has a long and recent history of code violations. Crews are reporting that the roof and floors are collapsing, forcing crews to withdraw from the building.
Drogheda asked to just switch off for 'Earth Hour'
The global Earth Hour initiative aimed at energy conservation was observed between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm on Saturday. Last year, scientists recorded the Earth's hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row.
What James Gunn Thinks Of The Justice League Trailer
USA Today published a new interview with director Zack Snyder to coincide with the release of the new Justice League trailer. The trailer runs two and a half minutes and shows off Aquaman in full-on combat mode, both underwater and in the streets.
Cops in standoff after fatal Las Vegas bus shooting
The armed suspect is now alone on the bus, and police are working to get him into custody, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said. There is no evidence of a second shooter and it is not an active shooter situation as was initially reported.
Republicans cancel Thursday health care vote
The GOP-controlled House will delay its vote on the bill , called the American Health Care Act , sources told CNBC. If all Democrats and 23 Republicans in the House vote against the bill, it would be defeated.
Apple iPad Pro 2 Lineup Will Take the Market by Storm
The existing 12.9-inch iPad Pro will also be getting the True Tone display, which is now limited to the current 9.7-inch model. It is not yet clear, how much the 10.5-inch iPad Pro 2 will cost, but it is hoped that it will have a price tag of $599.
House budget panel narrowly approves GOP health care bill
Justin Amash, R-Mich, turned to Twitter after the president spoke to make it clear not all conservatives had been flipped. But under the GOP plan, his annual premium would be $14,600 since its tax credit would not offset as much of the cost.
Dele Alli penalty helps Tottenham down Southampton
Which was the 79 head to head among Tottenham and Southampton . 52' - GOAL! Tottenham 2-1 Southampton (Ward-Prowse). It's a good thing for them and congratulations to them and to the club. "I can not see the difference".
Dollar sinks to lowest in a month
Some investors had begun to speculate that four increases may be possible given how much the economy and inflation have picked up. Stock markets across the Atlantic were also strong, with the French CAC 40 up 0.6 percent and Germany's DAX also up 0.6 percent.
Thumbs down for Netflix's new ratings system?
Criticism broke online and Jones eventually quit Twitter, after asking fans "not to make assumptions" before watching the show. Notably because his main character, Danny Rand is much more naive and candid than Matt Murdock, Jessica Jones or Luke Cage .
Northwestern savors its turn as NCAA tournament darling
The Wildcats can stay in the game with the Bulldogs if they underperform again and they are surely showing some Big Dance jitters. They got the knowledge of how the entertainment business works in Evanston and have taken their talents to the world.