Do Sanctuary Cities Have a Right to Defy Trump?

Since the election, mayors and officials in many major U.S. cities have stated they will remain «sanctuary cities», or places where local law enforcement limit their cooperation with federal authorities to detain or pursue undocumented immigrants, despite threats from President-elect Donald J. Trump to take away their federal funding.

Do cities have a legal right to defy the government on immigration policy?

This is part of the Issues for Trump and America series.

Responses:

Sanctuary Cities Have a Legal Right to Defy the Federal Government

Cesar Vargas, lawyer

Sanctuary Cities Must Cooperate With Federal Enforcement

Jan C. Ting, law professor

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