Skip to comments.Justice Department Sues State of New Jersey, New Jersey Governor, and New Jersey Attorney General for Prohibiting State Officials From Sharing Information With U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Posted on 02/10/2020 3:45:27 PM PST by ransomnote
Today, the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the State of New Jersey, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy, and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. The lawsuit challenges New Jersey Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2018-6, which prohibits state officials from sharing information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) related to the immigration status and release dates of individuals in their custody.
The directive also requires New Jersey law enforcement to “promptly notify a detained individual, in writing and in a language the individual can understand” if ICE files an immigration detainer request for the individual. According to the complaint filed today, on multiple occasions last year, New Jersey officials failed to provide information regarding the release dates of aliens who had been charged with or convicted of crimes. New Jersey’s decision to obstruct federal immigration enforcement by refusing to provide such information is unlawful under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
A copy of the complaint is available here.
Amazing what being acquitted of impeachment can do. But perhaps this is all merely a coinkidink.
More good news below:
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Charging that so-called “sanctuary” cities that protect illegal immigrants are jeopardizing domestic security, Attorney General Bill Barr announced a slew of additional sanctions that he called a “significant escalation” against left-wing local and state governments that obstruct the “lawful functioning of our nation’s immigration system.”
Speaking at the National Sheriffs Association 2020 Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., Barr said the Justice Department would immediately file multiple lawsuits against sanctuary jurisdictions, and implement new national reviews of left-wing sanctuary governments and prosecutors.
“The department is filing a complaint against the State of New Jersey seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against its laws that forbid state and local law enforcement from sharing vital information about criminal aliens with DHS,” Barr said.
The gloves are off!
Loving these lawsuits, today!!
Well it is a start. but it is still a piece of paper. Until the gov goes to jail for ignoring the injunction, should they get that result from the court, they will just continue violating the law..
Imagine if Bush did this at any point when yhe Republicans controlled everything from 2002 to 2006...AND when we had less illegals than we do now. Could have nipped the problem in the bud. And they wonder why we don’t like the GOPe.
Don’t know who NJ’s AG is, but I’ll bet they are a leftist prick.
Anything that cuts the balls off of Gov. Murphy is a positive for humanity. He is one of the most psychotic governors I’ve ever heard (and his competition is stiff - Newsome, Cuomo, former Gov. Martin O’Malley - Md, anyone from Washington State or Oregon, Illinois, or most of New England).
Stick it to the bastards like the Mafia did to their rivals - as John Gotti used to say, “Let’s send them on a vacation to Jersey”.
There are a few standards that one should contest:
You don’t mess with a junkyard dog
You don’t pull on Superman’s cape
You don’t urinate into the wind
You don’t make the Lone Ranger mad
You don’t make Donald J Trump mad
Most of us know all of these little gems. Apparently
Dems do not.
More entertainment than I ever thought I would see.
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