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Immigration

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  • CitiesSpeak

The executive order on refugees has had a significant impact on America's cities – but it could also be an indicator of how the president's executive orders will generally be interpreted throughout the legal system…

photo - What's Next for President Trump's Travel Ban
photo - What's Next for President Trump's Travel Ban
  • CitiesSpeak

President Donald Trump’s refugee executive order has resulted in confusion and lawsuits which will continue to be resolved in the upcoming months. On Monday night, acting Attorney General Sally Yates directed Justice Department attorneys not to…

photo - Refugee Executive Order Faces Legal Challenges
photo - Refugee Executive Order Faces Legal Challenges
  • CitiesSpeak

An attempt to shift the federal responsibility of enforcing federal immigration laws to local governments is an unfunded mandate that diverts critical resources from local government programs.

This post was co-…

photo - The Federal Government Needs to Fix the Immigration System — Not Cities
photo - The Federal Government Needs to Fix the Immigration System — Not Cities
  • CitiesSpeak

The State and Local Legal Center's Lisa Soronen discusses a few possible legal theories cities may rely on if they sue the federal government in the wake of President Trump's most recent executive order.

On the…

photo - Legal Steps Sanctuary Cities Can Take If They Lose Federal Funding
photo - Legal Steps Sanctuary Cities Can Take If They Lose Federal Funding
  • CitiesSpeak

Campaign rhetoric can give us insight into a politician’s perspective, even after they take office.

This is a guest post by Dr. Michael Pagano. 

The 2016 presidential campaign rhetoric was laced with…

photo - Forecasting the Future of Cities Under President Trump
photo - Forecasting the Future of Cities Under President Trump
  • CitiesSpeak

Before the government shutdown, Members of Congress and their constituents were talking about important city issues, immigration among them. NLC joins the chorus of voices asking the House of Representatives to move on a common sense approach to…

  • CitiesSpeak
Mayor John DeStefano

 

The following post was written by John DeStefano, Jr., Mayor of the City of New Haven, Conn., and Past NLC President.  It originally appeared as a column in the New Haven Register on February 9, and…