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battles.a Chicago: Immigration Agents and Trump Administration

battles.a chicago: It's unclear how the warning impacts ongoing legal battles.A Chicago federal judge last month imposed a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration from tying grants to two new conditions, according to Metro News. One is that cities give immigration agents access to local jails. They have until Oct. 27 to show they are complying, including with longstanding federal law that says cities can't hinder information sharing with immigration agents. The department appealed, arguing the injunction shouldn't apply nationally but only to Chicago. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he disagrees with Thursday's finding, saying his city won't pick between the philosophy of community policing and the principles of being a welcoming city. ( As reported in the news.