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Citizenship Status: Justice Department and California Laws

citizenship status: The U.S. Justice Department is challenging three California laws that, among other things, bar police from asking people about their citizenship status or participating in federal immigration enforcement activities, according to CTV. The suit filed in federal court in Sacramento says the laws are unconstitutional and have kept federal agents from doing their jobs. He is expected to speak to law enforcement officials in the state's capital Wednesday, just hours after the U.S. Justice Department filed suit - the most aggressive move yet in the Trump administration's push to force so-called sanctuary cities and states to co-operate with immigration authorities. The Department of Justice and the Trump administration are going to fight these unjust, unfair and unconstitutional policies that have been imposed on you, Sessions said in prepared remarks. California officials remained defiant, with Democratic Gov. I believe that we are going to win. ( As reported in the news.