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State Capitol: California and Country

state capitol: As he excoriated California officials for their policies and actions, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned against rewarding people who enter the country illegally, according to Metro News. It's a rejection of law and it creates an open borders system, he told California law enforcement officials in Sacramento on Wednesday, just a few blocks from the state capitol . Open borders is a radical, irrational idea that cannot be accepted. The Trump administration's lawsuit challenging California's efforts to protect immigrants who are in the country illegally served as the latest warning shot at communities nationwide with so-called sanctuary policies. California Gov. Criticism of the lawsuit also came from sanctuary states and cities around the country. Jerry Brown and state Attorney General Xavier Becerra, both Democrats, called Sessions' visit and the lawsuit a political stunt and denied that they want to give immigrants free rein to enter the country illegally. ( As reported in the news.