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Decision: Trump Administration

decision: The decision came in a lawsuit filed against the state by the Trump administration seeking to block all three laws.article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver High on Life vloggers die in Shannon Falls tragedy Vancouver acting community rallies behind couple who lost everything in Kitsilano fire HOLinspired Friends of Vancouver High on Life vloggers pay tribute Nine Lower Mainland Safeway stores close today, affecting 1,000 workers In an unusual move for a federal judge, John Mendez ended his opinion with pleas that it not be viewed through a political lens, and that Congress and the president set aside the partisan and polarizing politics dominating the current immigration debate to address the issue, according to Vancouver Courier. There is no place for politics in our judicial system, and this one opinion will neither define nor solve the complicated immigration issues currently facing our nation, Mendez, who was nominated to the federal bench by Republican President George W. Bush, wrote in his opinion dated July 4. California can limit police co-operation with immigration officials and require inspections of detention facilities but can't enforce a key part of a third state sanctuary law barring private employers from allowing immigration officials on their premises without a warrant, a U.S. judge ruled Thursday. Mendez's mixed ruling allowed both sides to claim victory. The Constitution gives the people of California, not the Trump administration, the power to decide how we will provide for our public safety and general welfare. Today the federal court issued a strong ruling against federal government overreach, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a statement. ( As reported in the news.