56 Cities and Counties Ask 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to Affirm District Court’s Nationwide Injunction Against Trump Administration’s Executive Order Threatening Withdrawal of Funds from “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions

Fifty-six cities and counties across the country have filed an amicus brief asking a federal appeals court to uphold the U.S. District Court’s late 2017 nationwide injunction against the Trump Administration’s Executive Order that threatened local governments with “defunding” if they failed to cooperate with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the administration’s satisfaction.