Lawsuit against California mirrors Arizona immigration fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration's lawsuit against California over state laws aimed at protecting immigrants makes the same argument the Obama administration made when it went after an Arizona law that sought to crack down on people in the country illegally: The power to regulate immigration lies primarily with the U.S. government.
But legal experts say the two states' laws are fundamentally different, so the claim that states can't control immigration may not carry as much weight in the lawsuit announced by U.S Attorney Jeff Sessions.
Sessions is challenging three California... read more
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