U.S. Justice Dept sues California over ‘sanctuary’ policies

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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO March 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department sued the state of California over so-called “sanctuary” policies that try to protect illegal immigrants against deportation, ramping up a confrontation over whether local police should enforce federal law.

The lawsuit, filed late Tuesday in federal court in Sacramento, the California state capital, takes aim at three state laws passed last year that the Justice Department contends violate the U.S. Constitution.
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