conflicts

Legislative Backlash Against Sanctuary Policies

Legislative Backlash Against Sanctuary Policies

A backlash against policies of shielding residents who are unlawfully present within a given jurisdiction is developing across the country, but in the rush to report on these activities at the Federal level the actions of multiple States moving in this direction have been largely glossed over.

Federal and Local Law Conflicts

Normally federal law applies to all states and localities with no exceptions. However, there are many examples of where states have passed legislation directly contradicting federal law. While the federal government has the power to intervene and enforce their laws at any time, they have not taken much action for a few key laws.