Skip to comments.Sessions Targets California Immigrants Using a Ruling That Protected Them (haha)
Posted on 03/07/2018 7:08:08 PM PST by NRx
WASHINGTON Attorney General Jeff Sessions sued California this week for not doing enough to find and punish unauthorized immigrants, and said on Wednesday he was girding for an epic battle.
California is using every power it has and some it doesnt to frustrate federal law enforcement, he said in a speech in Sacramento. So you can be sure Im going to use every power I have to stop them.
One of the weapons Mr. Sessions is counting on is a 2012 Supreme Court ruling siding with the Obama administration, which had sued Arizona for violating federal immigration laws. But in that case Mr. Obamas lawyers accused the state of going too far in trying to find and punish unauthorized immigrants.
The state may not pursue policies that undermine federal law, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority.
So it may turn out that the principle of federal supremacy over immigration established by the Obama administration will help the Trump Justice Department achieve diametrically different goals.
The tables are turned, said Peter J. Spiro, a law professor at Temple University.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
In before the Sessions bashing and obligatory Keebler elf cheap-shot comparison.
The Law is an a$$...
Since when wouldn’t the Democrats want it both ways when it suits them? They have nothing but contempt for the rule of law.
Sessions showing up in the state and Mrs. Brown turning ten shades of purple while Becerra and Deleon are changing to dry pants in the mens’ room ? - Priceless.
Much different cases: Arizona was trying to enforce the federal immigration laws on the books; California is trying to thwart them. Does Sessions have to go before the Ninth Circus Court of Appeals in the People’s Republic of California?
NRx, the “ha ha” at the end of the title, made the title!
Send in the military. Arrest every guberment official in californicate.
“So it may turn out that the principle of federal supremacy over immigration established by the Obama administration”
They didn’t do that. Mariana Pfaelzer, Federal Judge for the Southern District of California, did that in 1996 when she overturned much of Prop. 187.
The mantra that the Mexican Reconquistadors screamed was ‘a state cannot make an immigration law’.
Now the very people who said that 22 years ago are the ones who pushed these laws through the California State legislature: Kevin de Leon, Anthony Rendon and host of other non-American garbage who have no business making laws for Americans.
They knew that people would not remember, or call them on the outrageous hypocrisy.
Until now. Until Don Trump, the steamroller coming at them.
I had thought tonight -get all marshals, border patrol - start in north and just start down the state- herding illegals to the south back to the border
Never mind that the first sentence of this article is a stinkin lie.
Nobody had a problem doing that in the South when they refused to toe the Federal line.
Sessions referred to that. He's right.
Amen! I live in California and that idea will not break my heart at all.
Jerry Brown and the rest of them are punks.
ooh, I just love hoisting liberals on their own petard.
Sooo, at times something good is seen by tinkering with our Constitution. Though it’s hardly the outcome anyone thought to see.
It will prove to be most interesting to see how judges will handle transgender intermingling in the rest rooms of America. Or the separation and divorce of a married same sex couple. Or the right of religious freedom when the charge is used in another context. Might we expect to see a lot of back tracking and liberal tears?
The part of the lawsuit Tucker read tonight copies the wording from Obama’s suit verbatim. He’s trolling them bigly.
Jerry Brown (Moonbeam) is foaming at the mouth.
I would 1) start throwing Californian mayors, etc. in jail for obstruction, etc. and 2) have a large bulk of ICE camping all over those libtard ‘sanctuary’ cities, etc.
This should have been his priority from day one. Instead of chasing Reefer Madness, recusing himself repeatedly and taking a nap for months on end.
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