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Case 3:17-cv-04642-WHO Document 145
October 5, 2018

City and County of San Francisco and State of California, Ex rel. Xavier Becerra, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the State of California, Plaintiffs, v. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, et al, Defendant
By United States District Court Northern District of California


The federal district court in San Francisco v Sessions ruled on October 5, 2018 that the Attorney Generalís actions to condition grants to state and local agencies on their cooperation with ICE was unconstitutional and issued a nationwide injunction. As part of the facts relied upon by the court in justifying its decision showing immigration costs were being shifted onto the states and thus unconstitutional, the opinion sites TRACís research findings. The particular TRAC data the opinion cited showed Californiaís law enforcement agencies experienced double the detainer requests from ICE in one year Ė from 15,000 in fiscal year 2016 to 30,000 in fiscal year 2017.


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