TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 19, 2018
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a nationwide injunction that bars the Department of Justice from withholding public safety grants from cities that don’t cooperate with immigration enforcement, the ABA Journal reports. “The power of the purse rests with Congress,” Judge Ilana Rovner wrote in her majority opinion. “Which authorized the federal funds at issue and did not impose any immigration enforcement conditions on the receipt of such funds.”