The Trump administration intends to file a lawsuit against California over three of the state’s immigration laws, ramping up its fight against so-called “sanctuary” policies.
The lawsuit, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions will formally announce on Wednesday, is the latest in a string of measures by the administration to counter local efforts to limit police cooperation with deportation of undocumented immigrants.
“The Department of Justice and the Trump administration are going to fight these unjust, unfair and unconstitutional policies that have been imposed on you,” Sessions will tell law enforcement officers during a speech on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
“We are fighting to make your jobs safer and to help you reduce crime in America. And I believe that we are going to win,” he will say.
California passed three so-called sanctuary laws last year in response to the federal government’s enforcement…