New York State

New York Joins Law Suit Against Trump’s Order Banning Muslims From U.S.

New York is the latest state to join a federal lawsuit seeking to declare President Trump’s Muslim ban unconstitutional. The measure is detrimental to “the economic welfare, health, and well-being of its citizenry; and the interests of New York’s employers, hospitals, and educational institutions,” according to the suit. Trump caused chaos across the country with the order, not only because of its sweeping ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, but also because of the way it was implemented.... Read More...

Trump Faces Pushback From Cities Over Threatened Federal Fund Cuts

President Donald Trump’s war on so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions has sparked a backlash from the nation’s cities. They say Trump’s executive order banning federal funds is misguided because it’s based on “false assumptions” and “vague definitions.” Trump signed the order yesterday to punish Americans who live in cities, towns and counties that are sympathetic to the plight of undocumented immigrants.... Read More...