Mayors nationwide say they will boycott a meeting with President Trump after the department warned that state and local officials could be forced to prove they are cooperating with federal immigration authorities.
The California politician does not like where the U.S. is headed and may run for president in 2020 to change the country's course.
Earl “Buddy” Carter argues to withhold grants from cities that don't follow federal immigration procedure.
The state's attorney general has joined an effort to charge the Department of Justice with violating the Constitution.
The DOJ crackdown on sanctuary cities with high rates of violence could mean pulling funding for anti-violence programs.
The news came the same day President Trump called undocumented immigrant gang members "animals" in a xenophobic speech in Ohio.
As many Democrats face backlash for their weak opposition to the Trump administration, the California Senate leader stands out for his refusal to mince words.
Tuesday marked the third time a Donald Trump policy connected to immigration has been struck down on constitutional grounds.