Lawyer Common Jeff Periods plans to spotlight cities that cooperate with federal immigration authorities throughout a go to to Miami.
Miami-Dade County earlier this yr reversed its “sanctuary metropolis” coverage, saying it needed to maintain receiving Justice Division grants for group policing.
Each President Donald Trump and Periods have threatened to chop such funding for therefore-referred to as sanctuary cities that defend residents from federal immigration authorities.
The lawyer common deliberate in a speech Wednesday to distinction Miami’s instance with cities like Chicago, which is suing the federal authorities over the funding threats.
Periods says in speech excerpts obtained by The Related Press that making certain public security is authorities’s elementary obligation. He says Chicago’s “sanctuary” coverage is a “unhappy instance” of the shortage of respect for the rule of regulation.