Cities, feds spar in court over immigration requirements

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has appealed a ruling that blocked the U.S. Department of Justice from requiring communities to comply with immigration mandates before receiving federal funding. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has appealed a ruling that blocked the U.S. Department of Justice from requiring communities to comply with immigration mandates before receiving federal funding. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
BOSTON (AP) — Two Rhode Island cities and the Trump administration were back in court Wednesday arguing over whether the federal government can require communities to comply with immigration mandates before receiving federal funding. A three-judge panel of U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston heard arguments in a case centered on U.S. Department…

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