Judge Orrick is a campaign bundler to former President Obama for over $200,000, and is married to a pro-abortion activist. You might remember Judge Orrick from 2015 when he blocked the release of videos made by the Center for Medical Progress, the group that unveiled Planned Parenthood’s participation in the sale of organs harvested from aborted children. AP News
Rick Moran: Federal judge issues ruling against Trump executive order on sanctuary cities
If ICE cannot get states and cities to enforce federal immigration law, they are going to have to do it themselves. That means hiring thousands more agents in addition to the 10,000 already in the pipeline. If states and cities are not going to cooperate with ICE – going so far as to refuse to inform the feds when an illegal alien is in custody for committing an additional crime – then federal immigration enforcement officers are going to have to use their own resources to arrest and deport illegals.
WCBM "San Francisco based Federal Judge, William Orrick, issued a preliminary injunction today blocking any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials.
"Judge Orrick said president Trump has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.
(Via AP) […] U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits — one brought by the city of San Francisco, the other by Santa Clara County — against an executive order targeting communities that protect immigrants from deportation. The injunction will stay in place while the lawsuits work their way through court. (read more)The injunction will stay in place while the lawsuits work their way through court.
A Federal Judge Issues a Mostly Meaningless Ruling Against a Mostly Meaningless Executive Order "The bottom line? Trump isn’t blocked from enforcing existing law. He’s only blocked from engaging in illegal acts that the DOJ promised the court that it wasn’t considering. In other words, move along. There’s not much to see here."
It’s true, that’s why they’re bringing these challenges in the 9th Circuit, because they know they can expect a more favorable judgment.
Courts in the Bay Area will be the channel for this law.