BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The White House has outlined a plan to withhold critical federal funding from any jurisdiction that refuses to assist in illegal immigration cases.
Some local leaders remain defiant.
The president has slammed cities and counties that pledge to shield illegal immigrants from Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. Now, the administration has a plan to penalize those jurisdictions.
As ICE agents arrest illegal immigrants around the country, a showdown has surfaced.
Some localities have defiantly refused to assist. Leaders say that’s the federal government’s job.
But now the Trump administration says it will cut off some federal funding for sanctuary cities and counties that refuse to help.