Annie Lai

University of California-Irvine

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Professor of law, University of California-Irvine.

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We look into case law and constitutional arguments -- with a refresher on the 10th Amendment -- on whether the federal government can take money away from states and cities that…

Is it legal to sanction sanctuary cities?

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