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Jennifer Chacón

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Professor of law at the University of California, Irvine.

Jennifer Chacón on KCRW

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against California targets three laws the state legislature passed last year to protect young undocumented immigrants.

Where is the legal line for states wanting to buck the feds on immigration?

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against California targets three laws the state legislature passed last year to protect young undocumented immigrants.

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California is debating becoming a sanctuary state, setting up a direct confrontation with President Trump and his executive order penalizing sanctuary cities.

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