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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Federalism
Deportations

Federalism May Allow States To Buck Trump Deportations

Although states cannot evade enforcement of federal laws, they can refuse to cooperate with federal authorities in carrying out mass deportation. The underlying premise is that the U.S. Constitution mandates power be divided between the national government and state governments, which gives states constitutional grounds for resisting.

January 14, 2017