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Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Sanctuary Cities Order

The city of Seattle sued the Trump administration over the president’s executive order that calls for cutting federal funding for so-called sanctuary cities and other jurisdictions that protect undocumented immigrants.

Seattle’s mayor contends Trump’s threat to withhold funding for local governments that don’t cooperate with his immigration crackdown is unconstitutional in a complaint filed Wednesday.

Seattle’s lawsuit follows an earlier complaint by the city of San Francisco that has drawn support from cities throughout the Bay Area.

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