“Chelsea, Lawrence sue over Trump’s sanctuary city order”

“The cities of Lawrence and Chelsea filed a lawsuit in federal court in Boston Wednesday challenging President Trump’s executive order that would strip funding for so-called Sanctuary Cities, saying the president’s proposal is an unconstitutional penalty for local governments that have sought to build trust with their immigrant communities.

“The lawsuit seeks to block enforcement of the executive order, and it seeks a federal judge’s declaratory ruling that the communities are not in violation of any federal laws, and therefore could not be subjected to the penalties outlined in the executive order.”

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