Federal judge dismisses lawsuit filed by NJ counties challenging limits on ICE cooperation

NorthJersey.com: A  federal judge in New Jersey on Wednesday dismissed claims filed by Cape May and Ocean counties that challenged an attorney general directive limiting when state, county and local law enforcement can assist federal immigration authorities.

In the 53-page ruling, Chief Judge Freda Wolfson of the U.S. District Court of New Jersey stated that the provisions of the Immigrant Trust Directive, which went into effect last year, do not interfere with the federal government’s inherent power to regulate immigration and follow the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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