‘Sanctuary city’ status could cost Bay State cities millions

A new federal policy to compel immigration detentions by local cops likely conflicts with a bombshell Supreme Judicial Court decision from earlier this week, Bay State elected officials say — and they plan to push back despite the possibility of losing millions of grant dollars.

The Department of Justice has announced it won’t release certain grants unless cities and states allow federal immigration officials access to their detention facilities, and give 48 hours notice before releasing illegal immigrants who are wanted by federal officials. Boston is set to receive $1 million in DOJ grants this year. The state received $3.4 million in grants last year. | More…

| Boston Herald

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