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Petition Submitted asking DOJ to sue Illinois over sanctuary state status

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Monday, April 16, 2018  |  Article  |  Illinois Review

Governor (44) , Immigration (99a)

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner smiles after signing legislation that limits how local and state police can cooperate with federal immigration authorities. AP (Ashlee Rezin /)


The following petition has been filed by Rosanna Pulido via the White House site "We the People".  

WE, The Citizens of Illinois want the Dept Of Justice to sue The State Illinois for their Sanctuary State Policies.

In Illinois we have unjust, unfair, and unconstitutional policies that have been imposed on us, by the Illinois General Assembly and the Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. They have enacted the TRUST ACT SB31 Illinois Trust Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency or official shall not detain or continue to detain any individual solely on the basis of any immigration detainer \ immigration detainer . Provides that a law enforcement agency or official shall not (1) give any immigration agent access to any individual; (2) transfer any person into an immigration agent's custody; (3) permit immigration agents use of agency facilities or equipment. Our Public Safety is at risk! We ask the Dept of Justice to give the Tax payers of Illinois Protection, and a fighting chance!!

According to the website, in order for the petition to get a response from the White House, the petition needs 99,997 signatures by May 15, 2018.

The petition can be found HERE.