Judge Rules to Temporarily Halt Trump's Funding Freeze for Sanctuary Cities

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Department of Homeland Security John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Session speak to the media during a tour of the border and immigrant detention operations at Brown Field Station on April 21, 2017 in Otay Mesa, California.  (Photo: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

A federal judge ruled in favor of Santa Clara and San Francisco County on Tuesday, temporarily halting President Trump’s executive order to freeze federal funding for sanctuary cities. In a special broadcast from Contra Costa College, situated at the border of Richmond and San Pablo, both sanctuary cities, we'll discuss the ruling and what it means going forward for the Trump administration, U.S. immigration policy and Bay Area communities.

Guests:

Marisa Lagos, reporter, KQED's California Politics & Government Desk

John Gioia, supervisor, Contra Costa County

David Levine, professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies, Center for Immigration Studies

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