Federal Court Sides with Workers and Immigrants in Legal Action Against Trump Threat to Withhold Funding
Executive Order To Withhold Funding From "Sanctuary Cities" Ruled Unconstitutional
Last week, a federal court ruled that President Trump’s Executive Order threatening to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” is unconstitutional. The City of San Francisco filed a lawsuit against the Executive Order and SEIU 1021 members filed a formal brief in support of the lawsuit.
“Besides having a dangerous impact on public health and public safety, this would have hurt essential services local residents count on – like health care, home care, transportation, social services, and emergency response,” said SF General Hospital RN Sasha Cuttler, an SEIU 1021 member and one of the workers named in the lawsuit. Read more here.