POLITICS
01/31/2017 01:09 pm ET Updated Jan 31, 2017

San Francisco Sues Trump Over Sanctuary City Order

This is the first court challenge to the order.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - San Francisco filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order directing the U.S. government to withhold money from cities that have adopted sanctuary policies toward undocumented immigrants.

The lawsuit, filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, marks the first court challenge over the sanctuary order filed by one of the targeted cities. (Reporting by Dan Levine; Editing by Tom Brown)

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