Colorado lawmakers who disagree point out that the U.S. Constitution forbids local cops from enforcing federal laws.
An Oregon lawmaker called the suit an attempt to "bully states".
The meeting came a day after the Trump administration announced it had filed a lawsuit challenging California laws that it says protect immigrants in the country illegally.
A Williams' bill a year ago would have allowed local government officials to face civil or criminal penalties if public policies on immigration led to the injury of citizens.
Ex-Trump aide emerges from grand jury
He was sacked in 2014 after an unflattering piece about Trump ran in BuzzFeed. "Donald Trump won this election on his own". However, he backed down later on the same day, pledging on CNN that he was "going to cooperate with whatever they want".
Trump says immigration authorities were ready to take 1,000 people off the streets but that Schaaf's warning led them to scatter.
Report authors also say that the historical use of detainers - as clarified under the Immigration and Nationality Act - was for local law enforcement agencies to inform the federal government of anticipated release, not an authorization or request to continue an individual's detention. "Which is a very hard position to take because generally speaking, federal immigration law preempts nationally", said Ardiaz Legal analysts say this lawsuit is only the latest volley in the prolonged feud between the president and the state.
"Sanctuary cities" are illegal in IN which also means that any town, city, or county in IN must fully cooperate with ICE officers.
Four Colorado lawmakers are bringing to the White House their ideas on punishing so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration officials.
US, Australia working quickly on a 'security agreement' to avoid 232 tariffs
Australia's aluminium exports, worth approximately $70 million, are dominated by Rio Tinto, which is also hoping for concessions. Do you think it's important for Australia to keep the USA on-side? "We will be doing something with them".
Williams told the Associated Press in advance of the White House confab that he's hopeful U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions cracks down on cities that won't get involved in immigration enforcement.
He wrote to Trump a year ago urging the administration to move against Denver, when city officials said they wouldn't participate in federal roundups or raids of immigrants.
It wasn't clear if lawmakers from other states were attending the meeting.
Some Bay Area flights impacted as nor'easter barrels through East Coast
Forecasters at the Mount Holly office said the cycle could last for several days, especially in those areas with a snow pack. The storm itself doesn't concern Schwindenhammer, but cold air aloft following the storm could produce a coating to an inch.