This is a “friend of the court” brief, filed by the ACLU, in support of a legal challenge brought by the cities of Providence and Central Falls to a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) policy conditioning the receipt of federal law enforcement funds on municipal collaboration with immigration officials. Update: First Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the DOJ requirements in March 2020.




Cody Wofsy, Nicholas Trott Long

Date filed

November 14, 2019