(CNN)San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the US to file a lawsuit over President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting sanctuary cities.
Signed January 25, the order aims to crack down on sanctuary cities, the term for jurisdictions with policies that limit cooperation between or involvement with federal immigration enforcement.
The order threatens to withhold federal funding from cities that hinder efforts to capture and deport undocumented immigrants. It contends they harm public safety.
Cities with diverse immigrant populations have adopted various forms of…