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West Palm Beach "may share" immigration info with federal agencies

Jeff Sessions sitting at a desk and his glasses down on his nose
Photo: Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via Getty

The "sanctuary city" West Palm Beach told city employees today that they "may share" any information with federal law enforcement, including ICE, as part of a settlement of its litigation with the Department of Justice. DOJ has told the city that they are now in compliance with federal law.

The back story: In January, Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent letters to 23 jurisdictions, including West Palm Beach, requesting proof that they were cooperating with federal law enforcement. Sessions threatened subpoenas, and West Palm Beach sued the DOJ in response.