High school students from all over San Francisco staged a walkout Thursday, streaming into the streets and heading toward City Hall to rally in protest of President-elect Donald Trump. At least 10 area public schools took part. Their shouts and chants can be heard in numerous videos.
Dennis Herrera, city attorney of San Francisco, filed a lawsuit over Trump’s executive order that threatens to punish cities that shelter undocumented immigrants.
Herrera filed the lawsuit in federal court Tuesday arguing that the executive order, which seeks to withhold federal funding from cities that does not to detain undocumented immigrants, is illegal.
Citing the 10th Amendment, which states powers not granted to the federal government are the purview of the states, Herrera contends that Trump does not have the authority to cut federal funds over a matter of state and local policy. Read more