California's decision not to assist federal immigration enforcement in its endeavors is not an 'obstacle' to that enforcement effort. Standing aside does not equate to standing in the way.

July 9, 2018 AT 3:00 AM

Ruling from U.S. District Judge John Mendez, an appointee of George W. Bush, in a case brought by the Trump administration against three of California's so-called sanctuary laws. Mendez upheld two of them.