To help reduce crime and improve public safety, Attorney General Jeff Landry will continue to do all that he can to fight federal overreach and tackle illegal immigration – from preventing sanctuary cities to closing our borders.
New Orleans Changes Its Sanctuary Policies
General Landry: I am proud that our efforts to expose the actions of the DOJ and the City of New Orleans have resulted in substantive changes to the City’s policies. Because of the efforts we made in Louisiana, our State no longer has any jurisdiction prohibited from communicating with federal immigration authorities.
Illegal Kills Two; AG Slams Immigration Policies & Calls on Senate to Act
General Landry: Sanctuary policies encourage the further migration of illegals into communities and cost a grave toll in money and safety, as was shown in the tragic deaths of St. John Fire Chief Spencer Chauvin and Jermaine Starr on Sunday.
Attorney General Jeff Landry Arrests Illegal Alien on Child Pornography
General Landry: Our office intends to be a model in arresting illegal criminals and stopping this reckless agenda that threatens public safety.
Attorney General Jeff Landry Statement on Amnesty Ruling by SCOTUS
General Landry: As I have often said – the Executive Branch cannot unilaterally make or change law, as that is the Congress or a state legislature's constitutionally valid function; today, the court confirmed that.
Attorney General Jeff Landry Statement on HB 1148
General Landry: I am extremely disappointed that the Governor and politicians who are aligned with him chose to confer criminal illegals more rights than their constituents, the citizens of Louisiana, enjoy.
Alerted by Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, Congressional Chairmen Call for Investigation into New Orleans Sanctuary City Consent Decree
General Landry: I have confidence in our law enforcement officers and believe they should be trusted to do their job without the fear of unlawful action by the federal government.
Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds Louisiana House Passage of Sanctuary City Legislation
General Landry: I applaud the House of Representatives for passing HB 1148 and HB 453, common-sense bills that uphold the rule of law and get justice for victims of crime.
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu and Obama White House Likely Violated Federal Law in Lack of Immigration Enforcement
General Landry: I am perplexed by the implication that the U.S. Department of Justice would require – through a federal Consent Decree – any city or law enforcement authority or officer to not cooperate with federal authorities.
Attorney General Jeff Landry Fights to Prohibit Sanctuary Cities in Louisiana
General Landry: Sanctuary policies encourage further illegal immigration, undermine anti-terrorism efforts, and promote an underground economy that sabotages the tax base.