Immigration

Fighting Illegal Immigration
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.
Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds President Donald Trump’s Decision to Phase Out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program General Landry: I am glad President Trump is defending the separation of powers, preserving the rule of law, and ending the unconstitutional DACA program. Read More
Unlicensed Dentist Providing Services to Illegal Immigrants Arrested in New Orleans General Landry: Unfortunately, illegal immigration creates an underground illegal economy ranging from human trafficking to professional occupation fraud. Our office will remain diligent in investigating those who blatantly break the law. Read More
Attorney General Jeff Landry Leads Ten-State Coalition in Fight Against Sanctuary Cities General Landry: Sanctuary policies obstructing cooperation with federal agencies defy the rule of law. The President’s executive order aims to protect Americans from these reckless and illegal practices. Read More
Sanctuary City Prohibition Passes the Louisiana House with Support from Attorney General Jeff Landry General Landry: The Senate and the Governor should stand with Representative Hodges and the people of our State and say no to the harboring of illegal aliens. We must stand together in support of this public safety measure. Read More
Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office Creation Applauded by Attorney General Jeff Landry General Landry: Louisiana citizens have been killed, raped, and sexually exploited by illegal immigrants. While I will always remain frustrated by these crimes because the perpetrators should never have been here, I am grateful for the assistance VOICE will be able to provide the victims and their families. Read More
New Orleans Put on Notice Over Sanctuary City Immigration Policies General Landry: With NOPD woefully understaffed and the City under dire budgetary times, the Mayor should put protecting the citizens and taxpayers over his political harboring of illegal aliens. And John Bel Edwards should to do all he can to ensure New Orleans complies with federal law and does not lose crucial federal grant funding, which the Governor has repeatedly defined as tax dollars coming back home instead of going to other states. Read More
Attorney General Jeff Landry Calls Out Sanctuary New Orleans Jail Policy General Landry: I believe that actions taken by the DOJ can influence the changes necessary to remedy this incongruence of policies created by the Obama Administration. Read More
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry Speaks Out on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Declaring Sanctuary Cities – like New Orleans – Could Lose Federal Funding General Landry: By refusing to cooperate with ICE, New Orleans is risking not only the security of citizens in our State but also their funding. Read More
Attorney General Jeff Landry on President Donald Trump’s Illegal Immigration Executive Order General Landry: I fully support the President in withholding federal funding from cities who engage in sanctuary city polices. Sanctuary city policies are dangerous to citizens who are lawfully in this country. Read More
Attorney General Jeff Landry Arrests Illegal Alien for Child Exploitation General Landry: It is important for all elected officials to recognize the importance of cooperating with federal authorities to root out illegal immigration. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More


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