Because he will take actions like this.
The Department of Justice is suing California over state laws that prohibit businesses and police from cooperating with federal authorities trying to enforce immigration law.
The federal government has clear jurisdiction over immigration matters. Sanctuary cities are sanctuaries for illegal immigrants, but not for the Constitution.
Sessions is very tough on illegal immigration. And the country desperately needs that.
According to the Washington Times, there are the offending statutes:
Senate Bill 54, which took effect Jan. 1, bars state and local law enforcement officials from asking people their immigration status, prohibits them from holding migrants for pickup by ICE, and limits how much information they’re allowed to provide to ICE officers.
Assembly Bill 103, which became law last summer, requires a state-run inspection of migrants held in federal prisons — including the circumstances of their arrest and their processing. The new lawsuit says those requests are improper, and the state has “no lawful interest in investigating federal law enforcement efforts.”
Assembly Bill 450, which took effect Jan. 1, prohibits private employers from voluntarily sharing information with federal immigration officials or allowing officers in private areas of their business.