As it heats up - illegal immigration

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Governor Moonbeam can keep them all if he wants. From FOX News:

Trump DOJ sues California over 'interference' with immigration enforcement
The Trump Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday night against California, saying three recently-passed state laws were deliberately interfering with federal immigration policies.

It marked the latest legal and political confrontation with the nation's most populous state, which the federal government says has repeatedly stood in the way of its plans to step up enforcement actions in the workplace and against criminal aliens.

"The Department of Justice and the Trump Administration are going to fight these unjust, unfair, and unconstitutional policies," Attorney General Jeff Sessions was expected to tell California law enforcement officers on Wednesday. "We are fighting to make your jobs safer and to help you reduce crime in America."

The Tenth Amendment is short and sweet and gives states a lot of autonomy:

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.

But.... Citizenship is specifically mentioned in the United States Constitution in Article 1 Section 8 and it goes on from there: List of United States immigration laws. All of these are Federal laws and all of these trump the 10th Amendment. Case closed.

We do have agricultural visas on the books for people who want to come here to work.

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