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.
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


Coming soon, the attorney's general office seeks to provide a mechanism by which to take online payments for collections.