Mic.com: Backlash against California sanctuary law grows as Santa Clarita votes to oppose the measure

IRLI In The News

May 10, 2018

By Alison Durkee

The Trump administration’s hard-line stance on immigration has led many Democratic-leaning cities and states to strengthen their sanctuary policies — but not everyone in the affected communities is on board with their lawmakers’ acts of resistance.

Santa Clarita on Tuesday became the latest California jurisdiction to oppose the state’s “sanctuary” law SB 54, which limits how local law enforcement can cooperate with federal immigration authorities. In March, the Trump administration filed a lawsuit in federal court in California against the law and two other California sanctuary-related laws, inspiring California communities to launch their own acts of resistance. … Read the full story at Mic.com

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