The Washington Times: Sanctuary city loses as judge rejects East Chicago’s ‘welcoming’ policy for illegal immigrants

IRLI In The News

May 1, 2021

By Stephen Dinan

An Indiana judge this week ruled against East Chicago, finding the city’s sanctuary policy limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities violates a state anti-sanctuary law.

The city’s policy, officially known as a “welcoming city” ordinance, had been on the books since 2017. It was part of a surge of sanctuaries as President Trump took office vowing stiffer enforcement of federal immigration laws.

Read the full story at The Washington Times

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