Despite Trump Threat, Philadelphia Still ‘Sanctuary City’

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Philadelphia remains a "sanctuary city" despite a threat to its future status from President-elect Donald Trump, Mayor Jim Kenney said yesterday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Mayors of several other cities have made similar pronouncements. Sanctuary cities do not cooperate with federal immigration officials in holding undocumented immigrants in custody for nonviolent crimes. Trump has threatened to withhold federal funds from cities that adopt the practice. Kenney restored . . .

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