Mayors Resist Trump on Sanctuary Cities Policy

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“This is a federalism issue,” said Jorge Elorza, mayor of Providence, R.I., and the son of immigrants. “The idea of local control is deeply embedded in American history, and what we have now is a very aggressive attempt by the federal government to commandeer our local police departments to become immigration agents.” He vowed “massive and aggressive lawsuits,” a resistance echoed by several local leaders . . .

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