Oct 29 2019

Spectrum News

The ongoing battle of sanctuary cities continues in North Carolina.

  • A sanctuary city is a city, county, or state that limits its cooperation with federal immigration enforcement agents in order to protect immigrants from deportation
  • The governor vetoed House Bill 370 in August
  • Sen. Tillis' bill would allow lawsuits to come against cities where law enforcement is not complying with ICE detainers

Lawmakers gathered in the Queen City to announce a new legislation that would help ban them. Senators Thom Tillis, Chuck Grassley along with Rep. Dan Bishop were among the lawmakers who held the news conference.

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