THE TRUMP administration has intensified its crackdown on sanctuary cities — jurisdictions that provide a safe haven for undocumented immigrants by limiting how local law enforcement can cooperate with federal immigration agents.
There are about 300 sanctuary cities in the United States, some of which have already filed lawsuits against the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims at blocking federal funding to “sanctuary cities.”
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Filipinos weigh in this contentious issue and here are some of the perspectives shared with this author:
“Filipinos in San Francisco are thankful to Mayor Ed Lee who continues to protect the rights of over 36,000 Fil-Ams in the city.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee through City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a federal lawsuit against
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