WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump wants to lock up more undocumented immigrants, highlight the criminals among them and punish local jurisdictions that limit how they help with deportation efforts, and he has hundreds of allies in the U.S. House.
On Thursday, the House approved two bills related to immigration. Kate’s Law, which increases penalties for people who reenter the U.S. after being deported or convicted of a crime, passed 257 to 167, with 24 Democrats joining nearly all Republicans in voting yes. The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, which aims to pressure so-called sanctuary cities into full cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, passed 228 to 195, with support from most Republicans and three Democrats.
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