The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday is expected to pass two pieces of legislation aimed at cracking down on illegal immigrants after receiving the unqualified support of President Donald Trump.
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The House is expected to approve the “No Sanctuary for Criminals Act” that would withhold some federal grants to so-called “sanctuary city” jurisdictions that do not comply with certain federal immigration laws.Approval is also expected of “Kate’s law,” that would increase penalties for illegal immigrants who return to the United States. It is named for Kate Steinle, who was shot and killed in San Francisco in 2015. An illegal immigrant who had been deported five times was charged with her murder.
Both bills would
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