Sanctuary Cities Case Study

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The concept of sanctuary cities received widespread public attention when Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant and repeat drug offender, murdered Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco. Currently, an estimated 340 cities across the country permit illegal immigrants to stay in the United States without the possibility of being arrested or deported back to their home country.
In response, Congress passed H.R. 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA). As an original cosponsor, I voted in favor of H.R. 3009. The bill would block certain federal funds to jurisdictions that
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