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California's Legislature Just Passed a 'Sanctuary State' Bill California's Legislature Just Passed a 'Sanctuary State' Bill

Today the California legislature signed a bill which would give it “sanctuary state” status, lending more clarity to the term which has been left (sometimes intentionally) fuzzy.

GOP Rep. Buddy Carter: We'll Help Clear Rape Kit Backlogs 'Unless They're a Sanctuary City'  GOP Rep. Buddy Carter: We'll Help Clear Rape Kit Backlogs 'Unless They're a Sanctuary City' 

Republican Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, a hardline Obamacare critic who recently recommended that someone “snatch a knot” in Lisa Murkowski’s “ass,” has been taking heat in a round of town hall events in Georgia, although he—like many of his colleagues—remains as impervious as ever to the very good points made by some of…

As His Golf Vacay Gets Rained Out, Trump Passes the Hours Shit-Talking Richard Blumenthal on Twitter As His Golf Vacay Gets Rained Out, Trump Passes the Hours Shit-Talking Richard Blumenthal on Twitter

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Jeff Sessions Announces Official Sanctuary City Crackdown  Jeff Sessions Announces Official Sanctuary City Crackdown 

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Teen Girls Stage Incredible Quinceañera Protest at Texas Capitol Against Vile Anti-Immigrant Law Teen Girls Stage Incredible Quinceañera Protest at Texas Capitol Against Vile Anti-Immigrant Law

On Wednesday, a group of 15 teenage girls, dressed in brightly colored gowns, stood in front of the Texas State Capitol to participate in one of Latin American culture’s most cherished traditions: the quinceañera.

Texas Lawmakers Lose Their Minds in Response to Protest of Sanctuary City Ban Texas Lawmakers Lose Their Minds in Response to Protest of Sanctuary City Ban

On Monday, the last day of Texas’s legislative session, some state lawmakers engaged in what seemingly the entire media has tacitly agreed to call a “scuffle,” which I guess is the word for grown men exhibiting their prejudices and shooting off death threats at one another, allegedly.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Has Signed Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' Texas Governor Greg Abbott Has Signed Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities'

On Sunday evening, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appeared live on Facebook where he enthusiastically signed a bill banning sanctuary cities in his state. The first-term Republican governor, who scribbled his signature with flourish, did not provide the public with any advance notice regarding this signing.

Judge Blocks Trump's Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities Judge Blocks Trump's Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities

A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked a portion of an executive order that threatens to withdraw funding from jurisdictions that limit cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration agents.

Texas Lawmaker Goes On 4-Day Hunger Strike to Protest Bill Targeting Sanctuary Cities Texas Lawmaker Goes On 4-Day Hunger Strike to Protest Bill Targeting Sanctuary Cities

Texas state representative Victoria Neave is going on a four-day hunger strike to protest a Texas House bill that targets sanctuary cities. On Sunday, the rookie Dallas lawmaker attended mass and accepted a Communion wafer. She will not eat again until Wednesday, after the legislature votes on Senate Bill 4. Neave told

Chicago ICE Agents Raid Man's Home, Shoot Him, Then Admit He Wasn't a Target Chicago ICE Agents Raid Man's Home, Shoot Him, Then Admit He Wasn't a Target

Hours before Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new crackdown on sanctuary cities on Monday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Chicago raided the home of Felix Torres and shot him. Torres was taken to the hospital and remains in serious condition.

Jeff Sessions Announces Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities

On Monday Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man whose heart was surgically removed at birth and now sits in a cryogenic chamber in Russia, threatened to cut federal funding from sanctuary cities that “frustrate” the “enforcement of immigration laws.”

Texas Senate Moves Bill Forward To Eliminate Sanctuary Cities  Texas Senate Moves Bill Forward To Eliminate Sanctuary Cities 

As the repercussions of Donald Trump’s executive order to eliminate federal funding for “sanctuary cities” trickles down through the country, Texas is the latest state in the country to roll over and comply with the new administration.

State Senator Demands Release Of Melania Trump's Immigration Documents State Senator Demands Release Of Melania Trump's Immigration Documents

California State Senator Nancy Skinner of Berkeley—one of the many legislators who objects to President Trump’s targeted travel ban—has called for the release of Melania Trump’s immigration papers. This demand is tied to a more general protest against the executive order so toxic to the welfare of thousands of…

Miami-Dade Mayor Orders County Jails to Comply With Trump's Sanctuary City Restrictions Miami-Dade Mayor Orders County Jails to Comply With Trump's Sanctuary City Restrictions

And now, it begins: In light of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order that will cut federal funding from sanctuary cities, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giminez ordered county jails to comply with all federal detention requests.

Mayors of Sanctuary Cities Ready Themselves to Fight Trump's Executive Order to Halt Funding Mayors of Sanctuary Cities Ready Themselves to Fight Trump's Executive Order to Halt Funding

As protestors gathered in action against President Donald Trump’s executive order that would immediately halt funding to “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration policies, city officials across the nation prepare themselves for what will surely be a long, hard fight.

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