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Seeking Sanctuary Convening in the News

The two-day #SeekingSanctuary convening covered a range of policies to fight unconstitutional attempts to separate immigrant families. These included policies to ensure that local law enforcement agents are not being coopted to enforce unjust and unconstitutional deportation mandates, programs providing access to counsel and criminal justice reforms which minimize the risk of immigrants being swept into the broken criminal justice system, and put at risk for deportation, based on minor offenses.

City Leaders Met Yesterday in NYC to Strategize the Resistance

Next City, 3.29.2017

A Blueprint For Providing Sanctuary

Common Dreams, 3.28.2017

‘We Cannot Hide’: Sanctuary Cities Join Forces in First Meeting of Its Kind

NBC News, 3.28.2017

Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions’ Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary Cities

Democracy Now, 3.28.2017

Sanctuary Cities ‘Stand Resolute’ in Face of Threatened Funding Cut-Off

Common Dreams, 3.28.2017

Representatives from sanctuary cities meet in NY as US Attorney General threatens funding

CNN Wire, 3.28.2017

Rahm Emanuel Rival Hits Chicago Mayor for Past Immigration Stances at NYC Sanctuary City Conference

Observer, 3.28.2017

Jeff Sessions just launched his most explicit threat yet to sanctuary cities

Fusion, 3.27.2017

New York Defiant As Trump Threatens Funds Over ‘Sanctuary’ Immigration Policies

Huffington Post, 3.27.2017

NYC pol surges sanctuary cities to be Trump’s ‘worst nightmare’

New York Daily News, 3.27.2017

Así reacciona la conferencia de ciudades santuario en Nueva York al ultimátum de Sessions

Unvision, 3.27.2017

DOJ threatens major crackdown on funds to sanctuary cities

New York Post, 3.27.2017

Few guarantees as local governments plot ‘sanctuary’ policy

Politico, 3.27.2017

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After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ Local Lawmakers Pledge To Uphold And Expand Sanctuary Policies

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2017 Media Contact:  Asya Pikovsky, apikovsky@populardemocracy.org, 207-522-2442 Anita Jain, ajain@populardemocracy.org, 347-636-9761 After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ […]

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Seeking Sanctuary Convening in the News

The two-day #SeekingSanctuary convening covered a range of policies to fight unconstitutional attempts to separate immigrant families. These included policies […]

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