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This past Monday, I had the privilege of testifying before the County Council regarding the move to make Maryland a sanctuary State – a place where those who have illegally broken into our country are protected from enforcement of the U.S. immigration laws. The repeated refrain of those who advocated
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How far do you think the government should go to make people comply with immigration laws? For many, the idea that the federal government could force things on cities and counties is going too far. But, what about the state? If immigration laws are a federal affair, then can states
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On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to sanctuary cities that are harboring illegal aliens.  He said that the central government would withhold funding from the cities if they failed to comply with immigration agencies in the enforcement of immigration law.  So, just how much money do sanctuary
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On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned states and localities that claim to be sanctuary cities and refuse to comply with federal immigration laws that they risk being deemed ineligible to receive money from the central government. “Today, I’m urging states and local jurisdictions to comply with these federal laws,
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Sanctuary Cities took center stage during the Obama administration when 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was murdered in San Francisco by an illegal alien in 2015.  Since then, a number of corrupt politicians, including House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, have come out to support their cities as
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Among the more noteworthy (if not newsworthy) events taking place since the Nov. 8 election have included the political left telegraphing its intention to push back against President-Elect Donald Trump’s policies based on issues that were central to Trump’s campaign. This is excluding the editorializing of the establishment press and
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has only been on the job for about a year, but he has already made his mark on the nation around him. Abbott has stood against Planned Parenthood, he has fought back against the gun grabbing attempts of the fascist liberal left, and now he has
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In a speech before Congress on Tuesday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) excoriated his fellow politicians for not listening to the American people on illegal immigration. He also ripped into President Obama for “acting like an emperor” and forcing amnesty upon the American people without their consent or the work of
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Back in July, following the murder of Kathryn Steinle by illegal alien Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez with a federal agent’s gun, sanctuary cities came to the forefront of the national discussion. Unlike the Biblical refuge cities, these cities harbor and protect known people who break the law. Now, we’re discovering
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The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would punish sanctuary cities and Barack Obama has threatened a veto should it end up on his desk. The Wall Street Journal reports: WASHINGTON—The Republican-controlled House Thursday passed legislation that would withhold federal law-enforcement grants from cities that shelter
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