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  • Rally calls on Lawrence to be declared sanctuary city

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Hundreds have rallied in a Lawrence park to call on city officials to declare the northeastern Kansas city a sanctuary for immigrants who are in the U.S. without legal permission. The Journal-World reports that the Friday night rally was organized by a local coalition of Latino

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  • Bevin announces legislation that would ban sanctuary cities

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says some Republican lawmakers will introduce legislation to keep local governments from enacting policies that would keep police from cooperating with immigration authorities. News outlets report Bevin said at a news conference Friday in Lexington that the bill would clarify what a

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  • Florida city plans to sue over sanctuary policy ban

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The city of South Miami plans to sue Florida over a new law that bans local governments from enacting "sanctuary" policies. The mayor and city commissioners voted unanimously during a special meeting Tuesday to join legal action being prepared by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The

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