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Sanctuary Cities: Top 3 Pros and Cons

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2022
ANALYSIS

While there is no official legal definition of “sanctuary city,” the term generally refers to towns, cities, or counties that decline to cooperate completely with federal detention requests related to undocumented immigrants, often with a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. 

Some argue that sanctuary cities such as San Francisco, New York, and Chicago should not receive federal funding because they are not enforcing federal immigration laws. Others say that sanctuary city policies protect both citizens and undocumented immigrants.

There are 11 states, 40 cites, and 143 counties listed as sanctuary jurisdictions...

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