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NYC Mayor Says City Should Walk Back Sanctuary Laws

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
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New York City mayor Eric Adams (D.) on Tuesday announced he wants to overhaul the city’s sanctuary laws amid a massive surge in asylum seekers and undocumented migrants, retreating from his promise on the campaign trail that New York would "remain a sanctuary city" under his administration. The Big Apple’s sanctuary laws prohibit local agencies from assisting federal officials in locating and detaining an immigrant unless the immigrant has already been convicted of a serious crime. Adams said he seeks to amend these laws, proposing that mere suspicion of criminal...

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