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Sanctuary Cities Threat Could Cost Colorado Cities Millions

Article author: 
Rick Sallinger
Article publisher: 
CBS 4
Article date: 
January 23, 2017
Article category: 
Colorado News
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Denver has long been known as a Sanctuary City for illegal immigrants even though it has no formal policy to that effect.

In 2015 it received approximately $175 million in federal funding — money the new president is threatening to pull. But Brendan Greene of the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition says he would not expect the president to follow through with his threats.

“The constitution in no way has changed since Trump became president, and many of the protections that we had as a community before his presidency continue to exist,” Greene told CBS4’s Rick Sallinger ...

“Sanctuary City” normally means local police will not ask for an arrestee’s immigration status or detain them for that purpose alone.

 


 

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