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Trump Considered Sending Migrants to Democratic Strongholds

WASHINGTON — The White House considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents. ...

Newsom on Pot, Gay Marriage and Temperance Flat

He currently holds the No. 2 position in California, but Gavin Newsom is gunning for the top job. The Democratic front-runner to succeed Jerry Brown held a public meet-and-greet in front of a receptive audie...

City Mulls $200k for Immigrant Legal Fund

The city of Fresno would chip in $200,000 for a legal defense fund for illegal immigrants, under an amendment proposed in the city budget. Championed by councilwoman Esmeralda Soria and social justice group ...

Four views on Sanctuary Cities

In January, Lee Brand declared that Fresno is not a sanctuary city. A week later, he said “The only difference between Fresno and other cities who label themselves as sanctuary cities are only words with no clear definition.” GV Wire asked four community...