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Justice Department Brings New Suits Over Sanctuary Policies

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department ratcheted up legal pressure Monday on local governments over their “sanctuary” policies that hinder federal immigration officers, bringing two new lawsuits and launching a coordinated messaging campaign to highlight an election-year priority of President Donald Trump. Declaring that law enforcement officers are being “put in...

Sanctuary City Initiative Divides Liberal Tucson, Arizona

Tucson is widely credited as the birthplace of the 1980s Sanctuary Movement, an effort by churches to help refugees from Central America and shield them from deportation. Now, as President Donald Trump's immigration policies put renewed focus on the treatment of people who come to the United States without authorization,...