At the threat of losing funds, sanctuary cities rebel against following immigration law; maybe because too many citizens are voting with their feet.
Why do sanctuary cities rebel against immigration enforcement? This CNN clip lists their official excuses:
Now, the Trump Administration is declaring they are taking action. A local California station reports:
Chicago is one of those sanctuary cities that is resisting. According to the local NBC affiliate,
After Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated the federal government’s threat to block funding for so-called “sanctuary cities,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel doubled down on his own promise that Chicago will “continue to welcome” immigrants.
“I’ve always seen Chicago as a welcoming city,” Emanuel said in an interview from the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York on Monday.
“It welcomed my grandfather 100 years ago, we continue to welcome entrepreneurs, immigrants, and I would just say think of it this way:…