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Sanctuary Cities

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AG Sessions: No More Funds for Sanctuary Cities

During a speech in Washington, D.C. today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that so-called sanctuary cities – or jurisdictions that do not comply with federal immigration laws […]

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Pew Report: Philly Is Home to 50,000 Undocumented Immigrants

A new study from the Pew Research Center claims that Philadelphia is home to about 50,000 undocumented immigrants. 


Pa. Senate Considering Bill That Would Defund Philly

Update, 5 p.m.: Senate Bill 10 was pulled from the Senate Appropriations Committee agenda this afternoon. Earlier: The Pennsylvania Senate is scheduled to consider a […]


Trump: I’ll Strip Federal Funding From Philadelphia

At a news conference on Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump’s press secretary told reporters that the president has signed an executive order to strip federal grant […]

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City Life

Pa. Legislator Wants to Punish “Sanctuary Campuses”

A Pennsylvania legislator plans to introduce a bill that, if passed, could cut funding from colleges and universities in the state that declare themselves “sanctuary campuses.”

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Toomey Calls on Trump to Punish Philly, Other Sanctuary Cities

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has called on president-elect Donald Trump to punish Philadelphia and other “sanctuary cities” that do not fully comply with federal immigration […]

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This Anti-Immigration Bill Has Stalled In Harrisburg — And It Should Stay Stalled

Philly Republican state Rep. Martina White’s controversial HB 1885 bill, which would penalize and make liable municipalities with sanctuary city protections in place for undocumented residents, did […]

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As Legislative Session Nears End, Three Bills With Philly Relevance Advance

Pennsylvania legislators advanced three controversial bills yesterday involving gun rights, sanctuary cities and police transparency.

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Toomey Still Won’t Say Whether He’ll Vote for Trump

Senator Pat Toomey is committed to non-commitment when it comes to his party’s nominee for president. At a press conference on Thursday, Toomey refused to […]