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Connecticut Sees Increase In Towns, Cities Exploring Sanctuary City Status After Immigration Executive Order

Connecticut Sees Increase In Towns, Cities Exploring Sanctuary City Status After Immigration Executive Order

In the wake of President Donald Trump's executive order to tighten the enforcement of immigration laws and halt funding to municipalities that do not cooperate with federal immigration officials, municipalities across Connecticut are taking steps to protect undocumented immigrants.

Bloomfield town council members received a standing ovation Monday night after they voted unanimously in favor of a resolution that affirmed the town as a welcoming and inclusive place.

About 50 people packed into the town council chambers to show their support for the resolution that said the town "will not provide assistance or resources to implement programs or initiatives that discriminate,...

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