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Immigration Laws: Sanctuary Cities and Share Information

immigration laws: The legislation also targets those that don't share information with federal immigration authorities, according to Metro News. Violations of the proposed law would result in local governments losing as much as 5,000 a day in state funding. Hundreds of people flooded the Wisconsin Capitol on Thursday to oppose legislation targeting sanctuary cities, as state Republicans align with President Donald Trump's attempts to crack down on local laws aimed at protecting immigrants who are illegally living in the U.S. The Republican-backed bill would bar local governments from passing ordinances, approving policies or taking other steps to prevent enforcement of federal immigration laws. Sanctuary cities do not make our communities safer, the bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. These politically correct policies actually increase the risk to public safety in order to make a political statement regarding federal immigration laws. Steve Nass of Whitewater, said during a legislative committee hearing where opponents overflowed the meeting room. ( As reported in the news.