NEWS: “New York’s City Council Seeks to Bolster ‘Sanctuary City’ Status”

By LIZ ROBBINS
The New York Times
APR. 26, 2017

“More than a half-million undocumented immigrants live in New York City, and government officials have already opposed the Trump administration’s efforts to deport them. Now the City Council is redoubling its efforts.

“On Wednesday, three of its committees held a hearing on nine bills aimed at expanding protections for the city’s undocumented immigrants, as well as Muslims and residents who are gay, bisexual or transgender.”

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