Published on August 10, 2017 | By
Should leaders who create sanctuary cities be arrested? Many wonder why the U.S. federal government does not arrest local leaders who defy federal immigration laws.
Trump victory: Miami-Dade Florida abandons its “sanctuary city” policy
Published on August 8, 2017 | By
Federal funding has been restored to Miami-Dade Florida following the city’s abandonment of its “sanctuary city” policies.
Maryland city considers allowing non-citizens to vote
Published on August 7, 2017 | By
College Park, Maryland, a city of 30,000 people, is considering a measure that would allow non-citizens to vote in local elections.
Is speaking English really a requirement for U.S. citizenship?
Published on August 4, 2017 | By
Is speaking English really a requirement for U.S. citizenship? The question of whether immigrants to the U.S. must learn English came to the forefront of the debate this week.
Denver Mayor preparing to sign ‘sanctuary city’ executive order
Published on August 3, 2017 | By
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is preparing to sign an executive order making Denver a ‘sanctuary city’.
Sweeping house bill introduced to overturn state assault weapon bans
Published on August 1, 2017 | By
The U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a sweeping bill on Monday intended to overturn all state assault weapon bans.
Minneapolis mayoral candidate calls for police officers to be disarmed
Published on July 28, 2017 | By
Minneapolis mayoral candidate Raymond Dehn (D – District 59b) calls for police officers to be disarmed.
Trump Administration announces first step to defund sanctuary cities
Published on July 27, 2017 | By
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that sanctuary cities would no longer be eligible for certain federal grants because of their refusal to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
President Trump announces ban on transgender people serving in the military
Published on July 26, 2017 | By
President Trump announced on Wednesday the U.S. government will not allow transgender people to “to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.”
Harvard University committee votes to restrict student constitutional freedoms
Published on July 25, 2017 | By
A Harvard University faculty review committee has voted to restrict student’s constitutional right to assembly and freedom of association.