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Texas, California take very different approaches to 'sanctuary city' debate

By Gregg Jarrett
April 26, 2017 
Fox News
 
The rise of the sanctuary city movement has created a deep divide among American states, with the nation’s two most populous states taking drastically different stances from each other on cooperating with federal immigration guidelines.
 

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice will stop awarding grants to sanctuary cities, during Monday's White House press briefing. "Unfortunately some states and cities have adopted policies designed to frustrate the enforcement of immigration laws," Sessions said. "These policies violate federal law," he said. The White House
 
By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan
April 24, 2017

California again leads list with 6 of the top 10 most polluted U.S. cities

A view of LA's air pollution (Photo: Gabriel Bouys, AFP/Getty Images)
Doyle Rice
April 19, 2017
USA Today

California's smoggy reputation appears to be deserved: Six of the USA's 10 cities with the worst air pollution are in the Golden State, according to a new report.

Battle Over Sanctuary Cities Escalating

By Reid Wilson
April 9, 2017
The Hill
 
Immigration hard-liners are threatening to hold potentially billions of dollars in state grants hostage as they seek to compel so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal law enforcement officials.
 

THE HIDDEN COSTS THE REST OF US PAY FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

U.S. border patrol agents stand at an open gate on the fence along the Mexico border at the Border Field State Park, California, on November 19, 2016. Victor Davis Hanson writes that in California, thousands of illegal aliens operate cars without mandatory insurance, driver’s licenses and registrations. MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

By Victor Davis Hanson
April 6, 2017
NEWSWEEK

Hail Cesar!

Cesar Chavez in 1979 (Photo: Library of Congress)

By Mark Krikorian
March 31, 2017
The National Review

 Honor the Farm Workers leader’s 90th birthday with National Border Control Day.

​San Diego Area Mayors Organize Opposition To ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill

El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells speaks at a press conference on a bill to make California a "sanctuary state," March 29, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Sevilla/ KPBS
 
By Andrew Bowen
March 29, 2017
KPBS

In California, salt taints soil, threatening food security.

Salty soil in California’s Central Valley spurs sacrifice zones, solutions and, in some cases, solar panels.

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