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Florida House on verge of passing 'sanctuary city' bill

28 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida House held a hot debate Tuesday on a Republican bill requiring local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and banning so-called "sanctuary city" policies aimed at shielding immigrants who are arrested. The GOP-dominated House turned...
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Florida House debates bill banning 'sanctuary city' policies

28 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Florida House opened debate on a hotly contested Republican bill that would require local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and ban so-called "sanctuary city" policies aimed at shielding immigrants who are arrested.
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Florida House debates bill banning ‘sanctuary city' policies

28 days ago   |   By National Post

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida House opened debate on a hotly contested Republican bill that would require local law enforcement agencies to co-operate with federal immigration authorities and ban so-called “sanctuary city” policies aimed at shielding immigrants who are arrested.
The GOP-dominated House on Tuesday turned back several Democratic amendments intended to weaken the measure, with a final vote expected Wednesday. A similar bill is pending in the state Senate.
Florida does not currently have any formal “sanctuary cities” like those in other states. The bill sponsored by GOP Rep...
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