Poll: Vast majority of Americans oppose sanctuary cities

A new Harris poll shows that 80% of voters say local authorities should have to comply with the law by reporting to federal agents the illegal immigrants they come into contact with.  The poll also shows that President Trump enjoys broad public support to crack down on sanctuary cities. The Hill: As it stands, hundreds of cities across the nation – many with Democratic mayors or city councils – are refusing to do so. Trump has signed an executive order directing Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to find ways to starve these sanctuary cities of federal funding. A Reuters analysisfound the top 10 sanctuary cities in the U.S. receive $2.27 billion in federal funding for programs ranging from public health services to early childhood education. Kelly is expected to hire thousands of new immigration enforcement agents with broad authority to detain and deport those in the country illegally, potentially setting up a showdown between the federal...(Read Full Post)

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