For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017
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Declares War on Immigrant Families Targeting Sanctuary Cities and Ramping up of Deportations
(WASHINGTON)–Today, in remarks at the Department of Homeland Security, President Donald Trump announced a series of policy initiatives aimed at tearing families apart, shutting off funding to sanctuary cities and attacking the very heart of America’s immigrant tradition.
Here is a statement from Kica Matos, spokesperson for the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM):
“Today’s announcements are the stuff of nightmares. Only in our darkest fears could Americans imagine such heartless treatment of human beings. Families will suffer from fear and uncertainty because of today’s announcements.”
“President Donald Trump today declared war on immigrant families by targeting the cities that offer them sanctuary from hateful policies like the ones his administration is embracing.”
“By issuing an executive order to cut funding to the hundreds of cities and counties who have identified as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants Trump is cementing his stamp of hatred and bigotry to a huge segment of our population. The faith community founded sanctuary cities to protect refugees and immigrants from harsh policies and will continue to dos so. The immigrant rights community and its supporters will...