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Sanctuary State legislation frustrates Allegany County Sheriff

March 29th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said this week that the Trump administration is seeking to withhold $4.1 billion from cities and counties that limit cooperation with immigration authorities, and he called on state lawmakers in Annapolis to oppose pending legislation on the issue.  Democrats in the Maryland General Assembly are weighing legislation to prohibit local jails from honoring requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold an immigrant for up to 48 hours beyond when they would ordinarily be released.  Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, has vowed to veto that legislation if it reaches his desk…


Allegany County Sheriff Craig Robertson expressed frustration with the prospect of Maryland becoming a sanctuary state….


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