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Mississippi bill: Let police ask about immigration status

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Senate has approved a bill saying local governments and public colleges can't stop their employees from asking whether a person has entered the United States illegally, and can't try to grant people who have entered illegally any special status.

Thursday's vote of 32-16 in favor of Senate Bill 2710 adds Mississippi's voice to a debate over so-called sanctuary cities as President Donald Trump also attacks them from the federal level.


Posted February 10, 2017 - 6:16 am

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