Anti-immigrant leaders, some with ties to white nationalist groups, pushed myriad myths and debunked data about undocumented people before a congressional subcommittee.
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The ruling means the government can’t block federal funds from going to sanctuary cities, but the government is not blocked from enforcing conditions on federal grants or from creating a definition of sanctuary jurisdictions.
Advocates have been on guard against an executive order like the religious imposition measures modeled after the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act and others sweeping through GOP-held state legislatures.
“Racism is systemic and no university is truly exempt from that," one 18-year-old Hofstra University student told Rewire. "It’s clear that this is happening because a lot of closeted bigots now see no reason to remain closeted."
This latest move is one of many recent efforts by both the Trump administration and the GOP to target Black immigrants.
Not I, says a white supremacist accused of assaulting a Black protester at a Kentucky event last year. And he's pointing the finger right back at President Trump.