Mississippi Legislature Approves Ban On Sanctuary Cities, Campuses

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Illegal immigrants in Mississippi can no longer hide behind laws that break federal mandates. It prohibits local governments, universities or community colleges from defying federal immigration law as some around the country have done.

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves calls it “a major step forward for law and order in Mississippi.”The Governor sent this statement today following final passage by the legislature.

Governor Phil Bryant issued the following statement after final passage by the legislature.

“Taxpayers expect their state and its political subdivisions to abide by federal immigration laws,” said Bryant. “I appreciate the Legislature’s work on Senate Bill 2710, and I look forward to signing it.”

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