Federal Funds and Sanctuary Cities

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financialsense.com / INDEPENDENT INSTITUTE / 02/09/2017

On January 25, 2017, President Trump followed up on his campaign promises to fight illegal immigration and issued an executive order that threatens to stop federal funds from being spent in the 300 US jurisdictions that have established official policies where their local law enforcement officials will not cooperate with federal immigration law enforcement orders.

If limited to just the 106 so-called sanctuary cities, federal spending watchdog American Transparency finds that the executive order could affect as much as $27 billion worth of federal funds from which they benefit. If you live in one of these jurisdictions or would like to find out more, American Transparency has published an interactive map where you can see what funds would be specifically affected in each of the nation’s self-declared sanctuary cities. The following screen shot shows what we found when we focused on Oakland, California:


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