Local sanctuary policies are in the national spotlight after an undocumented immigrant with a long criminal history was charged with shooting death of a 32-year-old woman on a San Francisco pier last week (July 3).

 

Advocates of tougher immigration rules were quick to blame the city for its policy of not …read more

Source: The Lowdown

Explainer: What Are Sanctuary Cities? 16 July,2015Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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