Connecticut’s largest city is considering whether to declare support for its undocumented residents – without adopting the term ‘sanctuary city.’ It’s a controversial term for some in Bridgeport politics, including Mayor Joe Ganim.
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, the mayor of Connecticut’s largest city, is considering a run for governor in 2018, but he might not be able to receive public funds because he’s a convicted felon. A state election panel is considering Ganim’s case.
Activists in Bridgeport, Connecticut, are putting pressure on local politicians to make the city a sanctuary city. That’s a city that doesn’t work with federal immigration agents on raids and deportations.