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City officials in Hartford, Connecticut, say federal immigration agents dressed as local police tried to lure an undocumented person to a city building so they could detain her.

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Supporters of Donald Trump rallied in cities across the country Saturday at the suggestion of the president himself. Trump said on Twitter that his supporters should hold rallies of their own in response to the nationwide protests against his administration since the inauguration. 

Malloy Says 'Sanctuary Cities' Is Not A Helpful Term

Nov 22, 2016
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy told a group of refugees, Jewish and Muslim community leaders and elected officials on Tuesday that places that don’t use local police to enforce federal immigration laws should not be called “sanctuary cities” and that there is no such thing as a sanctuary city in legal terms.

Cassandra Basler / WSHU

President-elect Donald Trump said he may pull funding from cities that don’t comply with federal immigration law, but mayors of New Haven and Hartford say they will remain ‘sanctuary cities’ for people without immigration documentation. WSHU’s Cassandra Basler reports on what makes a place a so-called ‘sanctuary city.’

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On Wednesday former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez had his 2010 corruption conviction formally thrown out in court. Perez, a Democrat, was mayor from 2001 to 2010. He had been found guilty of accepting a contractor's bribe of home improvements and trying to extort $100,000 from a developer.

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