A new measure slowly making its way through the Florida legislature would be the first in the nation to effectively “ban” local governments from instituting ‘Sanctuary City’ policies throughout the state.
“A Florida measure that would ban sanctuary cities is set for a vote Friday in the state’s Senate after clearing its first hurdle earlier this week,” reports Fox News. “The bill would effectively make it against the law for Florida’s police departments to refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials.”
“A House version of the bill, which passed by a 69-47 vote Wednesday, adds that non-complying officials could be suspended or removed from office and face fines of up to $5,000 per day. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign off on the measure, although it’s not clear which version,” adds the author.
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