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Anaheim “Welcoming City” Recommendations Place Symbolism Over Solid Policy

  Earlier this month, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB54 into law making California a “sanctuary state.”  The new law takes effect in January and it limits who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities.  Of course, the Trump administration’s Justice Department went nuts over…

NY Times Lauds Santa Ana for Sanctuary City Leadership

The New York Times showed the city of Santa Ana some love last weekend with this Op-Ed praising city leaders for their backbone on Sanctuary City Status and standing up to the Trump Administration on its immigration executive orders. From the story: Cities of immigrants, it’s time. Time to declare yourselves sanctuaries. To wear the…

Some Quick Hits Before the Weekend

In the City of Kindness, there will be some sort of protest at Anaheim City Hall over President Trump’s ramped up Immigration polices that have Immigrants all over the country afraid to send kids to school, seek medical attention or even go to the grocery store.  That’s scheduled for 7 PM tonight. On Sunday, there…

Sanctuary Cities vs. Welcoming Cities

Dr. Jose F. Moreno’s contribution to the next Anaheim City Council agenda was to discuss the possibility of turning Anaheim into a “welcoming city” which created a measure of confusion when compared with Santa Ana’s declaration of becoming a “sanctuary city.” The difference is stark.  “Welcoming City” status, while referencing immigrants, seems to trend towards…