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Tucson voting in Arizona is the only sanctuary in the city

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Tucson voters on Tuesday will decide whether the liberal enclave of Arizona is the only sanctuary of the city in a rebuke to President Trump immigration policy and a tough state anti-illegal immigration law that drew international condemnation, almost ten years ago.

The measure, proposition 205 would be able to check new restrictions on the police immigration status or cooperating with federal law enforcement.

Tucson voters decide on Tuesday to explain whether, a sanctuary in the city.
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Tucson progressive, who say that the measure sends a clear message to the trump administration, and have a voice that the city’s sizable Latino community.

The measure is explicitly designed to castrate SB 1070, the 2010 Arizona immigration law, the mass protests and boycott of Arizona moved in. SB1070 prohibits sanctuary cities in Arizona and requires police to check the immigration status of someone suspected of an illegal immigrant. Courts threw much of the law, but it confirms the requirement for officers to check papers.

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Tucson mayor and city Council members – all Democrats – against the Proposition 205, because they fear the town could be the funding of a piece of Tucson’s budget will lose millions of Federal and state They say the police have already adopted rules so far as to restrict legally possible for officers from enforcing Federal immigration laws.

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A handful of Republican state lawmakers said they exercise the law to punish Tucson. Prior to the legislation by the GOP legislators, the hands tie liberal cities approved allowed, the state cut off funding for the cities that pass laws in conflict with state laws.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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