Vermont Lawmaker: Residents of Sanctuary Cities Reject Trump’s "Dragnet Approach" on Immigration

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As we broadcast from Burlington, Vermont, which is a sanctuary city, Vermont Rep. Peter Welch says there has been enormous citizen support toward undocumented workers. “You’re just seeing people across this country say, ‘Wait a minute, that is not the America I know,'” Welch notes. He also discusses the need for local control over whether police departments enforce immigration laws and says, “It is appropriate for law enforcement to have discretion.”


Source: Democracy Now! | Vermont Lawmaker: Residents of Sanctuary Cities Reject Trump’s “Dragnet Approach” on Immigration


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