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NYC Council Speaker Opposes Renegotiating City Immigration Policy After Trump Order

Feb 01, 2017 - New York Observer

Two days after Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated would be open to slightly amending the New York's sanctuary city policy as a compromise measure with the Trump administration, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced that she's "comfortable with where we're at."

Under the liberal Democratic mayor, the city booted Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials from Rikers Island and has only honored the federal agency's requests it detain a suspect if that person has committed on...