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Police chiefs' immigration task force outlines opposition to Trump policy

Mar 01, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

A group of 63 police chiefs and sheriffs from around the country, who formed a Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force in 2015, has issued a letter saying they do not want their officers acting as federal immigration officers and they do not want to lose federal funding if their cities and counties are defined as immigrant "sanctuaries."

The letter is a response to President Trump's executive order in January on "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States," which called fo...