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Protesters Hit Bill To Promote Enforcement

Mar 01, 2017 - Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE \x97 Some undocumented immigrants have already gone into hiding in Rhode Island, driven by Trump administration deportation policies, and local “Trump-style” legislation, activists said Tuesday.

A small protest outside state Rep. Arthur J. Corvese’s medical office in Johnston made the same demand as hundreds of protesters at a State House rally an hour later: that Corvese withdraw legislation that would prevent “sanctuary cities” in Rhode Island and that promotes state...