Mississippi Senate Prohibits Sanctuary Cities

From:  News Release   2/10/17   GCN

JACKSON – The Mississippi Senate voted today to prohibit towns, counties or universities from purposefully defying federal immigration laws.

Senate Bill 2710 passed in a 32-16 vote. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Sean Tindell, R-Gulfport, heads to the House for consideration.

“We should make sure no local governments or state entities have the ability to break our laws, creating jurisdictions of amnesty for illegal aliens,” Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said. “No government entity – whether at city hall or a university campus – is above following federal immigration laws.”