Earth & Conservation

Trump's Attack On Sanctuary Cities Explained

Trump has threatened to cut off federal funding for cities that resist immigration enforcement. So what exactly are these sanctuary cities?

President-elect Donald Trump made "illegal immigration" a primary part of his campaign. Recently he criticized so-called "sanctuary cities" in the U.S., threatening to cut off federal funding to any city that resists the federal government on immigration enforcement.

What exactly are sanctuary cities and what can Trump really do to stop them? Watch today's Seeker Daily video to find out.

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