S.F. Nonprofits Under Threat in Coming ‘Sanctuary City’ Fight

By Gabriela Aleman, El Tecolote

San Francisco, like many Bay Area cities, has for decades been a “sanctuary city” with policies in place that limit federal immigration officials from searching and detaining undocumented immigrants. President-elect Donald Trump has vowed that within his first 100 days in office he will block all federal funding to sanctuary cities to prevent them from serving as refuges for undocumented immigrants.

At a campaign rally last August in Phoenix, Ariz., Trump said: “Block funding for sanctuary cities. We block the funding. No more funding.” Over the course of his campaign he repeated the threat — cities that refuse to cooperate with federal authorities will not receive taxpayer dollars. Shortly after being elected, he reiterated his intentions once more.

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