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California Vows Fight After House OKs Law to Punish Sanctuary Cities

By Marisa Lagos, KQED News Fix/The California Report

Republicans in the House of Representatives pushed through two bills Thursday that would punish so-called sanctuary cities and people who re-enter the country after being deported — and would codify into law much of what President Trump has tried to do by executive order.

But whether or not the measures — one known as Kate’s Law, after San Francisco murder victim Kate Steinle — will be able to get through the Senate remains unclear. Plus, if the bills are signed into law, immigrant rights advocates say they will sue.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix/The California Report.