(Im)migration Weekly Recap, April 7-13

Posted on April 12, 2019 3:27 pm

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Editor’s note: We want you to know what’s happening, why and how it could impact your life, family or business, so we created a weekly digest of the top original immigration, migration and refugee reporting from across VOA. Questions? Tips? Comments? Email the VOA immigration team:ImmigrationUnit@voanews.com. Trump personally confirms he sought to release immigrants in ‘sanctuary cities’ President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday that his administration had considered — and is still considering — transporting and releasing detained immigrants in “democratic strongholds” which have local policies in place that aim to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation — aka,  “sanctuary cities.” ​