National City — in reversal — moves closer to sanctuary city

On Jun. 19, the National City Council voted unanimously to adopt a Compassionate City resolution in support of its immigrants. While no one opposed the designation, the special meeting was a re-hearing on the issue that follows a lawsuit.

In a city with nearly 25,000 immigrants and refugees — two out of every five residents — words matter, even if they can't stop Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). 

"Many families are living daily with fear," said National City resident Felicia Cantu at the meeting.

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