Trump’s America – Are Sanctuary Cities Safer? – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Trump’s America – Are Sanctuary Cities Safer?

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

It was high summer of Washington Park Square in New York. The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests were in full swing as thousands gathered to vent their feelings against corruption in Wall Street. The lady standing next to me bemoaned the fact that microphones were not allowed; the speeches had to be relayed by speakers that stood in strategic positions. But the world did get the message that Wall Street was corrupt, even if little had happened in Main Street to arrest the gaping inequality that existed in America.

In the last fortnight Washington Park Square was again the scene of protests. On this occasion it was the students that had taken the lead. They were protesting against the proposals of Donald Trump to cut funding for sanctuary cities. Trump had demanded during the campaign that there should be tougher immigration laws to secure the borders. 

Read more: trumps-america-are-sanctuary-cities-safer

-also see:

The Original list of Sanctuary Cities, USA – by OJJPAC

Note: The word “Original” is used because the OJJPAC Sanctuary Cities, USA List was to our knowledge, the first non-governmental organization to track sanctuary cities in the United States.  This list is the most complete and widely used list of sanctuary cities in the United States.  Our sanctuary list has been widely copied since 2007, usually without a link to this page.  As a result, most copies of our sanctuary cities list are out-of-date.

Read more at  http://www.ojjpac.org/sanctuary.asp

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Comments

  • needybad4u  On November 28, 2016 at 3:15 am

    Interesting and thought-provoking Commentary, Dr. Dhanpaul Narine. Shared on FB. TFS.
    ~ Leonard Dabydeen

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