Sanctuary Cities And Immigration Policy

About Me

Hi, I am Sean Rush. I am a Communications major at George Mason University, concentrating in Political Communications. I like to go outside, play with me dogs, and watch Netflix. This semester, I will be researching Sanctuary Cities in an effort to understand the action behind them.

White Paper Post

Throughout this semester, we have learned how to craft and structure policy in an effort to implement or present change to proper officials so that institutions of our government can be improved. As a citizen activist and senior at George Mason University, I have spent the last several months researching sanctuary jurisdictions in the UnitedContinue reading “White Paper Post”

Sanctuary City Policy Brief

Sanctuary Jurisdictions, commonly referred to as “Sanctuary Cities,” in the United States are cities, counties, or states that implement at least one policy that limits local or state law enforcement resources towards federal organizations in solving immigration issues. In this policy brief, we will summarize the “Proposal for Asylum Seeking and Immigration Relocation Plan.” Introduction:Continue reading “Sanctuary City Policy Brief”

Legislation Related to Sanctuary Cities

In this post, we will discuss several examples of legislation related to sanctuary cities, or jurisdictions:             Perhaps one of the earliest, well known city ordinances related to sanctuary cities came from the city of San Francisco. In 1989, San Francisco passed the “City and County Refuge Ordinance,” Otherwise known as the Sanctuary Ordinance. TheContinue reading “Legislation Related to Sanctuary Cities”


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