Mayor Adams Backs Rollback of NYC’s Sanctuary City Laws

Bipartisan legislation proposed by a group of New York City Council members that would get rid of a number of “sanctuary city” laws currently on the books has the support of Mayor Eric Adams, the Daily Caller reported.

This marks a major shift in a heavily Democratic city that has long opposed cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

The bill, proposed by members of the bipartisan Common Sense Caucus, would roll back laws enacted by former Mayor Bill de Blasio that largely forbid New York City police officers from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Staten Island Advance reported.

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