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Fears of Trump Harming SF’s Sanctuary City Status Draw Locals to City Hall

| Photos by Jessica Webb |

The specter of President-elect Donald Trump removing federal dollars from cities like San Francisco that have sanctuary policies for immigrants spurred a Nov. 29 press conference with civic leaders who stressed the importance of protecting all citizens within the city from such a threat.

The specter of President-elect Donald Trump removing federal dollars from cities like San Francisco that have sanctuary policies for immigrants spurred a Nov. 29 press conference with civic leaders who stressed the importance of protecting people from deportations.

 

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The San Francisco community gathered on the steps of City Hall for a Sanctuary City press conference to protect communities against anti-immigrant persecutions brought on by the Trump administration. San Francisco, California, Tuesday, November 29.

 

"There is nothing more American than immigration" David Campos. He was one of the many speakers at the Sanctuary City press conference.

“There is nothing more American than immigration” David Campos. He was one of the many speakers at the Sanctuary City press conference.

 

A demonstrator holds a sign in support of San Francisco's Sanctuary City policies for immigrants.

A demonstrator holds a sign in support of San Francisco’s Sanctuary City policies for immigrants.

 

We can't wait...we have to act now!" Jeff Adachi. He was one of the many speakers at the Sanctuary City press conference.

We can’t wait…we have to act now!” said Jeff Adachi. He was one of the many speakers at the Sanctuary City press conference.

 

 

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