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Las Vegas-area school district restates sanctuary policy


January 27, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amid stories of schoolchildren taunting classmates that they face deportation under a new president, school trustees in Las Vegas approved a measure Thursday to reassure students and families that they have immigration safe haven regardless of their citizenship status.

An overflow crowd and more than a dozen speakers turned out for the vote that Clark County School District board member Carolyn Edwards called a response to President Donald Trump's promises to deport people living in the U.S. without legal permission.

"We will continue to do what we are already doing in te...

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