WASHINGTON – Several Senate Republicans are proposing legislation that would allow Community Development Block Grants and Economic Development Assistance to be withheld from Sanctuary Cities that fail to comply with administration-mandated immigration enforcement.

Seven Senate Republicans led by Sen. John Cornyn of Texas last week introduced S. 1757, Building America’s Trust Act, which calls for witholding the federal grants and assistance from sanctuary cities. The bill focuses mostly on immigration enforcement at the Southern Border.

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