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Nevada Republican leader introduces bill to prohibit sanctuary cities, counties

Posted at 8:14 PM, Feb 13, 2017

Nevada Senate Republican leader Michael Roberson, R-Henderson, introduced a bill Monday that would prohibit sanctuary cities and counties in Nevada.

This came after Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani's declaration that she wants to make Clark County a sanctuary county to protect illegal immigrants.

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The Clark County School District approved a sanctuary resolution last month, while UNLV has explored a petition for a sanctuary campus.