Pro-Trump Arkansas resists anti-sanctuary bill

By Andrew DeMillo Arkansas Perspective
This article was published February 14, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

LITTLE ROCK -- Donald Trump easily won Arkansas' Republican primary and the state's six electoral votes last year after vowing to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and punish cities that don't cooperate with immigration authorities. A legislative panel's rejection of an effort to cut off funding to so-called sanctuary campuses shows resistance by lawmakers to fully embrace the president's immigration rhetoric, even in a solidly red state.

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