Why Conservatives Should Support Sanctuary Cities

Anyone following politics in the United States knows that Donald Trump — and most Republicans — loathe “sanctuary cities,” places where local governments have directed law enforcement to limit their cooperation with federal agents enforcing immigration laws. When California passed a law making it a “sanctuary state” and barring state and local officials from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Trump called the law “dangerous” and “unconstitutional,” and most conservatives appear to agree with him.