April 27, 2018

The Tennessean, Joel Ebert, April 25, 2018- Less than a month after federal officials raided a meatpacking plant in East Tennessee and arrested nearly 100 immigrants, lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday seeking to ban sanctuary cities in Tennessee. The Volunteer State has no sanctuary cities. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jay Reedy, R-Erin, and approved …

April 16, 2018

Nashville Post, Cari Wade Gervin, April 11, 2018- Two measures designed to punish cities adopting policies to protect immigrants similar to those of sanctuary cities — which are already banned in Tennessee — advanced in the House on Tuesday. The votes came just days after a large raid by the U.S. …