(Information Liberation) A shocking new Harvard-Harris poll shows 80% of voters are opposed to sanctuary cities and 75% want increased border patrols.
The majority of voters also support Trump’s travel ban and are opposed to bringing in so many refugees.
President Trump tweeted the poll out this afternoon:
‘Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities’ https://t.co/s5QvsJWA6u
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 21, 2017.
From The Hill:
An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that cities that arrest illegal immigrants for crimes should be required to turn them over to federal authorities.
The poll shows that President Trump has broad public support in his effort to crack down on sanctuary cities.
A survey from Harvard–Harris Poll provided exclusively to The Hill found that 80 percent of voters say local authorities should have to comply with the law by reporting to federal agents the illegal immigrants they come into contact with.
As it stands, hundreds of cities across the nation — many with Democratic mayors or city councils — are refusing to do so. Trump has signed an executive order directing Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to find ways to starve these sanctuary cities of federal funding. A Reuters analysis found the top 10 sanctuary cities in the U.S. receive $2.27 billion in federal funding for programs ranging from public health services to early childhood education…