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Council committee approves 'sanctuary' label for L.A. and rules on border wall contractors

A Los Angeles City Council committee backed a plan Thursday to formally declare L.A. a “city of sanctuary” — a symbolic gesture that comes as city leaders battle President Trump’s administration over immigration policies. The council’s Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights and Equity Committee voted...
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