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Some Ohio local officials oppose Trump's immigration order

Published: January 31, 2017 12:36 PM

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in some Ohio metropolitan areas are opposing President Donald Trump’s order that put the U.

S. refugee program on hold and also temporarily banned entries from seven Muslim-majority nations.

Summit County Council in Akron also approved a resolution opposing the order.

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” That label isn’t legally defined but has typically indicated reduced cooperation with federal immigration authorities on some immigration matters.

Trump has threatened to withhold money from uncooperative jurisdictions.


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