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Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Miami-Dade officials approve decision against ‘sanctuary city’ designation

MIAMI –  County commissioners in immigrant-rich Miami-Dade voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor’s order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of “shame on you” from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city. Though it’s the only U.S. county where more than half the population is foreign-born, Miami-Dade has bucked a trend among some cities

Miami-Dade Mayor orders jails to comply with Trump’s ‘sanctuary city’ crackdown

The mayor of Miami-Dade Thursday ordered the county’s jails to comply with federal immigration detention requests after President Donald Trump moved to cut off millions in federal funding to so-called “sanctuary cities.” “In light of the provisions of the Executive Order [Wednesday], I direct you and your staff to honor all immigration detainer requests received