Democrats in Sanctuary Cities Sour on Illegal Immigrants As Border Crisis Swells

By Bo Beard | April 23, 2024


Before reaching the midpoint of the 2024 fiscal year, the United States saw a rise of over 1.3 million undocumented migrants. 

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As the situation evolved, the attitudes of local sanctuary city authorities shifted accordingly. 

Mayor Miriam Bowser

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Mayor Miriam Bowser of Democratic Washington, D.C., initially embraced migrants, even calling illegal immigration a cause for celebration in the summer of 2019.