Friday, April 6, 2018

Challenger Cynthia Nixon Says She’d Make New York a ‘Sanctuary State’

By Glenn Blain

ALBANY — Cynthia Nixon said Thursday she wants to make New York a “real sanctuary state” for undocumented immigrants.

The actress, who is challenging Gov. Cuomo for the Democratic nomination, said so-called sanctuary state legislation was among the measures that needs to be adopted for New York to become the “progressive bastion” she envisions.

While New York City and several other cities have adopted such policies to protect immigrants, Nixon blamed Cuomo for thwarting legislation to do it on a statewide level.

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Source: The New York Daily News (via Empire Report New York)

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