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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 14:  People rally together at the "We're Here to Stay" immigration event at the Metropolitan AME Church on January 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. The event is one of many that took place around the country and was ment to send a pro-immigration message to the incoming administration as well as to show support for immigration rights.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sanctuary City Migrants Protest Trump Nationwide

Pro-illegal immigrant groups across the country protested in major sanctuary city hubs to decry President-Elect Donald Trump’s upcoming Inauguration Ceremony. The sanctuary cities carry out policies to shield illegal immigrants from federal immigration law enforcement officials.

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Nebraska Vigil Demands Refugee Influx Continue

About 150 residents of Nebraska gathered near the state’s capitol to demand the influx in refugees and migrants during the Obama administration’s years continue during President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.

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Santa Fe Leaders Narrowly Defeat Resolution Rejecting Trump Wall

The Santa Fe City Council narrowly failed to pass a controversial resolution that denounced many of the policies of the incoming presidential administration and would have defiantly resolved that the City would “continue to be a sanctuary city.” The resolution also expressly rejected the idea of building a wall at the U.S.-Mexico Border, and mentioned President-Elect Donald Trump by name. The vote was 4-4 with one abstention.

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GOP Assemblyman: Hiring Eric Holder is Unconstitutional

California State Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Roseville) is challenging the constitutionality of state Democrats’ plan to hire former Attorney General Eric Holder of the Covington & Burling firm to fight President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.