2017/03/06 - STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON THE PRESIDENT’S NEW TRAVEL BAN EXECUTIVE ORDER

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2017
Contact: press@citiesforaction.us

STATEMENT FROM CITIES FOR ACTION ON THE PRESIDENT'S NEW TRAVEL BAN EXECUTIVE ORDER

The following statement can be attributed to Cities for Action: 

“Cities for Action unequivocally opposed the President’s initial travel ban executive order, and we will do the same with the Administration’s latest action. These fear-based policies do not reflect American values and will only undermine our national security. Our cities and counties are safer and stronger because of refugees and immigrants, not in spite of them. As always, we will act in the best interest of our cities, counties, and country, by promoting policies and programs that aim to support and integrate immigrants."

Created in 2014, Cities for Action is a coalition of 150 mayors and county executives working for stronger and safer cities through immigrant inclusive policies and programs. Cities for Action members are committed to driving the national debate on immigration policies and integrating immigrants through best practices at the municipal level.

For more information on the actions cities are taking, visit www.citiesforaction.us

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