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The Line: Proposed Penalties for Sanctuary Cities

July 31, 2015 – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would cut funding for cities like Santa Fe that direct local law enforcement to not ask about an individual’s immigration status during routine police business.

This week’s line opinion panelists tell us what they think about the legislation. What’s your opinion? Share your comments here or email us (

Dan Foley, former New Mexico House Minority Whip
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney with Sanchez Legal Solutions
Diane Snyder, former New Mexico state senator