San Francisco Faces the Costs of Being a True Sanctuary City under Trump – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

Some city officials in San Francisco are taking the notion of remaining a sanctuary city very seriously, backing a proposal to spend $5 million on the legal representation of immigrants facing deportation or incarceration.

Source: San Francisco Faces the Costs of Being a True Sanctuary City under Trump – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

San Francisco, a sanctuary city, is considering releasing $5 million in funding to rigorously defend undocumented immigrants under a Donald Trump administration. The money would be contracted out to public defenders and nonprofits that facilitate legal representation. Undocumented immigrants do not now have the right to a court appointed attorney.

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