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North Dakota lawmakers pass bill banning immigrant 'sanctuary' cities
Forum News Service could not find evidence that any jurisdiction in North Dakota has adopted a policy to limit coordination with immigration officials.
By Jeremy Turley
Today at 4:00 AM
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators have approved legislation to prohibit local governments from establishing policies that hinder cooperation with immigration officials.

The Republican-dominated Senate voted 40-4 along party lines on Friday, March 31, to pass House Bill 1155, sponsored by Rep. Matt Heilman, R-Bismarck. The House passed the legislation in January.

The one-page bill would bar the state, cities, counties and higher education institutions from adopting policies that would:
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