Senate Bill 2710

Governor signs bill banning sanctuary cities

This morning Governor Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2710 into law, banning sanctuary policies. The new law says cities, state agencies, and public colleges cannot prevent employees from asking someone’s immigration status. These public agencies also cannot give legal status…

Sanctuary cities in Mississippi

State lawmakers have agreed to a bill to ban immigration sanctuary policies. The Senate agreed Tuesday to changes the House made in Senate Bill 2710. It now heads to Governor Phil Bryant. The bill says cities, state agencies, and public…

Senate Bill 2710: Prohibiting sanctuary cities

The Mississippi House is advancing a bill to ban immigration sanctuary policies. Senate Bill 2710 says cities, state agencies, and public colleges can’t prevent employees from asking someone’s immigration status. The bill would also authorize all Mississippi law enforcement officers…

Prohibiting Sanctuary Cities Senate Bill 2710

With another deadline looming later this week lawmakers in Jackson must bring up a number of bills in order for them to stay alive. Among them a bill that would prohibit the establishment of sanctuary cities. Senate bill 27-10 would…

MS Senate Prohibits Sanctuary Cities

The Mississippi Senate voted today to prohibit towns, counties, or universities from defying federal immigration laws. Senate Bill 2710 passed in a 32-16 vote. The bill which is sponsored by Republican Senator Sean Tindell of Gulfport heads to the House…