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Somerville rally marks 30 years as sanctuary city

Somerville has been a sanctuary city since 1987.

Following President Trump's executive order that threatened to take away federal funding from sanctuary cities, Somerville rallied to support the 30th anniversary of its status as asanctuary city Saturday morning.

Immigrant youths, business owners and other members of the community were encouraged to come out to the event byorganizers to show support for this status.

Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Congressman Michael Capuano, both Democrats, and other local politicians were also at the event.

 

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