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Sanctuary City (02:25)


One third of San Francisco's population was born overseas. Donald Trump wants to deport tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants. Mayor Edwin Lee will continue to protect their rights to education and work.

Deportation Campaign (04:04)

Trump is targeting around 800,000 undocumented immigrants with criminal convictions. Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran Joaquin Sotelo is not a citizen, but his children are. After leaving the Navy, he struggled with addiction and was sentenced to prison; he is facing deportation.

ICE Raids (03:53)

Federal immigration officers increasingly arrest undocumented immigrants—with and without criminal records. Many cities declared sanctuary protection. San Francisco residents are afraid of deportation; Brian gets tattoos removed to avoid persecution back home.

Mission District (02:01)

San Francisco is a city of homelessness, social activism, soaring housing prices, and wealth; 35,000 undocumented migrants are residents. Nancy Shirada sells anti-Trump paraphernalia in a Latino neighborhood.

Cheap Labor (02:42)

Undocumented migrants comprise 10% of California's work force. Trump claims they compete with American workers and abuse the system, and threatens to withdraw federal funding to sanctuary cities. Lee strengthens his resolve to protect them against deportation.

Sanctuary System Flaws (05:23)

In July 2015, Francisco Lopez-Sanchez shot Kate Steinle. He had been deported multiple times but was protected from immigration authorities; Trump used the case for his arguments. Don Rosenberg’s son Andrew was killed by an undocumented Honduran migrant.

Local vs. Federal Authority (04:38)

Wrestling fans gather in Oakland to protest illegal immigration. Prof. Bill Ong Hing says the sanctuary ordinance does not prevent ICE from enforcing laws in the city; San Francisco police participate in the Medal of Valor ceremony. Trump is hiring 10,000 more ICE officers and wants cities to recruit local cops as immigration officers.

Speaking Out on Undocumented Immigrants (03:21)

Sotelo shares his story at a rally supporting undocumented immigrants. The San Francisco City Council considers creating a legal defense unit to protect against deportation. Hing says the city must brace for ICE raids.

Credits: Resist! (00:17)

Credits: Resist!

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It’s famed as the city of peace and love, but San Francisco is digging in for a fight over President Donald Trump’s order to expel millions of undocumented migrants.

Length: 30 minutes

Item#: BVL145241

ISBN: 978-1-64198-790-5

Copyright date: ©2017

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