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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Legislature Reviews 'Sanctuary State' Bill


February 8, 2019

The Judiciary Committee of the Nebraska Legislature is reviewing a Bill called the "Limited Immigration Inquiry Act."

The Bill is sponsored by Sen. Megan Hunt.

The purpose of the bill is to "promote the health and safety of all residents of Nebraska by encouraging immigrants to cooperate with the government, especially in reporting violations of the law."

The Bill says the Limited Immigration Inquiry Act is not intended to prevent peace offices or government employees or officials from knowing a person's immigration status, so long as the person has offered the information. It also says th...

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