From Brian Lockhart, CT Post:
After three months of wrangling over intent and language, the City Council Monday passed a resolution declaring Bridgeport a “welcoming” place for immigrants–legal and undocumented–in the face of more aggressive federal deportation efforts.
“Tomorrow a lot will see (in the newspaper) Bridgeport is a ‘sanctuary city’ and feel good about that,” activist Julio Lopez Varona said afterward.
But Bridgeport, technically, is not a so-called sanctuary. That more politically controversial term was dropped to win over council votes and Mayor Joe Ganim.
Full story here.