Santa Fe officials consider lawsuit over rights of sanctuary cities

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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials in Santa Fe say they may have to sue the federal government over the rights of sanctuary cities.

They say right now they are considering a lawsuit.

San Francisco was the first U.S. city to sue President Donald Trump over his order to defund sanctuary cities.

The city says the order was unconstitutional.

Sanctuary cities protect undocumented immigrants from federal immigration laws.

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