Leighton Akio Woodhouse

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has been cagey about the wording around Los Angeles’ sanctuary status. He’s said LA is a “city of sanctuary.”

Does Mayor Garcetti really want to make LA a sanctuary city?

Mayor Eric Garcetti has been cagey about the wording around Los Angeles’ sanctuary status. He’s said LA is a “city of sanctuary.”

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