Winston-Salem City Council to vote on “Welcoming City” ordinance

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It stops short of calling Winston-Salem a sanctuary city, but a resolution before that City Council tonight seeks to establish it as a “welcoming” one.

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The resolution says there has been an environment of excessive fear and suspicion towards immigrants, refugees and other newcomers. It therefore calls on the Police Department, attorney and others to make legal recommendations to help provide a safe and welcoming environment for these people.

Click HERE to read the draft resolution