WI: Immigration bills resurface in Wisconsin Legislature as opponents eye worker walkouts

Journal Sentinel: MADISON - After sparking a massive Capitol protest last year, legislation cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities is back — and its opponents say they may launch worker walkouts that could hurt dairy farms and other businesses.

Assembly Bill 190 would require police to hold people charged with a crime in jail for up to an additional 48 hours if they are suspected of being in the country illegally. Local governments that didn't go along with that requirement could see their state aid cut by up to $5,000 per day.

Another measure, Assembly Bill 127, would allow Wisconsin residents to sue their local government if they believe federal immigration policies are not being enforced.

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