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Susan Tsyitee speaks to the Las Vegas City Council about a refugee resolution at Wednesday’s meeting. The Council voted 4-1 to reject a non-binding resolution that would have supported refugee resettlement.
City council rejects its own refugee resolution

After more than one hour of public input, the Las Vegas City Council took action on a so-called “sanctuary city” resolution during Wednesday’s regular monthly meeting.

In its standing-room-only chamber at city hall, the council voted 4-1 to disapprove Resolution 17-27 — a non-binding declaration of support for resettlement of refugees, as part of a national effort to resettle the “most vulnerable” refugees.