sanctuary city

“The reality is here in Aurora — and even though we’ll see on TV how sometimes they’ll try to, I guess, put a fear factor into things — the (number of) folks who are here illegally committing crimes in this city is far, far less than those who are born in this country or are here legally,” Metz said. “And that’s just the reality of that.”

Amid constantly evolving immigration and deportation policies handed down by President Donald Trump’s administration — including a new executive order signed March 6 and banning travel from certain countries — city officials recently re-upped the debate on Aurora’s disputed tag as a “sanctuary city.” The term remains without a formal definition from the federal government