Mayor declares her borough a 'sanctuary' community despite council concerns

Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau used her executive authority and issued an order declaring the borough a sanctuary municipality when council members raises questions about passing a resolution on the issue. (NJ Advance Media file photo) 

ROSELLE — Mayor Christine Dansereau this week declared the borough a “sanctuary municipality,” signing an executive order despite reservations from all but one of the council members.

“We have 47 percent of our population who are immigrants,” Dansereau said during the council meeting.

In her order, Dansereau said borough police and municipal employees will not participate in the registration or reporting …read more

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