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sanctuary city

A US city that protects undocumented immigrants through limited involvement or cooperation with federal immigration regulations or authorities. Primarily heard in US. That new immigration law threatens to jeopardize sanctuary cities.
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I asked why they were there and she said a wolf had escaped because the wind had damaged the sanctuary.
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary - Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is a beautiful gem bordered by the Aravalli range in the Pali, Udaipur, and Rajsamand district in the state of Rajasthan.
Photo courtesy of NOAA, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
In turn, the sanctuary feeds adjacent areas of your hunting grounds with relaxed deer to hunt, as well as providing a powerful magnet of the promise of safety within its confines.
The red fox, Arabian Lynx live in the sanctuary, which is a safe haven for many migratory and endemic birds, such as Hoopoe, Indian roller, pipit, bee, Egyptian vulture, Eagle, and See-see partridge, owls, and crowned Sandgrouse, wild pigeon, falcon, curlew, and seagull.
The sanctuary is located in the eastern villages of the Wilayat of Quriyat in the Governorate of Muscat.
As for the birds, once inside the sanctuary you will come face- toface with Striated Heron, Western reef heron, Little Bittern, Red Knot and majestic Pied Avocet.
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary contains some of the most spectacular marine resources in the northern Gulf of Mexico, including some of the healthiest coral reef communities in the entire Caribbean and western Atlantic region, said George P.
A fully functioning CoS would typically include pledges signed by the local authorities and other statutory agencies, with CoS 'streams' such as schools for sanctuary, and faith groups for sanctuary.
Sanctuary owner Mary Hepworth said: "I wondered if people in Huddersfield could desperately help us once again.
Association and its subsidiaries (collectively, the Sanctuary Group).
This goal has been discussed at the Welsh Government's faith communities forum and builds on the work of the City of Sanctuary movement.
Midland-based national housing and care provider Sanctuary Group says it has seen an increase in young people choosing to become an apprentice rather than going to university.
The harrowing stories behind bears rescued by Europe's biggest bear sanctuary have now been revealed in a book written by a wildlife expert from South Wales.
RESPECT for the practice of sanctuary offered by churches to individuals denied refugee status appears to be on shaky ground.