Hammond calls for an end to Illinois’ status as a Sanctuary State

Deputy Republican Leader Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) calls for the repeal of the TRUST Act to end Illinois’ status as a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. Hammond highlighted the $831 million cost of Illinois’ healthcare benefits program for undocumented immigrants at a Statehouse news conference during the Fall 2023 Veto Session of the Illinois General Assembly.