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Overturn Plyler v. Doe

The underclass that Plyler was supposed to prevent has come into being despite it.

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Overturning Roe seemed like a pipe dream until it finally happened. Now that the worst modern legal precedent is gone, we asked TAC contributors: Which bad decision should the Supreme Court overturn next?

The month before he was elected mayor of New York, Eric Adams tweeted the Big Apple would “remain a sanctuary city” under his administration. He had previously promised to “severely restrict cooperation” between the New York Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)—including ensuring that ICE is removed from all city buildings and facilities—and voiced support for giving driver’s licenses to illegal aliens. As mayor, he allowed a bill to pass providing more than 800,000 noncitizens access to the ballot box for municipal elections shortly after taking office.