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Florida is about to ban sanctuary cities. At least 11 other states have, too

(CNN)Florida is about to ban sanctuary cities. And it's not alone.At least 11 other states have taken similar steps.Florida's measure, passed by lawmakers last week, forbids law enforcement agencies and local governments from adopting policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis made the ban a campaign promise, and he's signaled his support for the bill, though his office hasn't said yet whether -- or when -- he's signing it.It's the latest move by a state to take immigration matters into its own hands, particularly around a controversial question that's become a political lightning rod: Can local governments limit their cooperation with the feds when it comes to immigration enforcement ...