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OXON HILL, Md. — Milwaukee County’s sheriff in favor of strict enforcement of immigration laws said he knows a way to stop the idea of sanctuary cities: Bring federal charges against local officials for harboring undocumented migrants.

Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr., who won a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision Friday ruling that the paperwork he’s keeping on inmates being held for federal immigration authorities is not covered under state open records laws, considers sanctuary cities havens for criminal activity. The term applies to places that limit police officers and jailers’ cooperation with federal authorities on immigration.

“I’m telling you right now, folks, you charge one mayor, one governor, one council president that adopts these laws, this stuff is going to end right away,” Clarke told activists gathered Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Washington.

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