Press Releases

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Mayor Taylor's Statement on President Trump's Executive Order Against Sanctuary Cities

January 25, 2017, East Orange, NJ:  "East Orange pledges to uphold our promise to protect the basic human rights of our vulnerable communities,” said Mayor Lester E. Taylor III. “In December, our East Orange City Council passed a resolution to affirm that we will be a welcoming and inclusive city for all residents, irrespective of background or immigration status. We have absolutely no intention of changing our stance regardless of what goes on in Washington. East Orange is, and always will be, a safe place for people to call home."