Remember Kate Steinley shot in the back and killed in the sanctuary city of San Francisco by five time deported illegal felon Lopez, a Mexican natonal with multiple convictions?
The man who murdered Kate Steinley was released from jail by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department and not turned over to federal authorities.
A February 2017 poll shows that Trump has broad public support in his effort to crack down on sanctuary cities.
A recent Harvard-Harris Poll shows that 80 percent of voters say that local authorities should comply with the law by reporting to federal agents the illegal immigrants they come in contact with.
Cities that arrest illegal immigrants for crimes should be required to turn them over to federal authorities
Sanctuary cities receive $2.27 BILLION in federal programs.
A safety issue: Trump re-framed the issue from a partisan battle to a duty owed to the American people: “When it comes to public safety, there is no place for politics; no Republicans, no Democrats, just citizens, and good citizens,” he said. “We want safe communities. We demand safe communities for everyone.” Voters will want to know why their mayor sides with the illegal alien killer over a victimized American family.
About 300 sanctuary city jurisdictions operate in the U.S. where state or local officials refuse to cooperate with federal law enforcement officers and make it difficult for them to apprehend illegal aliens caught committing a crime.
Santa Cruz CA is a sanctuary city. Law enforcement officials in Santa Cruz claim that the community is safer by not reporting illegal immigrants to federal authorities. Recently 13 members of M-13 gang were arrested in Santa Cruz by federal authorities in cooperation with local authorities.
The Trump plan includes an expansion of the “287(g) program” — named for the section of federal immigration law that enables DHS to deputize state and local law-enforcement officers to enforce the laws as if they were federal immigration agents.
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/445107/trump-immigration-enforcement-guidance-deportation-warranted-any-unlawful-behavior
Monterey Bay Forum: Jobs!
New jobs: Trump’s plan calls for adding resources: 10,000 to federal enforcement (ICE) and 5,000 Border Patrol persons.
The many freedoms Americans enjoy are dependent upon laws which are enforced. Let’s take good care of legal, honest immigrants and let’s crack down on felons such as the man who murdered Kate Steinley. What say you?