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  • Ryan: Sanctuary Cities ‘Are a Violation of the Rule of Law,’ ‘You’ve Got to Enforce the Law’ ...

    01/13/2017 8:21:05 AM PST · by Rockitz · 42 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 12 January 2017 | Ian Hanchett
    Ryan said on sanctuary cities, “Donald and I agree completely on that. There is no daylight between us on that. so, what do I mean that? Sanctuary cities are a violation of the rule of law and they are not to be tolerated. We agree with that 100%. And that means if you want federal assistance, you’re not going to get it. You’ve got to enforce the law.” He added that Congress is working on two things: “to secure the border, and to enforce our laws with respect to criminal — violent criminals who are illegal aliens.” Ryan said on...
  • Immigrants Are Flocking To Chicago Before Trump’s Inauguration Because It’s A ‘Sanctuary City’

    01/12/2017 9:10:51 AM PST · by AngelesCrestHighway · 43 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 01/12/17 | Alex Pfeiffer
    The Mexican consul in Chicago said that immigrants are flocking to the Windy City before Donald Trump becomes president because Chicago is a sanctuary city, according to a report Tuesday in El Financiero. Carlos Martin Jimenez was speaking at a recent gathering of Mexican ambassadors and consuls in Mexico City and said that Mexicans in Indiana and Wisconsin are coming to the Chicago consulate due to it being a sanctuary for illegal immigrants.
  • Corrupt Politician Exposed: Citizens Demand Sanctuary in Their Own Country

    01/02/2017 12:32:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2016 | Arthur Schaper
    The phrase “sanctuary city” should be redundant. Cities should be sanctuaries for citizens. Period.The surrounding walls of a community kept inhabitants safe from marauding tribes in the Middle Ages. To this day, Vatican City has its ancient surroundings. Israel has a fence, with a cement wall in key sections, to protect their citizenry from Islamic terrorists and West Bank agitators. Those cities are safe, or at least safer.American citizens, though, are finding less safety in their cities. In California, there are at least 35 sanctuary cities in the lawless sense: illegal aliens can live and work in these areas, and...
  • (Mayor Sylvester) Turner Pledges to Protect Immigrants, But Avoids Calling Houston "Sanctuary City"

    12/24/2016 7:53:43 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 50 replies
    Houston Press ^ | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016 AT 8 A.M. | MEAGAN FLYNN
    In the wake of the presidential election, Mayor Sylvester Turner is taking steps to promise undocumented immigrants or newly arrived refugees that he will strive to keep them safe and respect their rights in Houston. The election of a certain someone, whom he did not name, will not change Houston's commitment to welcoming all walks of life and valuing diversity, Turner pledged at a press conference Monday morning. To demonstrate this pledge, Turner has created the Office of New Americans, to help immigrants and refugees integrate into their new communities and access services they may need. He has also launched...
  • VA Politician Demands Public Schools Be "Sanctuary Institutions"

    12/22/2016 4:29:58 PM PST · by ResistanceMedia · 17 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | December 22, 2016
    A far-left politician today published an article in the Falls Church News-Press calling for the Fairfax school board to name FCPS a "sanctuary institution" for illegal aliens. Kaye Kory, a Democrat who was a member of the school board from 1999 to 2009, repeated unverified, speculative, and now-discredited statistics from the Southern Poverty Law Center ($PLC), a liberal activist group. The claim that there has been a spike in hate crimes committed by Trump supporters was pushed by the fake news media for weeks after the election, almost exclusively based on a report by the $PLC. However, the $PLC report......
  • What A Seceded California Might Look Like

    12/22/2016 7:20:50 AM PST · by rhett october · 106 replies
    Resistance Feed ^ | 12-22-2016 | Rhett October
    Secession in the United States has been attempted before. It ended in the Civil War with the southern states being forbidden from seceding. Texas has talked about it. California is talking about it now and even says it has its own embassy in Moscow, Russia (this according to secession supporters and not state officials). But what would an independent California country actually be like? All we can do is look at current California policies and political leanings and attempt to project how they might operate as a country on their own. Entitlement Spending California's state government has a reputation for...
  • The fate of dispossessed liberals

    12/17/2016 2:14:22 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 13 replies
    Wicked Local Newton MA/Newton Tab ^ | 12/16/16 | Tom Mountain
    Comes now Maura Healey with the revelation that Trump supporters are so consumed with hate for immigrants, Muslims, gays, women in yarmulkes, guys with green hair and girls with nose rings, she's set up an emergency hotline for the above victims to report any Trump ruffians who so much as look askance at any post-Nov. 8 liberal still wallowing in their double lattes and tofu burgers at the defeat of Madam Mao ... I mean, Hillary. The state attorney general is so convinced that the Make America Great Again crowd is on the verge of a blue collar pogrom of...
  • Sanctuary House (Humor)

    12/08/2016 6:14:10 PM PST · by RightGeek · 6 replies
    Ricochet ^ | 12/7/2016 | Michael Henry
    On Thanksgiving Day, I stopped by the palatial home of my longtime friend and lawyer, E. Hobart Calhoun, a fellow Mensa member, bon vivant, and part-time oenophile. He was burning leaves in his front yard. I jumped out of my reconditioned hybrid Ford Falcon and raced to stomp out the flames, feverishly checking for any sign of the EPA death squads routinely patrolling our neighborhoods these days. “Have you lost your mind?” I asked E. as I stepped out of my rugged Duluth steel-threaded overalls, which had caught fire in spite of Duluth’s guarantee that they were flammable or inflammable,...
  • How to Deport Millions of Illegal Aliens, Without Employing a Single Stormtrooper.

    12/08/2016 8:23:41 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 58 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/08/16 | Greg Penglis
    Sanctuary City policies encourage human trafficking of illegal aliens and whether mayors, supervisors and complicit law enforcement officers are also complicit in those crimes? Every time the issue of illegal aliens or deportation comes up, the Left, argues against something they know isn’t going to happen. But the reason the Left always brings the conversation to the line, “how are you going to round up and deport 15 million undocumented immigrants?” is not to get an answer, It is to get you to feel bad for even thinking about deporting anyone. Because they know it isn’t going to happen the...
  • The democrats who helped kill Kate Steinle now want a safe space from accountability

    12/07/2016 6:29:46 PM PST · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-05-16 | DrJohn
    Kate Steinle was a 32 year old woman walking with her parents in an Francisco in 2015 when she was killed by an illegal alien who had been deported five times previous to the murder. Juan Lopez-Sanchez had been taken into custody by local authorities but released a month before the murder because San Francisco is a sanctuary city and the it refuses to cooperate with the Feds. The sheriff, Ross Markirimi issued a memo specifically ordering his deputies not to cooperate with ICE. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had issued a detainer request to the sheriff’s department asking...
  • Petition to Declare The University of Texas at Austin a Sanctuary for Undocumented Students

    12/01/2016 6:28:42 AM PST · by bgill · 47 replies
    Care2 Petitions ^ | unknown | Madeline Hsu
    North Texas Univ. and Texas Woman's Univ. also petitioning for sanctuary campuses: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/higher-education/2016/11/30/students-want-declare-unt-twu-sanctuary-campuses-unauthorized-immigrant-classmates-staff Texas State Univ. petition for sanctuary and minorities and LGBTQIA students - http://www.kvue.com/news/local/hays-county/texas-state-students-sign-petition-to-make-school-sanctuary-campus/358331110
  • Sanctuary City’ Philly Released Dominican Accused of Child Rape

    11/26/2016 8:55:48 AM PST · by detective · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2016 | John Binder
    An accused child rapist and Dominican national was released out of custody by Philadelphia police, ignoring federal immigration officials’ request to hand over the man. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a news release describing how 40-year-old Winston Enrique Perez Pilarte, also known as Josue Duran-Cortes, was released by Philadelphia officials back in 2015 after failing to “honor” their detainer on Pilarte. “After confirming his identity using biometric data, an ICE detainer was lodged against Perez Pilarte while he was detained at the Philadelphia Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility in July 2015,” ICE stated in the release. “On Nov. 25, 2015,...
  • San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

    11/25/2016 10:12:29 AM PST · by Baynative · 73 replies
    SF Bay Times ^ | 11/25/16 | Lunatic Board
    WHEREAS, On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th President of the United States; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That no matter the threats made by President-elect Trump, San Francisco will remain a Sanctuary City. We will not turn our back on the men and women from other countries who help make this city great, and who represent over one third of our population. This is the Golden Gate—we build bridges, not walls; and, be it
  • Enemies of Language

    11/24/2016 4:10:30 AM PST · by randita · 34 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/24/16 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>What would happen if conservatives started to change the words we use for political ends?</p> <p>Throughout history, revolutionaries of all stripes have warped the meaning of words to subvert reality.</p> <p>And now here we go again, with another effort — spearheaded by the media and universities — to use any linguistic means necessary to achieve political ends.</p>
  • All Sanctuary City Mayors Are Violating Their Oath Of Office to Uphold the Law & Should Be Punished

    11/23/2016 2:53:25 PM PST · by Stayfree · 18 replies
    Self | Novermber 23, 2016 | Stayfree
    Most oaths of office contain language to uphold the Constitution and the law. If such a severe breach of that oath as to openly refuse to uphold the law is not in of itself a violation of law, it should be. At the very least it is perjury (which is lying under oath). Obama has violated his oath of office more times than he has used the word "I".....
  • New York to remain a ‘sanctuary city’ for immigrants: de Blasio

    11/20/2016 11:27:38 AM PST · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 19, 2016 | Laura Italiano
    New York will remain a “sanctuary city” for undocumented immigrants, Mayor de Blasio promised on Friday — even if Donald Trump makes good on his threats to yank federal funding in retaliation. In fact, the city will reject federal aid that comes with objectionable “strings attached,” such as requiring local cops to turn over people they learn are here illegally, an action that, as a sanctuary city, New York won’t allow, he said. “That may be a choice we have to make,” de Blasio told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer.
  • Congressman Danny Davis grandson fatally shot over shoes in Chicago

    Davis said in a statement that a 17-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy forced their way into the home and after an argument the 15-year-old shot Wilson in the head. Davis said Wilson's mother was not at home, but Wilson's uncle and three siblings were.
  • The I-10 Bus Crash Driver (trunc.)

    09/01/2016 11:08:16 AM PDT · by Terry L Smith · 17 replies
    The Hayride ^ | 08/31/2016 | Scott McKay
    Information is dribbling out about Denis Yasmir Amaya Rodriguez, the illegal alien from Honduras who crashed a party bus into a traffic pileup on I-10 in St. John the Baptist Parish on Sunday, killing two people and injuring some 40 others – and none of it is good. And Amaya’s lengthy history as an illegal running wild outside the law now promises to make a few of Louisiana’s more high-profile public officials look like clowns. At present, there is a major dust-up afoot between Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu over the issue, as yesterday...
  • GOP Senator Slams Sanctuary City That Released Illegal Accused of Child Rape

    08/11/2016 10:54:12 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 9, 2016
    GOP Senator Slams Sanctuary City That Released Illegal Accused of Child Rape An illegal immigrant whom Philadelphia police released from custody last year and is now charged with raping a child under the age of 13-years-old should be a wake up call for the city to end its sanctuary policies, according to Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA). “Too many Americans have fallen victim to crime due to dangerous sanctuary city policies,” Toomey said in a statement Tuesday. “Tragically, a young child in Philadelphia has now been added to the list.” Ramon Aguirre-Ochoa, a 46-year-old illegal immigrant from Honduras was arrested late...
  • Senate to Vote on Bill Punishing ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

    07/02/2016 2:55:51 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 41 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 06/30/2016 | Josh Siegel
    The Senate will vote next week on legislation that would block congressional funding to cities and municipalities that don’t comply with immigration-related requests from the federal government. Since the killing in San Francisco last July of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle and the arrest in her death of an illegal immigrant from Mexico with multiple deportations, Republicans in Congress have sought to punish local jurisdictions that have “sanctuary” policies limiting their cooperation with requests from federal immigration officials. Police charged Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez with Steinle’s murder. The San Francisco sheriff at the time of Steinle’s death, Ross Mirkarimi, carried out a policy...
  • Family of Kate Steinle files lawsuit over deadly shooting on San Francisco pier

    05/27/2016 12:07:38 PM PDT · by PROCON · 22 replies
    FOXNEWS/AP ^ | May 27, 2016
    Relatives of the woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier last year filed a lawsuit Friday saying the illegal immigrant accused in the killing should have been in custody if not for a series of mistakes by city and federal workers. The killing of Kate Steinle in July 2015 and the arrest of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez put San Francisco's leaders on the defensive as critics and outside politicians called for a change in the city's sanctuary law. Despite national outrage, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday upheld those protections for people in the country illegally. The...
  • Shameful: Sanctuary City Protections Remain in San Francisco Even After Kate Steinle Death

    05/25/2016 4:44:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    In a slap in the face to the family of Kate Steinle, a young woman who last year was killed by an illegal immigrant, San Francisco has decided to retain its status as a sanctuary city. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation that upholds the city's policy on limiting law enforcement from providing assistance to federal immigration authorities aiming to apprehend or deport individuals. The board's decision allows illegal immigrants like Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez to escape proper punishment. Sanchez, who had been deported five times before, shot and killed Steinle last summer while she was walking along the...
  • 'Sanctuary City' bill would penalize New Orleans

    05/17/2016 3:57:24 PM PDT · by BBell · 13 replies
    http://www.wwltv.com/ ^ | 5/6/16 | Paul Murphy, WWL
    New Orleans is one of two cities in Louisiana identified by some as a so called "Sanctuary City." The other is Lafayette.A Sanctuary City is defined as a city with policies or laws that limit the extent to which law enforcement and other government employees will go to assist the federal government on immigration matters.NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison says immigration is a federal matter and it should be enforced by federal authorities."Many chiefs around the country, I stand with them and they stand with us that immigration is not a local police department issue to enforce," Harrison said. " A...
  • San Francisco to Expand ‘Sanctuary City’ Law — Even After Steinle Murder

    05/11/2016 3:29:02 AM PDT · by detective · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 May 2016 | Michelle Moons
    Elected leaders of the city that harbored an illegal alien-turned-killer last year are voting Tuesday on whether to pass an ordinance that would make San Francisco an even more hospitable sanctuary city for illegally present foreign nationals. The Board of Supervisors is considering the measure, which would further tie the hands of local law enforcement, effectively preventing their ability to give an inmate’s personal information or release date to federal immigration officials, according to KQED radio. Supervisor John Avalos introduced the proposed pro-Sanctuary City change.
  • NJ town providing legal tips to illegal immigrants to skirt ICE raids

    02/17/2016 4:15:34 PM PST · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 17, 2016 | Cody Derespina
    A New Jersey town is attempting to protect illegal immigrants from "really unfortunate" arrests by publishing handouts in English and Spanish that encourage immigrants "to remain silent" and "have a plan!" if confronted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The response from Princeton officials comes following the targeted arrest of two illegal immigrants in the town early Thursday morning, one of whom had a drunken driving conviction, an ICE official told NJ.com. Councilwoman Heather Howard has been a leading advocate for working with the local immigrant population to prevent detentions and deportations. "These [arrests] are really unfortunate," she told...
  • Gage Park victims' identities officially released by medical examiner (CHICAGO)

    02/06/2016 2:55:58 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Feb 6, 2016
    Gage Park victims' identities officially released by medical examiner Chicago Tribune staff Contact Reporter The Cook County medical examiner's office on Saturday officially released information on the identities of the six people found killed inside a Gage Park home this week. The six family members were found dead a little after 1 p.m. Thursday when police were called to a home in the 5700 block of South California Avenue because a man who lived there had not shown up for work. Those killed were identified as Rosaura Martinez, 58, who family members have said went by Rosaura Hernandez; her husband,...
  • San Francisco Might Not be a Sanctuary City Under Sheriff Hennessy

    01/21/2016 11:17:16 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Wednesday, Jan 20 2016 | Greg Zeman
    Ross Mirkarimi is no longer Sheriff, but his controversial order barring deputies from tipping off immigration when a jail inmate eligible for deportation is released is still at the center of a debate over San Francisco's "Sanctuary City" policy. The fatal shooting this summer of Kate Steinle by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez — a homeless, undocumented Mexican national who had been sprung from County Jail a few months prior — became a campaign prop for the likes of Donald Trump. It may also have been the final straw for Mirkarimi in the eyes of voters, who elected current Sheriff Vicki Hennessy...
  • Man Who Ran Over Cop in Texas Sanctuary City is 3-Time Deported Illegal Alien

    11/12/2015 11:40:49 AM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Nov 2015 | Bob Price
    The man who used a vehicle to run over a Dallas, Texas, police officer is an illegal alien who has been deported three times over the past 11 years. Eduardo Gonzalez-Rios, 29, is in the Dallas County jail after being treated for his gunshot wound, the Dallas Morning News (DMN) reported. He is currently being held on three counts of aggravated assault on a public servant and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials placed a detainer on him.
  • Watch: Senator Ted Cruz Destroys Harry Reid Over Opposition To Kate's Law

    11/07/2015 7:43:54 AM PST · by Isara · 76 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | November 5th 2015 | Hannity.com Staff
    Ted Cruz has been on the Senate floor fighting for the passage of Kate's law, the law named for Kate Steinle who was murdered by an illegal alien in July of this year. The bill would block states and cities from receiving federal law enforcement funding if they refuse to communicate with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement due to that state or city's "sanctuary city" policies.One of the bills most vocal opponents has been Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. During yesterday's debate on the Senate floor, Reid falsely characterized the bill as one that would "tear innocent families apart."Senator Cruz fired...
  • Liberals Are Losing the Culture Wars

    11/04/2015 9:55:48 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 70 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | November 4, 2015 | By Molly Ball
    In Tuesday’s elections, voters rejected recreational marijuana, transgender rights, and illegal-immigrant sanctuaries; they reacted equivocally to gun-control arguments; and they handed a surprise victory to a Republican gubernatorial candidate who emphasized his opposition to gay marriage. Democrats have become increasingly assertive in taking liberal social positions in recent years, believing that they enjoy majority support and even seeking to turn abortion and gay rights into electoral wedges against Republicans. But Tuesday’s results—and the broader trend of recent elections that have been generally disastrous for Democrats not named Barack Obama—call that view into question. Indeed, they suggest that the left has...
  • San Francisco "sanctuary City" Sheriff Loses Re-Election

    11/04/2015 7:53:35 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/4/2015
    The San Francisco sheriff who over the summer became embroiled in a national debate over 'sanctuary city' policies on Tuesday lost his bid for re-election amid a host of local controversies. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, 54, was defeated by Vicki Hennessy, a former sheriff's official who had the endorsement of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the sheriff deputies association. As of early Wednesday morning, Hennessy had received 62 percent of the vote to just 31 percent for Mirkarimi. Mirkarimi was the subject of national criticism after Mexican illegal immigrant Francisco Sanchez allegedly shot and killed 32 year old Kate Steinle...
  • CAUTION SNOWFLAKES: Triggers Ahead

    11/04/2015 7:55:52 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 11-4-2013 | MOTUS
    Election day highlights from around the country: Ohio nixes marijuana, San Francisco boots their Sanctuary City Sheriff and Kentucky elects a Republican governor whose black, female lieutenant governor running mate has a back story that sounds like a female version of Ben Carson’s.Oh, and did I mention that both Governor-elect Matt Belvin and his Lt. Governor, Jenean Hampton, are Tea Party activists who have never held public office before?  That sounds like bad news for the DNC and the RNC. Connect the dots, Reince.   And as a follow-up on this week’s informal topic, free speech, there’s this killer article from...
  • Conflicted San Francisco voters eject sanctuary city sheriff

    11/04/2015 7:45:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/04/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    There’s something strange going on in the City by the Bay after yesterday’s municipal elections, but I suspect that it’s far too early to get very excited about it. San Francisco voters went to the polls and rejected their sheriff who had become something of the face of the so called “sanctuary city” and they did so by a wide margin. (Fox News) Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi convincingly lost his bid for re-election Tuesday after spending months in the national spotlight as the face of his city’s controversial “sanctuary city” policy on illegal immigration.Mirkarimi, 54, was defeated...
  • San Francisco sheriff loses re-election bid amid 'sanctuary city' controversy

    11/04/2015 3:55:46 AM PST · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 11-4-2015 | Foxnews.com
    Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi convincingly lost his bid for re-election Tuesday after spending months in the national spotlight as the face of his city's controversial "sanctuary city" policy on illegal immigration. Mirkarimi, 54, was defeated by Vicki Hennessy, a former sheriff's official who had the endorsement of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the sheriff deputies association. With 42 percent of precincts reporting, Henessy had received 63 percent of the vote to 31 percent for Mirkarimi. Mirkarimi and his office received heavy criticism after Mexican illegal immigrant Francisco Sanchez allegedly shot and killed 32-year-old Kate Steinle on San...
  • North Carolina figures out the sanctuary city problem

    11/01/2015 6:57:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/01/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Every once in a while somebody comes along with a solution that makes you smack yourself on the forehead and say, why didn’t I think of that? We’ve now seen such a piece of innovative thinking coming out of North Carolina where Governor Pat McCrory has just signed a new bill into law which will effectively outlaw the idea of so called “sanctuary cities” in his state. One down, 49 to go. (Fox News) North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill into law Wednesday that bans any policy that interferes with the enforcement of federal immigration laws.The Protect...
  • New Sanctuary City law could force Charlotte to change civil rights resolution

    10/30/2015 2:23:04 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    WBTV ^ | 10/29/15 | Steve Harrison
    CHARLOTTE, NC - Gov. Pat McCrory's signing Wednesday of a bill that would prohibit N.C. municipalities from becoming "sanctuary cities" may force Charlotte to remove language in a civil rights resolution that prohibits police from asking about immigration status. House Bill 318, the Protect North Carolina Workers Act, could also affect Charlotte's efforts to create a municipal ID. Under the new law, municipalities can create their own IDs, but they cannot be recognized by local governments. One exception is that police can use the ID if it's the only way to identify someone. Charlotte council members support a Charlotte-specific ID...
  • Sanctuary City Policies Will No Longer Be Tolerated In Texas Say Gov. Abbott

    10/26/2015 10:40:59 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/26/2015 | Bob Price
    Governor Abbott wrote the tersely worded letter to Sheriff Valdez after her decision announced earlier this month to scale back on honoring immigration detainers sent to her jail by the federal government’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Her announcement was reported by Breitbart Texas on October 12. “’Sanctuary City’ policies like those promoted by your recent decision to implement your own case-by-case immigrant detention plan will no longer be tolerated in Texas,” Abbott began in his letter attached below. “Your decision to not fully honor U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) requests to detain criminal immigrants poses a serious danger to...
  • “We the People Implies ‘We the Citizens’, not ‘We the Illegal Aliens’”.

    10/24/2015 1:15:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2015 | Arthur Schaper
    Those were my first remarks to the Huntington Park City Council, following their appointment of two illegals to city commissions. The outrage of August 17th has exploded into an onslaught of legal, moral, and cultural forces against one city trying to upend the rule of law and turn one city, California, and the entire country in to a sanctuary for illegal aliens.Working with pro-immigration enforcement activists, all fighting under the banner of “We the People Rising”, dedicated conservatives throughout Southern California and around the country are starting to rise up against unjust representatives, illegal actions, and immoral policies which have...
  • Cruz: Democrats 'Choosing to Stand with Convicted Felons'

    10/22/2015 12:35:56 PM PDT · by Isara · 6 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | October 22, 2015 | James Barrett
    Watch the video of Ted Cruz on O'Reilly Factor. On the "O'Reilly Factor" Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) condemned Democrats for "choosing to stand with convicted felons like the murderer of Kate Steinle rather than with the American people."In his exchange with host Bill O'Reilly, Cruz discussed the Democrats' vote to block "Kate's Law," the measure named after Steinle that would impose a mandatory five-year sentence to any illegal immigrant that is deported and then found to have illegally returned to the U.S. Steinle was murdered by an convicted felon, multi-time deported illegal immigrant who was sheltered...
  • Cruz hits Dems on immigration: 'With whom do you stand?'

    10/20/2015 4:24:32 PM PDT · by Isara · 10 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/20/15 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Tuesday challenged Democrats to support a bill that would punish cities that don't adhere to federal immigration laws, and said today's vote on the bill will let voters see if Democrats favor illegal immigrants over Americans. "For every Democratic senator, this vote today is a simple decision: With whom do you stand?" Cruz said on the Senate floor. "Do you stand with the violent, criminal illegal aliens who are being released over and over again?" The bill would block federal funding to any of the more than 200 cities around the country that have decided...
  • Senate Democrats block 'sanctuary cities' legislation

    10/20/2015 12:09:18 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 47 replies
    AP ^ | 10/20/2015 | MARY CLARE JALONICK
    Senate Democrats have blocked legislation to crack down on "sanctuary cities" that shield residents from federal immigration authorities. The 54-45 vote on the measure fell shy of the 60 required to move to final vote on the bill, which Republicans have pushed since the July 1 shooting of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco. The man charged in the killing was in the country illegally despite a long criminal record and multiple prior deportations. The bill by Louisiana Sen. David Vitter would punish jurisdictions that prohibit the collection of immigration information or don't cooperate with federal requests, blocking them from receiving...
  • Taking On Sanctuary City Lawlessness

    10/09/2015 3:58:04 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/09/15 | Arnold Ahlert
    Can Kate's Law succeed in Congress? The American left’s contemptuous disregard for laws it doesn’t like is metastasizing. Despite the public outrage that attended the murder of Kate Steinle by Juan Francsico Lopez-Sanchez, a seven-time convicted felon who had been deported five times, the number of illegal alien protection centers known as sanctuary cities has increased. The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) reports the number of these law-obstructing entities has grown to 340, compared to only 276 identified as recently as last July. CIS’s analysis is based on new information released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that covers the...
  • Cruz Co-Sponsors Bill to Defund Sanctuary Cities

    10/08/2015 1:53:42 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 6 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 10/8/2015 | Cortney O'Brien
     Presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX), along with several other senators, helped introduce the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act this week as a means to crack down on illegal immigration. “In light of the threat criminal aliens pose to the safety and security of our communities, we can no longer allow states and municipalities to take federal taxpayer money while turning a blind eye to the illegal aliens in their midst,” Cruz said in a statement. Earlier this year, Cruz introduced Kate’s Law to bring attention to the tragic case of Kate Steinle. Steinle was shot and killed...
  • In Wake of Pier 14 Shooting, Homeland Secretary Blasts San Francisco's Sanctuary City Policy

    09/16/2015 3:09:46 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 20 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | September 15, 2015 | Associated Press
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Tuesday criticized San Francisco's policy of not cooperating fully with immigration officials, calling it counterproductive and unacceptable. The city's sanctuary policy has come under scrutiny since the shooting in July of Kate Steinle as she walked with her father and a family friend along the San Francisco waterfront. The shooting triggered a national debate over immigration after it was revealed the man charged in the killing, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, had been deported five times to his native Mexico and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigration authorities...
  • Homeland secretary blasts San Francisco sanctuary policy

    09/15/2015 5:55:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 14 replies
    AP ^ | 9/15/15 | Sudhin Thanawala
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Tuesday criticized San Francisco's policy of not cooperating fully with immigration officials, calling it counterproductive and unacceptable. The city's sanctuary policy has come under scrutiny since the shooting in July of Kate Steinle as she walked with her father and a family friend along the San Francisco waterfront. The shooting triggered a national debate over immigration after it was revealed the man charged in the killing, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, had been deported five times to his native Mexico and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigrations authorities...
  • Sanctuary City enjoys skyrocketing rates of murder, rape

    09/13/2015 12:02:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/13/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Judicial Watch has been keeping tabs on the sanctuary city problem for a while now, with particular attention being paid to San Francisco. This week they released the results of an investigation into the crime rates in the City by the Bay over the period of time since the locals began offering safe harbor to illegal aliens and telling ICE to go pound sand if they want any criminal aliens held over. Through a series of FOIA requests they assembled the data from 2011 (when the unofficial policies were first going into effect) through the advent of “official” sanctuary...
  • Judicial Watch: San Francisco Crime Surge – Homicide Arrests up 55%, Rapes Arrests up 370%

    09/10/2015 12:54:12 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Judicial Watch announced today it obtained records from the San Francisco County Sheriff’s Department revealing that violent crime in the Bay area has skyrocketed since 2011, with the number of arrests for murder up 55%, and the number of arrests for rapes up 370%. Judicial Watch uncovered the numbers through a July 9, 2015, California Public Records Act request that sought the number of arrests for violations of the following crimes between 2011 and 2015:Penal Code 187 – first and second degree murder Penal Code 240 – simple assault Penal Code243 – battery Penal Code 261 – rapeAccording to the...
  • Kate Steinle's Family Files Claim Against San Francisco, ICE, BLM for Pier 14 Shooting

    09/01/2015 6:20:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 9/1 | Lisa Fernandez, Bob Redell and Cheryl Hurd
    Kate Steinle's Family Files Claim Against San Francisco, ICE, Bureau of Land Management for Pier 14 ShootingThe family of a young woman gunned down along Pier 14 in San Francisco filed claims against local and federal agencies on Tuesday, saying those agencies' failings led to her death. Kate Steinle, 32, was killed on July 1 while taking a stroll with her father along the San Francisco landmark when Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant with a criminal history, allegedly shot her. Lopez-Sanchez, who said he doesn't remember the shooting, allegedly used a large caliber handgun that belonged to a federal...
  • Red Flags Of Corruption Over Huntington Park (California)

    08/04/2015 5:57:20 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Investors.com ^ | August 4, 2015 | IBD Editorial
    Rule Of Law: Two aliens have been appointed city commissioners in California, an unprecedented institutionalization of illegal immigration. But contrary to reports, the public's mad and red flags of corruption are up. In a page-one headline, the Los Angeles Times hailed the appointment of illegal immigrants to two Huntington Park, Calif., civic commissions as a milestone that "charts a bold path for immigrants." It was booster journalism at its worst, gushing about illegals gaining participatory "rights" in U.S. public life that had supposedly been unjustly denied them. It also stood in stark contrast with the multiple local press reports —...
  • Durango (CO) says it's not a sanctuary city

    08/04/2015 7:13:35 AM PDT · by dware · 15 replies
    KJCT8 ^ | 08.04.2015 | AP via KJTC8
    DURANGO, Colo.- The Durango City Council is hoping to clarify that Durango is not a sanctuary city and that it never has been, despite its listing on a website as a municipality that shelters undocumented immigrants. The Durango Herald reports the council will consider a resolution Tuesday to take an exact position on the issue.