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  • Illegal immigrants, who dodged California ICE raid after Dem mayor's tip-off, re-arrested ...

    03/21/2018 3:15:28 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 21, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    Complete Headline: Illegal immigrants, who dodged California ICE raid after Dem mayor's tip-off, re-arrested for new crimes Three illegal immigrants, who avoided capture after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf blew the whistle on a raid by federal immigration authorities last month, have since been re-arrested for new crimes including robbery and spousal abuse, ICE officials said. [Snip] On Tuesday, officials said that at least three of those who were targeted in the raid, but were not apprehended, had since been arrested for additional crimes. One was a Mexican national arrested for robbery and gun crimes, who was released back into the...
  • Victory! California City Rejects Sanctuary State Lawlessness

    03/21/2018 11:12:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/21/2018 | Arthur Schaper
    When all seemed lost, a little city made the move to help Make California Great Again. Los Alamitos, the second smallest city in Orange County, just passed a huge ordinance asserting the city’s compliance with the United States Constitution. Specifically, in an unprecedented yet necessary state, the council voted to opt out of the immoral, unconstitutional mandates of SB 54, aka the California “Values” Act or Sanctuary State law.For the last three years, California’s Democratic dominance has voted to disregard federal immigration laws. Now they are seeing their deep blue bubble burst. Whether they like it or not, California remains...
  • President Trump and AG Sessions: Do Your Job!

    03/17/2018 7:03:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | March 17, 2018 | Arthur Schaper
    Tom Hanks has a sense of humor, and hes not that bad an actor. One of my favorite lines from him comes from the movie Turner and Hooch. Playing a police officer solving a contentious murder mystery, he struggles to raise a slobbery bloodhound that really pushes his limits. At one point, he shouts: What do you want me to do? Make you a margarita? A statement laced with humor and frustration, thats how I feel right now about the Trump Administration and their stunning tardiness on cracking down on Californias latest illegal alien lawlessness.In his unprecedented speech to the...
  • Exclusive: GOP Leadership Is Going To Fund Sanctuary Cities

    03/16/2018 4:48:20 PM PDT · by blueyon · 69 replies
    TheDailyCaller ^ | 3/16/18 | Robert Donachie
    Republican leadership is going to fund sanctuary cities in the must-pass spending bill next week, giving Democrats a huge victory while simultaneously undercutting conservatives who put them in power, a senior GOP aide told The Daily Caller News Foundation. House and Senate leadership has rolled over and played dead on border security. When it comes to a border wall, they say it is not our problem. When it comes to funding sanctuary cities, they say it is not our problem. What they are essentially saying is we are going to pass bills with more Democrats than Republicans, the aide told...
  • Oakland mayor consulted with illegal-immigration activists before tipping off ICE raid

    03/16/2018 3:46:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 16, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who sparked national outrage when she undermined a federal immigration raid last month, worked with illegal-immigration activists before she warned the public about the raid-- a move that ICE said led to hundreds of illegals evading detention. Schaaf took to Twitter to warn the public about the raid, and has stood by her decision despite a number of hardened criminals being caught -- and ICE officials warning that potentially hundreds of other criminals escaped as a consequence of the tipoff. "It is Oaklands legal right to be a sanctuary city and we have not broken any...
  • BREAKING: Court of appeals upholds sanctuary cities ban SB4

    03/13/2018 4:46:15 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 78 replies
    Austin Statesman ^ | 03/13/2018 | Philip Jankowski
    The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that Senate Bill 4, the states so-called sanctuary cities ban, can remain the law of the land in Texas for now, stating that the cities that challenged the law will likely lose in their federal court suit. Plaintiffs in the case include Austin and most of Texas other large cities, which sought to overturn the controversial law. It requires cities and counties to enforce detention requests placed on local jail inmates suspected of illegal immigration.
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Sexy Text Fallout: The Denver Post Versus the Pimp

    03/13/2018 6:47:04 AM PDT · by wardamneagle · 10 replies
    WestWord ^ | Michael Roberts
    Denver City Councilman Rafael Espinoza has asked for an independent investigation of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock following his video apology for sending inappropriate texts to Denver police officer Leslie Branch-Wise in 2011 and 2012, when she was on his security detail. But the controversy has also sparked renewed interest in stories from that same period suggesting that Hancock had been a client of the Denver Players/Denver Sugar prostitution ring, originally headed by former professional skier Scottie Ewing.
  • ICE seeks illegal immigrant in Colorado fatal hit-and-run who bonded out of jail

    03/11/2018 9:57:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 11, 2018 | Travis Fedschun
    An illegal immigrant charged with vehicular homicide in a fiery crash on a Colorado interstate bonded out of jail Saturday, a week after the deadly hit-and-run incident, despite being wanted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Ivan Zamarripa-Castaneda, 26, allegedly fled the scene of the accident on Interstate 70 involving a tractor-trailer that caught on fire last week, leaving the driver to die, according to the Denver Police Department. Zamarripa-Castaneda bonded out on Saturday, according to jail records, but it's not clear if he has been taken into custody, FOX 31 reported. Officials from ICE did not return a request...
  • City council looks to turn the tide of gentrification in east Austin (TX)

    03/09/2018 12:53:42 PM PST · by bgill · 29 replies
    kxan ^ | March 9, 2018 | Alyssa Goard
    Thursday, the Austin City Council amended and approved a resolution to give the city manager the green light to explore a policy to reverse gentrification in east Austin. The citys Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities Task Force recommends that Austin adopt their own version of Portland, Oregons policy for bringing former residents back to gentrified areas. Austins policy hasnt been finalized yet, but it would give priority status to people applying for affordable housing in east Austin who are part of families who have lived in the area for years or who have been forced out by gentrification. According to...
  • Oakland Mayor to Jeff Sessions: How dare you vilify members of our community

    03/07/2018 6:10:18 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 46 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | March 7, 2018 | David DeBolt and Tatiana Sanchez
    Responding to accusations from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that she enabled more than 800 undocumented immigrants to avoid arrest last week, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Wednesday stood her ground, saying the government is targeting undocumented immigrants with no criminal records. My response to the attorney generals statements How dare you vilify members of our community, Schaaf said during a press conference following the attorney generals remarks.
  • Oakland Mayor still unapologetic over committing felony, obstructing justice

    03/01/2018 2:03:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Hot ^ | March 1, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    Yesterday John talked about the ICE response to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tipping off the illegal aliens in her community to an impending immigration enforcement sweep. A request has been made to have the Department of Justice look into this act of lawbreaking and determine if some form of charges would be appropriate. The Deputy Director of ICE has since gone on to suggest some specifics. ICE Deputy Director Thomas D. Homan, however, had a different idea of what she was trying to do, saying on Tuesday that he believed some of the 864 “criminal aliens” that still remained at...
  • New Yorkers lose hope while applying again and again for citys affordable housing lottery

    02/28/2018 10:46:43 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    WPIX, CW 11, NYC ^ | 03:02 PM, February 27, 2018 | Shirley Chan
    As any New Yorker knows, finding an apartment is not easy. The citys affordable housing lottery was set up to assist residents, but applying for the lottery takes time and patience. Brooklyn resident Maria Martinez told PIX11 shes been applying faithfully for 20 years, since the inception of the lottery program. Speaking through a translator, she said the process is frustrating. You keep applying. You hope you end up with a home, but it hasnt happened for me yet, Martinez said. Martinez currently rents a one-bedroom apartment in Williamsburg. She lives with her husband and two teenage children. Sometimes I...
  • DOJ looking into possible obstruction charge against Oakland mayor who warned of ICE raid

    02/28/2018 2:08:29 PM PST · by jazusamo · 85 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 28, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    The Department of Justice is looking into whether Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf obstructed justice by warning Northern California residents of an impending raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The agencys acting director, Thomas Homan, told Fox & Friends Wednesday morning that the DOJ is reviewing whether Schaaf broke any laws by telling her constituents ICE would be raiding the area in order to arrest people violating federal immigration laws.
  • Oakland mayor warns of impending ICE raid, ramping up sanctuary-city tension

    02/26/2018 11:20:54 AM PST · by WisconsinRep · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 26, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    The mayor of a sanctuary city in California issued a warning that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could be conducting a raid in the area as soon as Sunday ratcheting up tension with the feds while giving her constituents an early heads-up. Libby Schaaf, the Democratic mayor of Oakland, shared the warning which she said she learned from multiple credible sources in a press release on Saturday, not to panic our residents but to protect them, Fox 2 reported. The mayor said she didnt know further details of the ICE operation, but claimed she felt it...
  • Trump considers pulling ICE out of California to let the state learn

    02/22/2018 2:38:44 PM PST · by mandaladon · 80 replies
    The San Diego Tribune ^ | 22 Feb 2018 | Abby Hamblin
    President Donald Trump said on Thursday that hes considering pulling Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers out of California. Why? Because he feels the state is giving his administration no help in targeting the violent MS-13 gang, especially in Los Angeles. Were getting no help from the state of California, Trump said from the White House. Frankly, if I wanted to pull our people from California you would have a crime nest like youve never seen in California. All Id have to do is say ICE and border patrol, let California learn. Trump made those remarks during a meeting at...
  • Trump Threatens to Pull Law Enforcement from Calif.

    02/22/2018 1:10:51 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 56 replies ^ | 2/22/18 | unknown
    (AFP) US President Donald Trump threatened to pull immigration and other federal law enforcement agents from California on Thursday, a warning shot to the countrys richest and most populous state. Complaining that California was not complying with his hardline position on migrants, Trump warned he could cut vital help from Washington and prompt a crime wave.
  • Berkeley Votes to Become Sanctuary City for Marijuana Crimes

    02/14/2018 11:05:18 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 16 replies
    breitbart ^ | 14 Feb 2018 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Californias war on the rule of law and the U.S. Constitution took a dramatic new step on Tuesday, as the city of Berkeley declared itself a sanctuary city for marijuana-related crimes. The San Francisco Chronicle reports: The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to become a sanctuary city for legal adult-use marijuana, prohibiting city agencies and employees from turning over information on legal cannabis activities and assisting in enforcing federal marijuana laws. I believe we can balance public safety and resisting the Trump administration, Mayor Jesse Arreguin. Berkeley is a sanctuary for people in our community. The measure doesnt prevent the...
  • Sessions sanctuary city crackdown hits Calif., Ore., NYC, Chicago, LA hardest,... lose $53 Million!

    01/27/2018 10:22:31 AM PST · by caww · 35 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jan. 2, 2019 | Paul Bedard
    The Center for Immigration Studies has listed areas in jeopardy of losing their Byrne Justice Assistance Grants, which it called the largest source of federal criminal justice funds for state and local authorities. Some cities have sued to stop the administration. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been eager for the funding crackdown because some 300 sanctuary jurisdictions block their agents from entering jails to arrest criminal illegals. Instead, they have to wait until the illegal immigrants are arrested and ICE officials say that makes it a far more dangerous situation than in a jail.
  • Previously Deported Mexican National Convicted of Raping 9-Year-Old Girl in Sanctuary City

    02/04/2018 6:25:26 AM PST · by Lera · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Feb 2018 | Bob Price
    An Oregon jury convicted a previously deported Mexican national of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl. The convicted child-rapist has a history of crimes in the U.S. The little girls mother told law enforcement officials in Clackamas County last year that a man broke into their 9 and 5-year-old daughters bedroom. The man came through the window of their apartment at night on February 25 and sexually assaulted their daughter. Although he escaped through a window, law enforcement officials were able to find his fingerprints
  • San Francisco Sheriff Who Defended Sanctuary City Status Defeated In a Landslide

    01/30/2018 1:36:40 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 90 replies
    townhall ^ | Nov 04, 2015 | Matt Vespa
    San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi looks like hell be updating his resume after suffering a landslide loss in his re-election bid last night. \ Mirkarimi was in office when Kate Steinle was shot and killed by Francisco Sanchez, a five-time deported illegal alien. It set off a national debate about sanctuary cities, San Francisco becoming one of them in 1989. In July, Mirkarimi defended the policy, telling CNNs Jake Tapper that the policy makes the city safer. Nevertheless, there were other reasons why Mirkarimi was booted. His tenure was dotted with controversy, one of them, as Katie mentioned, being a...