Skip to comments.Texas sues San Antonio police under sanctuary cities law
Posted on 11/30/2018 6:00:29 PM PST by Olog-hai
Texas attorney general sued the San Antonio police chief Friday for what he said are violations of the states immigration law targeting sanctuary cities and sought millions of dollars in sanctions.
The lawsuit Ken Paxton filed in state court was a rare enforcement action of Senate Bill 4, passed last year by the Texas Legislature and mostly upheld by a federal appeals court.
SB4 is one of the toughest state laws targeting illegal immigration. It prohibited law enforcement agencies from refusing detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, doing anything to stop an officer from asking about a suspects immigration status, or stopping them from cooperating with immigration authorities.
Several big-city police chiefs staunchly opposed SB4, including William McManus, San Antonios police chief. They said the law would discourage immigrants from helping the police and make it harder to prosecute crimes. The Pew Research Center has estimated 1.6 million people without legal authorization live in Texas.
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You go TX !
Kick some Dem/ChamberofCommerce/Soros/UN world govt a$$ !
McManus is Minneapolis’gain and San Antonio’s loss.
Get rid of them and then you won't need them to solve crimes, as the crimes will decrease.
Never mind the conflation of immigrants and illegal aliens.
Lock him up!
I remember McManus from his tenure in Minnecraponus. It was that time that I lost all respect for Minnesota law enforcement.
Remember when they first brought him in? He couldn’t wear a uniform or carry a gun because he didn’t have a current cop license.
There is no need for sanctuary status for legal immigrants. It’s the illegals they are worried about getting information from.
Exactly. Notwithstanding, the corrupt police chief in question plus the liberal media conflate the two incessantly.
Of course they do. Calling them what they are defeats their purpose. Gaining power for Democrats via the useful idiot sector.
Minneapolis hasn’t had a sane, non-leftist chief of police in about 30 years. They’re on a roll!
The city manager just retired under pressure. The mayor and commissioners used her to perform their back room deeds in the dark. The local talk radio hosts exposed her. She made $450,000/year, and her $150,000 bonus was based on her own “evaluation” of herself, which was always perfect! She was about to get it when the backlash against her and the Soros city gubmint got too great. The jig is up. Re-imagining the Alamo, working with George P. Bush to get rid of the Cenotaph of the heros out front. Going to emphasize it as a Spanish mission.
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