AFTER STEINLE VERDICT, REP UNVEILS BILL TO IMPRISON OFFICIALS WHO SHELTER ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
Sanctuary cities come under the microscope. A Republican congressman plans to introduce a bill Monday that would threaten huge fines and prison time for elected officials accused of sheltering illegal immigrant criminals from deportation, in the wake of the not-guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial.
Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita’s bill is one of the most aggressive pieces of legislation to date aimed at sanctuary city policies, going beyond the Justice Department’s threat to cut off grants to those jurisdictions.
“Politicians don’t get to pick and choose what laws to comply with,” Rokita told Fox News. “Americans are dying because politicians have sworn to uphold the law refuse to do so.”
‘This Isn’t the America I Grew Up In’: Acting ICE Director Slams ‘Ridiculous’ Sanctuary City Policies.
'This Isn't the America I Grew Up In': Acting ICE Director Slams 'Ridiculous' Sanctuary City Policies https://t.co/92wnS0bnV2
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