The Left’s Parallel Justice System

Selective prosecution to protect criminal aliens from deportation

Since the election of Donald Trump, who promised the immediate deportation of criminal aliens (“bad hombres”) from the United States, many U.S. localities have redoubled their efforts to protect and offer “sanctuary” to immigrant populations. “Sanctuary cities”—and in some cases, states—impose a range of obstructive policies in order to make it as hard as possible for federal authorities to arrest and remove aliens eligible for deportation.