Category Archives: Sanctuary Cities

Austin Going Beyond Sanctuary City Status

At the state level, Texas has been fairly reliable in terms of cooperation between immigration enforcement and state or local police. The passage of SB4 went a long way in ensuring that ICE would have the traditional levels of cooperation from police when it comes to identifying and detaining illegal aliens who wind up being arrested for other crimes. But the Lone Star State isn’t homogeneous in that regard, with pockets of resistance popping up here and there. One of those places is Austin, which this month decided that simply being a sanctuary city wasn’t good enough for them. No, they’re now declaring themselves to be a “freedom city.”

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Immigration Law Expert: Sanctuary City Policies Hurt Exactly Who Democrats Say They Help

In a new report published by The Hill, immigration law expert Nolan Rappaport provides a narrative-busting reality check for California’s Democratic leaders who continue to support law-bending and breaking “sanctuary” policies: They hurt the illegal immigrants politicians and activists claim they help.

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Canadian Liberal Wing’s ‘Sanctuary Province’ Proposal Gains Steam

The quasi-socialist New Democratic Party (NDP) wants Ontario to become Canada’s first “sanctuary province,” and the proposal is gathering momentum in a provincial election that is weeks away. As the Toronto Sun reports, neither the governing Liberals nor the official opposition Conservatives under Doug Ford are opposing the idea with the NDP now in second place in the election campaign.

So the question becomes: who will cede territory to Islam first – France or Canada?

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Oakland Mayor Writes Op-Ed Criticizing Trump On Immigration — Doesn’t Mention MS-13

The mayor of Oakland, California wrote an opinion piece for The Washington Post this weekend criticizing President Trump’s stance on immigration and sanctuary cities.

Libby Schaaf, the mayor, says she backs her constituents, regardless of the legality of their entrance into the United States, and that she is fighting for the illegal immigrants in her district. According to her, the city of Oakland isn’t “[obstructing] justice” but in fact are “[seeking] it.”

Be sure to see the next scheduled post. 😉

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LEVY: Refugees flood into our Sanctuary City

Flanked by three of the socialist councillors who have perpetuated the shelter crisis — Joe Cressy, Ana Bailao and Joe Mihevc — Mayor John Tory indicated to reporters Friday morning that 40% of the shelter system’s 6,991 beds are currently being used by refugees and if this influx keeps up, it will jump to 50% by November. That compares to 25% last fall.

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BONOKOSKI: Trudeau released floodgates, T.O. pays Sanctuary City price

Back in the cold month of February 2013, there was a lot of backslapping on city council as Toronto proudly declared itself to be Canada’s first Sanctuary City.

The vote was 37-3, so it wasn’t even close and therefore impossible to simply blame it on the lefties, the council’s dominant tribe.

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He’s campaigning for governor of Georgia on a ‘deportation bus’

It’s the kind of message you don’t expect to see on a US election campaign bus: “FOLLOW ME TO MEXICO.”

Those are the words on the back door of a repainted school bus Michael Williams is using to drum up support in his bid for the Georgia governor’s seat. He’s dubbed it the “Deportation Bus” and says it’s a show of support for the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration.

YouTube removes Georgia GOP candidate’s “deportation bus” video for hate speech

h/t Todd

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Mayor of Escondido: “California now is sanctuary for poverty, for illegal immigration, for illegal criminals”

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Bay Area leaders pledge protection for undocumented immigrants

San Francisco interim Mayor Mark Farrell announced Thursday that the city plans to pay for legal representation of any immigrant that the Trump administration tries to deport.

On Thursday, ICE announced 232 arrests in Northern California in a four-day period.

Farrell spoke at Carecen, an immigrant rights organization in the Mission District, where he made the announcement alongside Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and Supervisor Hillary Ronen. He said his goal is to make sure every single immigrant that the Trump administration tries to deport has legal representation in immigration court.

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