Category Archives: Sanctuary Cities

Sanctuary Cities – for Whom?

Kathryn Steinle’s last words were, “Dad, help me, help me.” But her dad could not help her. It was up to us to help her by keeping the streets as safe as possible. We did not. We used up all our sympathy on those who do not deserve it, leaving none for those who do deserve it. We made a “sanctuary city” that was safe for José Inés García Zárate, but extremely unsafe for his victim, Kathryn Steinle.

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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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