Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act Gives Victims Recourse Against Sanctuary Jurisdictions

Justice for Victims of Sanctuary Cities Act Gives Victims Recourse Against Sanctuary Jurisdictions

Imagine losing a loved one in a terrible crime or accident only to learn the perpetrator responsible could have been imprisoned or deported had local law enforcement officials reported the illegal alien to ICE for previous offenses?

Ted Budd Introduces Bill That Would Allow Victims Of Crimes By Illegal Immigrants To Sue Sanctuary Cities

Ted Budd Introduces Bill That Would Allow Victims Of Crimes By Illegal Immigrants To Sue Sanctuary Cities

Republican North Carolina Rep. Ted Budd introduced a bill Thursday that would allow victims of crimes perpetrated by illegal immigrants to sue sanctuary cities if that is where the crime occurred.

Peter Nunez Sheds Light on How the U.S. Is Encouraging Illegal Immigration

 Peter Nunez Sheds Light on How the U.S. Is Encouraging Illegal Immigration

In a recent opinion editorial published in the San Diego Union-Tribune, former federal prosecutor, Peter Nunez, provides excellent commentary on how the United States is encouraging more illegal immigration.

Florida is about to ban sanctuary cities. At least 11 other states have, too

Originally reported by CNN.

Florida is about to ban sanctuary cities. And it's not alone.

At least 11 other states have taken similar steps.

Florida's measure, passed by lawmakers last week, forbids law enforcement agencies and local governments from adopting policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis made the ban a campaign promise, and he's signaled his support for the bill, though his office hasn't said yet whether -- or when -- he's signing it.

It's the latest move by a state to take immigration matters into its own hands, particularly around a controversial question that's become a political lightning rod: Can local governments limit their cooperation with the feds when it comes to immigration enforcement?

Critics — including President Donald Trump — say local sanctuary policies endanger public safety, but his administration's efforts to cut off federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities have been stymied so far by numerous court challenges.

Supporters of sanctuary policies argue they keep communities safe by fostering trust between immigrant communities and law enforcement. Many of the largest cities in the country have such policies in place.

Read the full piece here.