Sanctuary Cities Just Aren't Catching AG Sessions's Drift

Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions’s Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary Cities

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Austin leaders react after Sessions says ‘sanctuary cities’ not eligible for certain federal grants

https://www.khou.com/news/local/texas/ag-jeff-sessions-says-sanctuary-cities-not-eligible-for-certain-federal-grants/426153526TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS
Days before Austin Mayor Steve Adler is set to meet with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly along with other mayors across the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced at a White House briefing …

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‘We will fight’: Mayors of sanctuary cities across the country fire back at Attorney General Sessions

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4357528/Sanctuary-city-mayors-fire-Sessions.htmlAfter issuing a dire threat to ‘sanctuary cities’ on Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being challenged by mayors who will continue to fight for diversity.

While borrowing the White House podium from Press Secretary Spicer, Sessions warned that …

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OPINION:

Yeah, I’ll be interested to see how much fight they have in them when they finally realize a couple of things:

Per federal statute that was passed into law under Obama but then was completely ignored and not enforced:

A. It is illegal for ANYONE to harbor or shield (or cause to be harbored or shielded) illegal aliens, and those who do may be punished with up to 5 years in prison.

B. In the case where the harboring individual (like a mayor) shields an illegal alien who then kills someone, the eligible punishment goes up to life in prison. And when the feds actually start enforcing THAT law, all of a sudden the mayor of San Francisco will start listening and say “whaaaaaaa?” since a woman was murdered in his city, on his watch, specifically because he ignored and refused to enforce federal immigration laws – WHICH ALREADY MAKES HIM ELIGIBLE FOR LIFE IN PRISON!

C. Despite all the claims to the contrary, the federal government DOES have the legal authority to cut off federal spending to so called sanctuary cities whenever they so choose.

It’s nothing but name-calling and saber-rattling but once billions of dollars in federal spending stops flowing to the 300+ so-called sanctuary cities and a few of their mayors get thrown in prison, they will start coming around…RAPIDLY.

ACLU of RI Calls AG Sessions’ Sanctuary City Threats “Unseemly Saber-Rattling”

http://www.golocalprov.com/news/aclu-of-ri-calls-ag-sessions-sanctuary-city-threats-unseemly-saber-rattling“U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s threat to cut off federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities is nothing but unseemly saber-rattling, designed to scare states and municipalities from protecting their residents from cruel federal policies.

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Mass. ACLU stands up against AG Sessions threats to sanctuary cities

http://www.metro.us/boston/mass-aclu-stands-up-against-ag-sessions-threats-to-sanctuary-cities/zsJqcB---uM83EYwtIAUaM/United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday reiterated threats about pulling federal funding from “sanctuary cities” for not complying with federal immigration efforts, but the American Civil Liberties Union is not deterred.

“I urge our …

Metro.us story

Yes, but of course the ACLU is NOT the one who stands to lose BILLIONS in federal funding.

OC City Takes Stand on AG Sessions’ Threats To Withhold Grants to Sanctuary Cities

https://patch.com/california/fountainvalley/oc-city-takes-stand-ag-sessions-threats-withhold-grants-sanctuary-citiesORANGE COUNTY, CA
Santa Ana officials were undeterred Monday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ threats to withhold and even, in some cases, “claw back” Justice Department grants to “sanctuary cities.”

Santa Ana Councilman Sal Tinajero said he …

Patch.com report

 


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