U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions informed four cities across America they would not be eligible to participate in new federal program if they didn’t cooperate with Homeland Security.
Now that’s a beast! These cities with liberal leaders thought they would take on the Trump administration and still get federal funding to protect their ‘sanctuary city’ title but Sessions isn’t playing that game.
Albuquerque, Baltimore, San Bernardino and Stockton, California all wanted money to help reduce gun violence and gang violence but they haven’t proven they want to work with the Trump administration to shut down these things. They want the Christmas dinner with all the trimmings but they don’t want to help prepare for the feast.
Sessions would like local authorities and federal immigration agents to work together to make neighborhoods safe and this sounds like a logical way to make a huge change.
Even if these cities choose to participate by word of mouth, that won’t cut it either. All cities participating in this new federal program will be required to show will allow DHS officials access to their jails to meet with possible illegal aliens scheduled to be deported.
Source: Washington Times
The Justice Department sent letters to four cities struggling with violent crime, telling leaders their cities will not be eligible for a new federal program to address violent crime unless they give the Department of Homeland Security access to local jails and comply with federal immigration detainers to give agents time to take custody of illegal immigrants before they are released.
The letters were sent to leaders from Albuquerque, Baltimore, San Bernardino and Stockton, California — each of which expressed interest in the Justice Department’s Public Safety Partnership program.
“The Department of Justice is committed to supporting our law enforcement at every level, and that’s why we’re asking ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions to stop making their jobs harder,” Mr. Sessions said in the announcement. “By taking simple, common-sense considerations into account, we are encouraging every jurisdiction in this country to cooperate with federal law enforcement.”
When the department announced the program in June, as well as its first 12 participants, no mention was made of the requirement that cities cooperate with immigration authorities. A Justice Department spokesman said cooperation with federal authorities had already been taken into account for the first 12 cities chosen — which include Birmingham, Alabama; Indianapolis, Indiana; Memphis, Tennessee; Toledo, Ohio; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Buffalo, New York; Cincinnati, Ohio; Houston, Texas; Jackson, Tennessee; Kansas City, Missouri; Lansing, Michigan; and Springfield, Illinois.
I like this “beast mode” attitude from Sessions. It shows just how dedicated he is in cleaning up the cities and placing the nation back on track for success.
If they can’t follow the laws of this country, I don’t want them to have a dime of taxpayer money.
Mr Sessions, I salute you sir. You face a uphill battle as the Democrats and media will have their liberal judges try to block you and President Trump any and every way possible. Continue to keep God first and everything will fall in line after that.
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