sanctuary cities

New San Francisco Sheriff Hennessy Moves Quickly to Cooperate with ICE

San Francisco’s new Sheriff Vicki Hennessy is working hard to fulfill a campaign promise that helped her win a landslide election against incumbent Ross Mirkarimi.

CAPS Starts 2016 with Campaign to End Criminal Alien-Harboring Sanctuary Cities

Last summer, Kate Steinle’s name suddenly dominated the national news cycle. Five-time deported, seven-time convicted felon Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a Mexican national, brutally murdered Steinle in sanctuary city San Francisco. The Center for Immigration Studies estimates that 340 cities and counties are considered sanctuaries whose goal is to protect aliens from deportation by refusing to comply with Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers.

Effective Interior Enforcement of Immigration Law Vital to Nat'l Security

For decades, discussions about the failures of the immigration system focused almost exclusively on securing our southwest border but ignored not only the legal entry system, but the solution to the failures of both the legal and illegal means by which aliens – including terrorists and transnational criminals – enter the United States: the enforcement of our immigration laws from within the interior of the U.S.

ICE Director Saldana: Take Back Your Millions, We Have No Aliens to Deport

money flying out the windowThe time is drawing near to select the most outrageous immigration happening of 2015.

Brazen, Pro-Sanctuary City S.F. Sheriff Mirkarimi Trounced in Re-Election Bid

Challenger Vicki Hennessy, who entered the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in 1975 and rose to Chief Deputy in 1997, easily defeated incumbent Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, an election that was decided in part by Mirkarimi’s sanctuary advocacy. With 100 percent of the ballots counted, Hennessy won 61.09 percent of the vote versus 32.9 percent for Mirkarimi.

Senate Refuses to Defund Sanctuary Cities, Sentence Criminal Aliens

October 20 was a dark day for millions of Americans concerned that local law enforcement in many communities refuse to honor Immigration Customs and Enforcement detainers in order to help deport dangerous felons. The Senate cravenly blocked S. 2146 (the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act) that, had it been law years ago, would have saved many lives.

California Immigration Advocates Say Sanctuary Policies Make Cities Safe; Poll Finds Citizens Overwhelmingly Want ICE Enforcement

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may think California’s 35 or so sanctuary cities are a good idea and keep citizens safe. And Mirkarimi has friends in high places who agree with him like Gov. Jerry Brown, retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer, former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Kamala Harris.

As Crimes against Americans Mount, Excuses Abound for Nonenforcement

Six weeks have passed since Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez shot and killed Kate Steinle. Nightly news viewers are well familiar with the details: Lopez-Sanchez is a five-time deported, seven-time convicted felon who executed 32-year-old Steinle in sanctuary city San Francisco.

Pelosi Belittles Congressional Bill to End Sanctuary Cities

Nancy Pelosi has represented San Francisco in the House of Representative for 27 years. During that time, Pelosi has served as Democratic Minority Whip, Speaker and is currently the Minority Leader. When Pelosi was Speaker, the Christian Science Monitor called her “the most powerful woman in American politics.”

On Sanctuary Cities, Congressional Hearings are Fine, but Meaningless without Action

On July 21, Senate Judiciary Chair Charles Grassley will hear testimony from family members of illegal alien crimes.