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Sanctuary City Policies

Sanctuary Sheriff Lupe Valdez Announces Run for Texas Governor

In the final days leading up to the filing deadline, Texas Democrats now have a relatively high-profile candidate to lead their ticket for next year’s elections. After several prominent politicians declined the task of running against Governor Greg Abbott (R), the party will feature a candidate backing “sanctuary” policies: Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez.

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ICE Arrests 42 Criminal Aliens Released by Sanctuary New York

Immigration officers based in New York City arrested 42 criminal aliens released by sanctuary jurisdictions. Thirteen other foreign nationals were also arrested as part of a six-day targeted operation carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Thanksgiving Table Setter: 7 Things You Need to Know About Sanctuary Cities

So-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions are cities, counties, and now even whole states that have policies designed to hinder federal agents attempts to catch and deport illegal aliens. Before your liberal relatives and guests start talking about how we need sanctuary policies “to build trust” and how the Trump administration’s efforts to rein them in are unconstitutional, here are seven big things you should know.

ALEXANDRIA, VA - May 21: Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam takes part in a candidate forum put on by Americans for Responsible Solutions at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town on Sunday May 21, 2017 in Alexandria, VA. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Northam Had No Problem Complaining About ‘Illegal Immigrants’ in 2007

Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, whose allies have repeatedly tried to cast his Republican opponent as a racist and white supremacist for putting illegal alien crime at the center of his campaign, himself called out a new law for not being harsh enough on “illegal immigrants” when he first ran for office.

Former Hillary Spox: Ralph Northam ‘Supports Sanctuary Cities’

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” former spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign Adrienne Elrod said Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam supported sanctuary cities. Partial transcript as follows: ELROD: Well look I’m also going to say it’s

D.C. Builds Deportation Defense Fund near MS-13 Hotbeds

District officials in Washington, D.C. designated a legal defense fund aimed at benefiting illegal aliens and their families after being detained for deportation. The move comes after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement stepped up operations in sanctuary cities.

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Jeff Sessions Keeps Up Push on Opioids, Sanctuary Cities

In a whirlwind tour of speaking engagements this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued hammering his Justice Department’s priorities, including pressuring so-called “sanctuary cities” and combating the opioid epidemic.

DOJ Files Amicus in Support of Texas Anti-Sanctuary City Law

The Department of Justice filed an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court” brief Friday defending Texas’s tough Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) in the lawsuit seeking to prevent the law, which seeks to rein in the state’s so called “sanctuary” cities, from taking effect.

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Exclusive – Kobach: It’s Time to Stop Sanctuary Cities and Counties

On Wednesday in Miami, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the recent decision of Miami-Dade County to end its sanctuary policy. At the same time, he criticized Chicago’s sanctuary policy and its filing of a federal lawsuit against the Justice Department in the wake of the Department’s denial of federal law enforcement grants to sanctuary jurisdictions.