Massachusetts Sheriff: Arrest Sanctuary City Officials Who Disobey Federal Law!
Sanctuary Cities aren't having the best 2017 (see Jeff Sessions Puts Sanctuary Cities on Blast: Follow the Law or Lose Money and ICE Steps Up! Targets ‘Sanctuary Cities,’ Arrests Hundreds of Illegals). Though while it's one thing to hear a Southern sheriff talk hard about enforcement, hearing the same think from a Massachusetts Sheriff? Like, Ted Kennedy Massachusetts?
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, who thinks illegal immigrants shouldn't be the only ones getting arrested...
"Our citizens would be safer if we never stopped enforcing immigration law and if we never formed or turned a blind eye toward sanctuary cities."
"If these sanctuary cities are going to harbor and conceal criminal illegal aliens from ICE, which is in direct violation of Title 8 of the U.S. Code, federal arrest warrants should be issued for their elected officials."
He's right. Sanctuary Cities become "sanctuary cities" because of leftist elected officials ignoring federal law. The local leaders are the ones encouraging illegal immigrants to come to their cities. Illegally. Without the consent of the governed people who live in those cities. Many of whom aren't keen on illegals occupying their spaces. A vocal few on Twitter, who want to express all their virtue for strangers, are not the rule. They're the exception. Related Trump Admin Tells Cities to Follow Immigration Law. Liberal Seattle Sues.
If anything, the officials should be the ones arrested in some instances before the illegals are. If that happened, you'd start to see a lot fewer sanctuary cities in this country. You want to talk "hope and change"? The sentimental but empty slogan actually has some meaningful application here. As in "I hope if liberal snowflake officials flouting federal law to protect the legal citizens of the United States change their attitudes on enforcing the laws, lest they're dragged from their swanky ivory tower offices, carted through the streets while legal citizens pelt them with pussy hats or staplers (whichever is greater supply at the time) as they're led to prison for ignoring federal law and putting their citizens at risk."
Okay, that's a bit long, but you know what I mean.
A Massachusetts sheriff is making the case too, this isn't just a southern redneck "DEY TOOK R JERBS" thing as the media enjoys painting the issue.
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