Mayor Michael (Nutcase) Nutter wants Philadelphia to join the ranks of becoming a sanctuary city. He seeks to prevent I.C.E. from having access to arrest records of ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS to allow agents to do their job: enforce immigration laws.
Not only should politicians not be allowed to interfere with the agents, they should be arrested for their actions in blocking them. In the case of Philadelphia, I'm sure not all the residents are in favor of this (sanctuary city status) and should gather the courage to take a stand against Mayor Nutcase by filing a class-action suit to stop him in his tracks.
The only time sanctuary should come into play is if a government is unlawfully persecuting a person(s), and these criminals (illegals) aren't being persecuted; the need to be 'escorted' from the country for bypassing the system and breaking the law.
I don't understand why those who've followed the laws to enter the U.S. and become citizens aren't outraged that their former countrymen are circumventing the system and pushing their way in. I'd be downright pissed if I had to go through the waiting period and classes just to have some criminal granted amnesty without even being able to read or speak English, much less understand the laws and history of the country. And let's be clear, I'm primarily talking about Mexicans.
When I was in college in the 60s, there was talk that Mexico would one day start taking back the country they were chased out of. At the time it was just California, which as far as I'm concerned, they can have; it will be the entire United States if they have their way and "We The People" will be the minority.
The "I.C.E." reference above will direct you to the "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement" website.
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