Posted by: Jennifer Foley Posted date: February 2, 2017
President Trump issued an Executive Order which would make sanctuary jurisdictions ineligible to receive federal grant funding, except in certain situations. Sanctuary policies in cities and jurisdictions across the country make it difficult for law enforcement to effectively protect the communities they serve from violent criminal aliens by forbiding local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials. This has led to the release of violent criminals back into our communities. This and other legislative issues are highlighted in the Jan. 30, 2017 Washington Report below.