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house Bill H.R. 748

Safeguarding Sanctuary Cities Act of 2017

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Title

Safeguarding Sanctuary Cities Act of 2017

Official Title

To protect any State or local authority that limits or restricts compliance with an immigration detainer request remains eligible for grants and appropriated funds.

Summary

Safeguarding Sanctuary Cities Act of 2017 This bill prohibits reducing or withholding federal financial assistance that a state or local government would otherwise receive because such state or local government has in place any policy that limits or restricts compliance with a detainer. A "detainer" is defined as any order or request by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for a state or local official to: temporarily hold a person until such person may be taken into federal custody, transport such a person for transfer to federal custody, or notify DHS prior to releasing such person.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Oversight and Reform
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Citizenship
    IntroducedJanuary 30th, 2017
    Sanctuary Cities are encouraging civil disobedience. Liberals pick and choose which laws they want enforced. When same sex marriage was ILLEGAL, they didn't like that law. So they got the Supreme Court to do some Judicial activism. How about if some cities were sanctuary cities against same sex marriage? Or how about sanctuary cities against abortion? The liberals wouldn't allow that. Liberals that support sanctuary cities are a bunch of hypocrites.
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    PLEASE TRY TO WRAP YOUR HEAD AROUND THIS, LIBERALS: THOSE PEOPLE YOU MAGNANIMOUSLY REFER TO AS "UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS" ARE ALL CRIMINALS WHO ENTERED OUR COUNTRY ILLEGALLY - HENCE THE TERM "ILLEGAL ALIENS"! THE SANCTUARY CITIES WHO ARE HARBORING THESE ILLEGAL ALIENS ARE ALSO ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTS AGAINST THE CITIZENS OF THIS COUNTRY! SUCH CITIES DESERVE TO LOSE ALL FEDERAL FUNDING, AND THE MAYORS AND OTHER CITY OFFICIALS WHO CONDONE THE CITY'S SANCTUARY POLICY SHOULD BE ARRESTED AND TRIED FOR THEIR CRIMES!
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    States or cities do not have the right to choose which laws they will or will not enforce.
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    We are a nation of laws. If we're not going to follow our laws why have them?
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    Pull federal funding for cities and states that claim to be sanctuary areas. See how long it takes them to come into line with the laws.
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    If the federal government is giving you money and you are ignoring immigration law, you should not receive anymore funding. Sanctuary cities are illegal and undermine our national interests.
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    Immigrants make our country strong and that executive order is unconstitutional.
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    The fact that Congress is debating an allowance to disobey Federal law is asinine. Any Congressperson who votes for this should be censured and recalled
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    This would increase crime and be a strain on our law enforcement
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    No, quit breaking the law
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    Absolutely!! Immigrants help our cities, and sanctuary cities have lower crime rates. Sanctuary cities are thriving, so they shouldn't be persecuted for letting people (who may not be born in this county) live their lives.
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    You people are retarded, America is $20Trillion in debt, 1/2 million homeless and 46 million living in poverty, You are either corrupt or retarded or both
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