SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco’s prime officers inform U.S. Secretary of Homeland Safety that the town will defy federal orders and won’t be aiding in immigration enforcement.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Chief of Police William Scott, and Sheriff Vicki Hennessy stated in a letter to Sec. John Kelly, that “residents are safer once they can report crimes, get immunizations, and enroll their youngsters in public faculty.”
The town’s prime brass stated that the U. S. Supreme Courtroom, in addition to federal courts, have emphasised that cities and states are usually not answerable for the administration of immigration legal guidelines.
“Our group policing efforts are efficient provided that we’ve got belief and cooperation of the communities we’re charged to guard,” the letter states. “Urgent native jurisdictions to turn out to be entangled in federal immigration enforcement betrays that belief and undermines the work our public security departments have accomplished to enhance relations with our residents.”
They stated San Francisco will proceed to honor legitimate legal warrants and courtroom orders however that within the curiosity of public security, the town won’t be aiding the federal authorities in immigration enforcement.
By Hannah Albarazi – Comply with her on Twitter: @hannahalbarazi.