Home / POLITICS / AG Barr Says DOJ Will Investigate ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Violating Federal Law by ‘Harboring or Shielding Aliens’

AG Barr Says DOJ Will Investigate ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Violating Federal Law by ‘Harboring or Shielding Aliens’

General Michael Flynn defense fund Fellow patriots, please listen to this short, inspiring message from General Flynn. General Michael Flynn exemplifies patriotism, courage, and love of God and country - despite some of his own countrymen relentlessly attacking him. Donations for his defense are greatly appreciated. If you can only give $5.00, please do so - every little bit helps. Thank you so much, and God bless. Letter from General Flynn.

By Sean Walton

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that the Justice Department will review the policies of sanctuary cities to determine if they’re breaking federal law that prohibits the “harboring or shielding of aliens in the United States.”

 

Speaking to the National Sheriffs’ Association, Barr pointed to a recent case in New York in which an undocumented man raped and killed a 92-year-old woman in Queens to argue progressive politicians put “the interests of criminal aliens before those of law-abiding citizens.”

“When we are talking about sanctuary cities, we’re talking about policies that are designed to allow criminal aliens to escape,” Barr said.

“These policies are not about people who came to our country illegally, but have otherwise been peaceful and productive members of society. The express purpose of these policies is to shelter aliens whom local law enforcement have already arrested for crimes,” he added.

He then accused sanctuary jurisdictions such as New York of violating federal law because their law-enforcement agencies do not share information about “criminal aliens” and prevent federal immigration authorities from taking them into custody.

Barr then announced a number of actions the Justice Department will take to combat sanctuary cities’ policies.

He said the department will file a complaint against New Jersey seeking a “declaratory and injunctive relief” against a law in the Garden State that prevents law-enforcement from sharing information with federal immigration authorities.

In addition, Barr said they’ll be reviewing “jurisdictions across the country” to determine if they’re breaking a law that prohibits harboring or shielding undocumented immigrants in the United States.

The department will also be investigating if district attorneys across the country have purposefully charged alleged criminals with lesser offenses to help them avoid deportation or other immigration consequences.

“In addition to not being lawful, these policies are not sensible. Innocent people are routinely threatened and hurt by illegal aliens whom local jurisdictions have set free in the face of federal immigration detainers,” Barr said in his remarks.

You Might Like

He then pointed to the case of Reeaz Khan, an undocumented immigrant from Guyana, who is accused of raping and murdering a 92-year-old woman in Queens.

ICE said it lodged a detainer request with the NYPD for Reeaz on Nov. 27 — the same day he was busted for allegedly attacking his dad during a fight in their South Richmond Hill home.

Khan was charged with misdemeanor assault, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment, and released without bail after being slapped with a temporary order of protection for his dad, records show.

You Might Like

He allegedly sexually assaulted and killed the woman about six weeks later.

Republished with permission The Daily Sheeple

Please Spread the Word and Share This Post

Viewpoints expressed herein are of the article’s author(s), or of the person(s) or organization(s) quoted or linked therein, and do not necessarily represent those of True Conservative Pundit

TCP News is an Amazon affiliate, by clicking certain links contained within posts, TCP may or may not earn a commission.

Another way you can support us is to purchase my book.

Subscribe to my daily newsletter, and join hundreds of daily readers and receive news and relevant commentary

Don't forget to follow True Conservative Pundit on Facebook, Gab, SpreelyUSA Life, and Twitter

If you value what you see on True Conservative Pundit, please consider donating, any amount helps

donate to TCP News

About Guest Author

Leave a comment - or not. We have NO tolerance for trolls, abusive and inflammatory comments, or those laced with profanity. No more than two links. Keep it clean and on point, or be banned.

x

Check Also

Headline News 02/22/2020

Fellow patriots, please listen to this short, inspiring message from General Flynn. ...