Special Order 40.
Hal Netkin on Special Order 40 on KABC-TV May 27, 2004 --
Other major U.S. cities such as
have similar "sanctuary" laws. Houston Police Chief passes buck to Feds.
If we turn them over to ICE, they'll just come back anyway.
Why pick on illegal alien criminals. They're no worse than American criminals.
If we determine the immigration status of illegal alien suspects, then "innocent" illegal alien victims and witnessas will fear coming forward to report crime.
If we determine the immigration status of illegal alien criminals, other illegals will fear the police.
It's the federal goverment's responsibility to arrest illegal alien criminals.
If the police start cooperating with the feds in deporting illegal alien criminals, it will break up families.
Deporting illegal alien criminals punishes children for the mistakes of their parents.