(National Sentinel)Â Immigration Deformed: Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not mince words engaging California Democrats who support so-called “sanctuary city” policies that protect illegal immigrants at the risk of American citizens’ lives and safety: “How dare you.”
As reported byÂ The Daily Caller, Sessions was addressingÂ an annual conference organized by California Peace Officersâ€™ Association. In criticizing California’s sanctuary laws he labeled them part ofÂ a â€œradical, open borders agenda.â€
â€œCalifornia, we have a problem,â€ he said while discussing the Justice Departmentâ€™s newly launched lawsuit against California. â€œA series of actions and events has occurred here that directly and adversely impacts the work of our federal officers.
â€œFor example, the mayor of Oakland has activelyâ€“has been actively seeking to help illegal aliens avoid apprehension by I.C.E.”
In recent days Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned illegal aliens in her city that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were launching operations to round up non-citizens for deportation.
Her warning has prompted the Justice Department to investigate whether she may have broken any laws in issuing the warning. Some have said she may be guilty of obstruction of justice.
â€œHer actions support those who flout that law, and boldly validates illegality. Thereâ€™s no other way to interpret those remarks,” Sessions said.
“To make matters worse, the elected lieutenant governor of the state praised her for doing so. Bragging about and encouraging obstruction of our law enforcement, and, the lawâ€“I am afraid that this is an embarrassment to the proud state of California.â€
Sessions then put Schaaf and the rest of the state’s leaders on notice.
â€œHereâ€™s my message to Mayor Schaafâ€“how dare you. How dare you needlessly endanger the lives of our law enforcement officers to promote a radical, open borders agenda.â€
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