While most of the focus in the mainstream media has been on the Russia collusion/hacking scandal and Donald Trump’s stupid and distracting Tweet about Mika Brzezinski the House today quietly passed two bills cracking down on illegal immigration.
One of the bills, the “No Sanctuary for Criminals Act,” cracks down on so-called sanctuary cities which refuse to help Federal law enforcement in carrying out Federal immigration laws.
“No Sanctuary for Criminals Act,” would cut federal grants to states and “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with law enforcement carrying out immigration enforcement activities.
“The word ‘sanctuary’ calls to mind someplace safe, but too often for families and victims affected by illegal immigrant crime, sanctuary cities are anything but safe,” Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly asserted in the pre-vote press conference.
“It is beyond my comprehension why federal state and local officials … would actively discourage or outright prevent law…
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