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06/03/2011

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Anything having to do with immigration is always a controversial topic, and the issue of sanctuary cities is not immune to the controversy. Personally, I feel that there should not even be such a thing as a sanctuary city, because this entire country can be a sanctuary when entered the proper, legal way. In an article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth mayor Mike Moncrief is quoted as calling the legislation to end sanctuary cities an "unfunded mandate" to cities causing them to enforce federal immigration laws and thus cause litigation against the cities. The article also discusses people's claims that it will add burden to police departments, because they will have to train their officers in immigration. Well, as far as I know, police officers are trained to check id's already, and that's all there should be to it. Fort Worth police chief Jennifer White made the ludicrous claim that hispanics would be afraid to call the police if sanctuary cities went away. Why would they have any fear in calling the police if they had nothing to hide? The kicker in all this is that "
the chamber's six Republican Hispanics support the measure. Rep. Jose Aliseda, R-Beeville, a former prosecutor, said he has never been victimized by racial profiling and criticized "grandstanding politicians" who he said were mischaracterizing the bill". Interesting.

Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/05/10/3062993/texas-house-passes-sanctuary-cities.html#ixzz1Oi2R3Fkz

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