NYPD Defies Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ‘Sanctuary’ Promise
Congratulations to the NYPD for making the right choice and following the laws of the United States. By trying to harbor criminals, has Mayor Bill de Blasio become a criminal?
The New York Police Department is reportedly cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement despite a promise from Mayor Bill de Blasio that it would maintain a sanctuary policy.
The NYPD supposedly alerts Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to criminal court appearances of illegal immigrants that are subject to deportation, according to the New York Daily News.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a law into effect in 2014 that dramatically reduces New York City’s cooperation with ICE. The policy prohibits law enforcement from honoring ICE detainer requests – except for those convicted of “violent of serious crimes.”
Regardless, the NYPD will contact ICE if they discover that an illegal immigrant is facing deportation while in the process of verifying warrants against the defendant. More