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FLEOA Endorses Sanctuary Cities Bill

FLEOA ENDORSES SANCTUARY CITIES BILL

 

Following Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s refusal to reverse the city’s sanctuary city policy, Senator Pat Toomey has re-introduced the "Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act" with a host of co-sponsors including Senator Charles Grassley, Senator Ron Johnson and many others.

In response, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) National President Nathan Catura issued the following statement:

"Once again, we would like to thank Senator Toomey and the co-sponsors of this legislation for re-introducing their bill to stop the dangerous practice of sanctuary cities.

It is disturbing that cities such as Philadelphia, and almost 300 other municipalities, do not heed DHS Secretary Johnson's request to halt this practice. Mayor Kenney and the other elected officials that endorse sanctuary city policies are only making their streets more dangerous as many of these cities, including Philadelphia, are experiencing a rise in violent crime. Their refusal to rid themselves of criminal illegal aliens is only contributing to this escalation.

Read the Press Release