Kate Steinle’s death was completely avoidable — end sanctuary policies

BY A. J. LOUDERBACK, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 12/13/17 10:00 AM EST Tragic events, particularly needless tragedies, often lead to introspection and changes designed to prevent a recurrence of similar events. Take the killing of Kate Steinle. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an illegal alien who had been released from custody under San Francisco’s sanctuary policy, fatally wounded Steinle…

IGS Poll: Californians Say Cities Should Not Be Sanctuaries

September 4, 2015 By Kathleen Maclay | UC Berkeley Media Relations kmaclay@berkeley.edu, (510) 643-5651 Californians strongly oppose “Sanctuary City” policies under which local authorities ignore federal requests to detain undocumented immigrants who have been arrested but are about to be released, according to a new poll released today by the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) at…

GAO Report to Congress

What GAO Found The number of criminal aliens in federal prisons in fiscal year 2010 was about 55,000, and the number of SCAAP criminal alien incarcerations in state prison systems and local jails was about 296,000 in fiscal year 2009 (the most recent data available), and the majority were from Mexico. The number of criminal…