Why are foreign nationals more precious to American elitists than our very own citizens?
Najee Antonio Clarke, a Jamaican national, who according to officials with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency entered the United States of America at the John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens New York on June 17, 2010, with a B-2 visa which authorized him to remain here until December 16 of that same year, failed to leave during that 6 month time span. Go Figure!
Mr. Clarke was then arrested in Queens, which means it falls under the jurisdiction of the city of New York. And since the current mayor is that rat bastard Anti-American Communist Bill de Blasio who has his own team of activist judges, they let him go out on bail. An illegal out of bail, just like any other real American Citizen who commits a felony!
De Blasio administration dismisses sanctuary city warning from Department of Justice
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is brushing off a letter from Department of Justice officials warning that the city could lose millions in federal funding if local law enforcement does not begin to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
The Department of Justice sent the warning letter to nine so-called sanctuary jurisdictions around the country on Friday, including New York City and Sacramento in California.
“Failure to comply with this condition could result in the withholding of grant funds, suspension or termination of the grant, ineligibility for future [Office of Justice Programs] grants, sub grants or other actions,” Alan Hanson, acting assistant attorney general, writes in the letter.
Both President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have vowed to crack down on sanctuary cities, painting the jurisdictions as obstructionist local governments hampering federal immigration officials’ efforts by harboring undocumented residents in their cities.
In a statement about the letters Friday, the Department of Justice said, “New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the predictable consequence of the city’s ‘soft on crime’ stance.” The number of murders in New York City so far this year is down compared to last year, when murders were at a historically low level, according to New York Police Department data.
In recent months, de Blasio has said the city has no intention of cooperating with federal immigration authorities to enforce immigration law, identify undocumented residents or help detain them. The mayor has also said the city is prepared to challenge Trump’s directives in court.
Seth Stein, a spokesperson for de Blasio, accused Trump administration officials of relying on inaccurate data to target immigrant-friendly cities.
“This is nothing new. This grandstanding shows how out of touch the Trump administration is with reality,” Stein said in a statement. “Contrary to their alternative facts, New York is the safest big city in the country, with crime at record lows in large part because we have policies in place to encourage cooperation between NYPD and immigrant communities.”
Administration officials confirmed the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice received the letter Friday, which was addressed to MOCJ director Elizabeth Glazer.
The department’s letter came a month after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said his department would push against sanctuary cities that do not work with the federal government to deport undocumented immigrants who might come in contact with local law enforcement.
“I strongly urge our nation’s states and cities and counties to consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizens by refusing to enforce our immigration laws and to rethink these policies,” Sessions during a White House briefing last month. “Such policies make their cities and states less safe — public safety as well as national security are at stake — and put them at risk of losing federal dollars.”
The letters were sent to nine localities specifically identified in a Justice Department inspector general report as having rules or laws that interfere with federal law enforcement’s ability to communicate with immigration officials specifically about the status of people in their custody.
In the last three years, the New York City Council has passed legislation to remove Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from city jails and Rikers Island and to severely roll back rules that require the city to honor immigration detainer requests.
DOJ’s letters can be read here.
After being set free to roam the streets of New York City for nearly a month Clarke was finally arrested by ICE agents outside the Queens County courthouse and is now reportedly in ICE custody where he is facing deportation.
The B-2 is a 6-month visitor visa that is a nonimmigrant type visa for individuals who desire to enter the United States on a temporary basis for pleasure or medical treatment, or those who wish to come to the U.S. as tourists. If you don’t leave after the 6 months you instantly become illegal in the country. But of course, we stopped enforcing those laws decades ago, so who cares anymore? I was always under the impression that in order to get one of these visas you had to prove that you had reason to be in this country, and also had reason to go back to your own country once your visit was over. I guess that law also went out the window.
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