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Judge mulling over sanctuary cities order ban

Original post made on Jul 13, 2017

A federal judge said Wednesday that he is likely to keep in place a preliminary injunction issued in a pair of lawsuits filed by Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco that blocked President Donald Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities and counties.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:32 AM

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Posted by R. Winslow
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:01 am

A very touchy subject. In the interests of all parties concerned, is it possible to protect law-abiding, undocumented individuals and their families while deporting and/or incarcerating the 'bad apples' (i.e. multiple misdemeanor/felony offenders and documented homeland security risks) back to their native lands?

I don't have a problem with a sanctuary city but not every individual should be entitled to protection under its provisions.

It's the 'blanket rule' perspective emanating from both sides of the argument that is causing the problem.




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Posted by Marlene Glez
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:35 pm

Marlene Glez is a registered user.

Not all undocumented people are criminals, I agree to deport the "Bad guys" and leaving just the good families with not criminal recods.


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Posted by Curmudgeon
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 13, 2017 at 6:04 pm

"I agree to deport the "Bad guys"..."

Not a solution. For example, the guy who shot Kathryn Steinle in 2015 had previously been deported 5 times Web Link and Web Link


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Mayfield
on Jul 13, 2017 at 6:35 pm

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Posted by Marlene Glez.
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:41 pm


@ Curmudgeon. The person who killed that lady it was deported 5 times, that is correct, and also had criminal records and mental illness. Is not possible to generalize and suggest that every undocumented in USA would go around killing people !
I'm glad that not all people in USA think that way, and new generations will change this world in a positive outlook. :)


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Posted by Curmudgeon
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 14, 2017 at 4:38 pm

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" Is not possible to generalize and suggest that every undocumented in USA would go around killing people !"

Agreed. My point is deportation is not the magic general solution many people seem to believe it is. Please read more carefully.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Mayfield
on Jul 14, 2017 at 8:06 pm

The controlling elite do not want undocumented immigrants to become legal, Because once legal they would be able to vote. The good people that run full page real estate adds would never let that happen.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:12 pm

The problem is calling people "illegals". In the old days farm workers came to work for a couple of months then go back home. Used to work okay until minimum wage and the Affordable Care Act. That is changing the dynamic of the farms and how they manage the work crews. With either a H2a or H2b visa for workers the company getting the visa has to be compliant with OSHA and provide the ACA health care. That is another problem with the current version of the ACA. It is boxing in the company or farm requiring workers.
I noted that at a Travis AFB a worker was picked up. He worked for a company that did nothing to help him or get the proper Visa for him to work. We penalize the person - not the company that hired the person to begin with.
That has to change - the company has to bet the proper paperwork for the workers and provide the wage and medical requirements.


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Posted by resident
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 15, 2017 at 7:22 pm

In the News it is calling out the number of M-13 gangs in America. Since we need to look at this at the state level Los Angeles does have M-13 and suspect that the San Jose Area also does. The current Attorney General Becerra and Assembly De Leon are very aware of the LA gangs - they are in that LA area. It was recently reported that the cartels are waging war against each other in the LA prisons. Suspect that our large prisons in north CA also have same problem. So the people in CA that are responsible for defining the problem are not stepping up to the plate. And Gov Brown and Lt. Gov Newsome need to step up to the plate here. The people we voted on need to address this problem. Becerra and Newsome are running for office in 2018 - they need to get with this problem if they want to be elected.


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