Listen: San Francisco, President Trump And Supervisor discussed on All Things Considered
"Since nineteen eighty nine it limits. The ability of law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration authorities San Francisco supervisor Sandra Lee, fewer says it's an ordinance the city is proud of San Francisco. We don't know who's documenting. Who isn't actually we just live amongst each other. And we live peacefully while fewer and other officials are denouncing the proposal. They're also saying they would welcome the migrants if it goes through we will treat them as human beings. We respect them as people and we want their family to have a livelihood to. Critics of sanctuary policies say they endanger residents they point to the fatal twenty fifteen shooting of a woman in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrants, that instance, garnered national attention as an example of violence in naval by sanctuary policies. The immigrant, however was acquitted of murder and manslaughter, but supporters of the policy like San Francisco supervisor Rafael men say they keep the city safe and help improve the well-being of immigrants about immigrant communities being able to go to the police people to go to the are public health resources. Our city will not be stronger, if our immigrant communities feel they can't go to the police or can't go see a doctor in addition to several major cities, including San Francisco Oakland in Los Angeles. The entire state of California has a sanctuary policy Kevin daily own authored the sanctuary state law when he represented parts of Los Angeles in the state Senate. He says another concern is the cost of transporting these migrants wasting dollars put folks on a plane. Civically to sanctuary cities nonstarter San Francisco is more than five hundred miles from the California, Mexico border daily owned says the proposal has little to do with what's best for immigration and more to do with agitating. President Trump's base in the run up to the twenty twenty election. Cooling benefit, rather. Power to embarrass elected official readers to state who have defended immigrant. This isn't the first time. The Trump administration has singled out sanctuary cities in two thousand seventeen threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from nearly thirty jurisdictions in the end many courts determined the federal government could not withhold those grants, but not everyone in California or San Francisco agrees with the elected leaders who put forth these policies her meet Dylan is the Republican National Committee women for California and a lawyer in San Francisco, she supports President Trump's proposal to move immigrants to sanctuary cities. And she says the democratic response to that suggestion has been hypocritical."