California may soon have to kiss $100 billion in federal funds goodbye, thanks to leftist politicians.
Democrats fast-tracked a bill this week that would make California a “sanctuary state” for illegal aliens. Under the proposed law, local police cannot call federal authorities to report even violent criminal illegals.
California Senate Bill 54 aims to protect all illegal aliens — even those who commit crimes — from being deported, as is required under U.S. federal law.
Shockingly, there are more than 200 sanctuary cities in the United States that ignore federal law by refusing to prosecute illegal aliens or report them to immigration services.
In a radical move, California is now pushing to make itself the first “sanctuary state.”
President Trump has promised to crack down on sanctuary cities, and vowed to cut off federal aid to any city that harbors illegal aliens.
Republicans said California’s proposed bill would make it more difficult for law enforcement to fight crime.
“This bill is making it that much more difficult for the federal authorities to get the most dangerous criminals that we want to deport to keep our communities safe,” said Senator Jeff Stone told Fox News.
Last week, the mayor of Miami dropped its sanctuary city policy amid concerns over being financially cut off. President Trump praised the decision.
Many on Twitter reacted by saying if California wants to defy federal law, it shouldn’t receive any federal money.
I guess they don't need federal money! Get ready celebs you'll get to support your state now!
— Bender (@Bender01958) January 31, 2017
California is playing high stakes poker with a pair of 2's against a country with a full house!
— American Horse (@wildwas2112) February 1, 2017
let them do it and cut off all federal funding and see how long they last.
— Jeremy Veach (@JVeach93) February 1, 2017
there goes their federal funding. No high speed rail, no delta tunnels, no infrastructure improvements. ????
— Jim Turner (@DeltaWoodArt) January 31, 2017
Good luck getting no federal funds morons.
— Jeremy (@The_Smirker) January 31, 2017
One Californian said she’ll move out if California becomes a sanctuary state because she’ll feel unsafe.
I'm in CA & Im outraged! Making this state a sanctuary state puts our families in danger Must leave CA immediately
— Theresa (@loverofuniverse) February 1, 2017
And illegals in massive #'s in inner cities, generous welfare benefits w unchecked fraud…
— CG Fleischer (@FleischerCg) February 1, 2017
Another said “America is NOT a charity for anyone who needs relief for any reason.” Rules are rules.
America is NOT a charity for anyone who needs relief for any reason. Undocumented = illegal. Get in line and go thru LEGALLY.
— AngePurs (@angepurs) February 1, 2017
no welfare benefits for illegals
— Jae ?????? (@PNWJae) January 31, 2017
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