The American Civil Liberties Union Foundations of California issued a statement saying "a small group of California officials" cared more about "serving the Trump administration's anti-immigrant agenda ... than they do about serving their constituents".
Trump on Wednesday met with more than a dozen conservative California officials and sheriffs who oppose the state's Democrat-led efforts to block local law enforcement's cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
The moderates said later Wednesday that House leaders were trying to end the immigration standoff and that they could soon see a specific proposal on how to do that.
Trump said he will attempt to secure full funding for his proposed U.S. -Mexico border wall during the next congressional appropriations process.
"California's law provides safe harbor to some of the most vicious and violent offenders on Earth, like MS-13 gang members putting innocent men, women and children at the mercy of sadistic criminals", Trump said. So they arrested him, they had him, they let him go ... and he killed somebody. Time reports that the Justice Department sued the state of California in March for violating immigration laws. It is black-letter law that a locality can not enact an ordinance that conflicts with state law - let alone one that, on its face, authorizes local officials to violate state law.
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Assuring that no one is pulling his strings, the premier said it was his own decision to give the explanatory statement. He said his party wants normal relations with India, but New Delhi keeps misleading the world opinion.
"Our hardworking families aren't 'animals, ' Mr. President", he said in a tweet. "No matter how hard you try, you can't strip away their humanity". "We, the citizens of the fifth largest economy in the world, are not impressed".
De Leon accused Trump of hosting the California officials, most of whom are Republicans, because "he's terrified Republicans will lose control of Congress". "We will not allow this one electoral aberration (I'm talking abut you @realDonaldTrump) to reverse decades of California's progress. California is fully within its rights to limit the use of our local resources to fuel Trump's deportation machine, which routinely flouts constitutional rights and tears families apart", ACLU Immigrants' Rights Policy attorney Maria Romani said.
But while his critics previously called his policy proposals inhumane, these recent words caught on tape display how lowly Trump views those who commit crimes after arriving in the United States illegally.
Sessions promised that prosecutions of criminal immigrants would likely double.
As Breitbart News reported, former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown said on Tuesday that Democrats should consider Brown as a 2020 presidential nominee.