“Jessica’s case is yet another outrageous example of the unaccountable local enforcement of immigration laws in Cobb County gone awry,” said Azadeh Shahshahani, ACLU of Georgia’s national security/immigrants’ rights project director.
“Sheriff Warren has embarked on a witch hunt, wasting money and county resources for political gain,” said Adelina Nicholls of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. “This is not about public safety.”
Is this about public safety or a witch hunt?
Is this giving local authorities in many states the latitude to act as immigration officials — a right that is often abused.
Is this a role for local police authorities or should this be kept at the federal level
Individual states do not declare war on another country – Individual states are doing this by imposing their own laws in this area
Maybe the president should have town hall meeting throughout the country and start a meaningful conversation with citizens to come up with ways to solve this problem
Giving this over to local police and sheriff departments will only intensify the issue