FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2015
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Senator Morrell to Introduce Resolution Urging Congress to Pass “Kate’s Law”
Proposal would deter deported felons from returning to U.S.
SACRAMENTO – Today, following the tragic shooting death of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco at the hands of a previously deported convicted felon, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) announced that he will introduce a Senate Joint Resolution calling on Congress to pass legislation that would inhibit the ability of sanctuary cities to harbor deported criminals who have since returned to the United States illegally.
“Sanctuary cities across the country have willingly defied the federal government in choosing to protect criminals over the lives of law-abiding citizens,” said Morrell. “Kathryn’s death is a tragic example of the dangers these policies pose for our neighborhoods and communities.” Continue reading