Senator Jim Nielsen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 1, 2017
CONTACT: Nghia Nguyen @ 916.307.9955
Senate Democrats passed three proposals along partisan lines specifically to designate California a sanctuary state, to bankroll lawyers for individuals who are detained, and to forbid state and local officials from sharing information with federal authorities. Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Senate Republican Caucus Chair, warns that such proposals will put citizens in harm’s way and risk the loss of billions of dollars in federal funding to the state.
“California leaders must protect the safety of our citizens from convicted felons who are here illegally – not hire lawyers for them. Continue reading