Breaking: Gimenez sells our SOUL for Trump's meager $6 Million via Miami Herald


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Miami Herald:

"Fresh from Obamacare loss, White House takes aim at sanctuary cities"


SAD FACTS...

  • "Miami-Dade County receives [meager] nearly $6 million in Office of Justice Programs grants."
  • "Department of Justice will punish so-called sanctuary communities that fail to cooperate with federal immigration laws."
  • Conclusion: Gimenez sells OUR SOUL for Trump's $6 Million out of $7 Billion County Budget...

BY FRANCO ORDOƑEZ


U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned cities like Sacramento and Miami on Monday that the Department of Justice will punish so-called sanctuary communities that fail to cooperate with federal immigration laws.

Just days after failing to repeal Obamacare, the Trump administration returned to the bread-and-butter issue of immigration and threatened to withhold millions in federal funding from communities that fail to work with federal immigration agents.

Sessions, making an appearance at the daily White House briefing for reporters, warned that cities and states that don’t comply with federal immigration laws risk losing their share of $4.1 billion in Justice Department grants. He said the Justice Department would require cities seeking the grants to certify that they are cooperating with immigration authorities as a condition for receiving the awards.

Millions are at stake for communities like Sacramento County, which received $315 million in Office of Justice Programs grants in 2016. Miami-Dade County receives nearly $6 million in Office of Justice Programs grants.

“I urge our nation’s states and cities to consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizens by refusing to enforce our immigration laws, and to rethink these policies,” Sessions said. “Such policies make their cities and states less safe, and put them at risk of losing valuable federal dollars.”

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Soon after the order, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez was one of the first city leaders to order county jails to comply with federal immigration-detention requests. Other mayors, including Sacramento’s Darrell Steinberg, vowed to fight the Trump administration. 

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