Sanctuary Cities Undermine the Law
White House West Wing. “On Jan, 6, 2020, 92-year-old Maria Fuentes was raped and murdered by Reeaz Khan, a 21-year-old illegal immigrant in New York City. But this tragedy was entirely preventable,” Scott Brady, a U.S. Attorney in Pennsylvania, writes in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
“In fact, Khan should have been in custody at the time because six weeks earlier Khan was jailed and arrested for domestic violence charges. Because he was in the country illegally, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) filed a detainer that requested that the jail give ICE prior notice and the opportunity to detain Khan before the jail released him. Rather than honoring this request, New York officials released Khan. Had they honored the detainer, Ms. Fuentes might still be alive today.”
“Two senators — one Republican and one Democrat — are leading a legislative effort to have a global women’s initiative spearheaded by President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka written into law . . . [The bill] would make the economic empowerment of women a priority of U.S. foreign policy,” Darlene Superville reports for The Associated Press.
“More than 100,000 people are expected to pack into the world’s biggest cricket stadium later this month when it is formally opened during a visit to India by US President Donald Trump . . . Trump is due for a two-day visit to India on February 24, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to host him in his home state of Gujarat,” AFP reports.
“An anti-Trump activist intentionally drove his van into a Republican voter-registration tent in Florida this weekend, nearly killing a half-dozen GOP volunteers. Yet amazingly, Politico did not touch the story of this near-fatal, politically motivated attack on Republicans until the state GOP promised to retaliate—at the polls,” Becket Adams writes in the Washington Examiner.