The Department of Homeland Security released its second weekly “Declined Detainer Outcome Report” on Wednesday, following through on a January executive order from Trump. The latest report, covering the week of Feb. 4-10, came just days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to cut funding for sanctuary cities not complying with federal immigration law.
"Such policies cannot continue. They make our nation less safe by putting dangerous criminals back on the street."
- Attorney General Jeff Sessions
"Such policies cannot continue," Sessions said Monday. "They make our nation less safe by putting dangerous criminals back on the street."
During that week covered in the latest report, ICE issued 2,825 detainers throughout the United States. A total of 47 were declined. New York City, which received 73 requests, turned down 12.
ICE issues detainers to let federal, state and local law enforcement agencies know it wants them to hold certain illegal immigrants in custody until it can come get them.Read more at FoxNews