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“We’re here to ensure accountability.”

A public accounting in the real OC for the OC Sheriff and Supervisors’ use of county resources for immigration enforcement, a thread!

#UncoverTheTruth #ICEoutofCA #ICEoutofOC #BastaHate #TruthForum #DefendSanctuary #SanctuaryCities
California law requires a public accounting for counties engaged in immigration enforcement, for ex. transferring people to ICE custody. One of many state policies enacted in response to a decade of expansion of jail deportation operations. #truthforum #truthact #transparency
The hundreds of #sanctuarycities across the country are also part of this reaction to unprecedented expansion of federal deportations programs trying to utilize local and state resources. #TheySaidNope #EndSCOMM #Basta287g #SafeCommunitiesAct #TrustAct #NoICEAccess
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1. Does this add to “people’s misapprehension about immigration and crime?”

SMH that this question is even asked. It’s not a misapprehension to notice that (as article says) “non-citizens were responsible for 21 percent of federal crimes between 2011 and 2016”
2. And you’d have to be incredibly naive (I’m being generous) to believe the canard about immigrants committing fewer crimes than native born population.

“Immigrant” =/= to “illegal alien” which is a term of law.

Of course legal aliens commit almost no crimes!
3. Because we are told and understand that committing any crime subjects is to possibility of deportation, as we are GUESTS in our host country.

That’s why we go through the process of arriving legally. Guests come in the front door of my home. Those who pop over my back wall
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