|Posted:||February 17, 2016 11:15 AM|
|From:||Representative Martina A. White|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Co-Sponsorship: WHITE--Sanctuary Cities|
In the near future I will be introducing legislation to address unlawful sanctuary cities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
This legislation would hold any municipality that has deemed themselves as a “sanctuary municipality” liable for damages to persons or property as a result of criminal activity by unauthorized aliens if:
The legislation also prohibits restrictions on an official or employee of the municipality from:
Under this legislation, if a law enforcement officer of a municipality has reasonable cause to believe that an individual that is being arrested is not legally present in the United States, he shall immediately report the individual to the appropriate United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office within the Department of Homeland Security.
Introduced as HB1885