Early last month the Shasta County Board of Supervisors declined to take up discussion of a resolution declaring that Shasta County would comply with Federal Immigration Law and reporting standards. The proposed resolution, if passed, would have followed in the footsteps of Tehama and Siskiyou Counties whose Boards voted to comply with Federal Immigration Laws and legally declare their jurisdictions not part of a “sanctuary jurisdiction”. The City of Anderson, a town within Shasta County, broke ranks with County leadership by also choosing to comply with Federal law. Adoption of these resolutions are a response of direct defiance to the State of California’s Legislature who, with the passage of SB 54, seeks to declare the State of California a “sanctuary jurisdiction” for illegal aliens and orders local law enforcement to illegally ignore Federal Immigration Laws. [...]The entire column is here.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Shasta BOS' fence-sitting could cost sheriff millions
Red Smith writes at the Shasta Lantern: