The so-called “sanctuary city” of Los Angeles has done it again, this time releasing a child rapist and murder because he is an illegal alien and they wanted to shield him from deportation.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had issued a detainer on Salvadoran national Morales-Ramirez, 44, to deport the convicted child murderer but the City of L.A. had other ideas and released him back into the general population of the city to shield him from deportation, according to a federal government press release.
“On Jan. 9, 1998, Morales-Ramirez, now 44, was convicted of second-degree murder, assault on a child causing death, and great bodily injury to a child causing death by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles,” ICE said in its report.
“State sanctuary laws grant law enforcement officials the discretion to cooperate with immigration authorities in instances where serious or violent crimes have been committed; again, we are talking about the murder of a child – rather than working with our officers to ensure this convicted aggravated felon was safely handed over to ICE, he was released back into the community and our officers were forced to exhaust more time and resources relocating and re-arresting him,” said Dave Marin, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Los Angeles Field Office Director.
Do you think Cubans are fighting for healthcare or freedom from Communism?
Fortunately, ICE tracked down this monster and arrested him. He is not in custody pending deportation.
But it is no thanks to the leftist fools who run L.A.
“California’s sanctuary policies continue to fail residents by allowing convicted criminals like Morales-Ramirez to walk free – state officials and advocates need to take a hard look at the reality, and potential consequences, of these misguided laws that leave potential victims wildly unprotected from very egregious criminal offenders,” Marin said.
Under President Trump, ICE has done its job well.
In 2019 alone, ICE arrested individuals with more than 1,900 convictions and charges for homicide, 1,800 for kidnapping, 12,000 sex offenses, 5,000 sexual assaults, 45,000 assaults, 67,000 crimes involving drugs, 10,000 weapons offenses, and 74,000 DUIs.
This will all come to a screeching halt when illegitimate president Joe Biden takes the oath of office next year and the federal government goes back to the dangerous anti-American open borders polices of Barack Obama.
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