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After Kate Steinle Verdict, GOP Rep. Unveils Bill to Imprison Officials Who Do Not Enforce Federal Immigration Law

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Republican Congressman, Todd Rokita of Indiana, introduced a bill that could put elected officials in prison for failing to enforce federal immigration law.

Republican Congressman, Todd Rokita of Indiana, introduced a bill that could put elected officials in prison for failing to enforce federal immigration law.

Rep. Rokita said on Fox News:

If they’re going to act like criminals themselves, if they’re going to put the interests of these illegal immigrant criminals above the safety of their own citizens, then we ought to lock them up.

Rokita introduced the “SLAP Act” on Friday, the “Stopping Lawless Actions of Politicians” Act, which states that politicians who refuse to enforce immigration laws, such as those in sanctuary cities, could face a $1 million fine and five years in prison.[…]

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(First reported by Jon Hall and published by The Gateway Pundit) http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/12/kate-steinle-verdict-gop-rep-unveils-bill-imprison-officials-not-enforce-federal-immigration-law/   (December 5, 2017)

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