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Stopping Sanctuary for Illegal Aliens – an interview with Ben Bergquam – Episode 328

Ben Bergquam is the spokesman for Fight Sanctuary State, a group that has filed ballot initiatives to roll back all of California’s sanctuary laws. He discusses his motivation for being involved in this important group, detailing the current laws in California, including Senate Bill SB-54, that often enable criminal illegal immigrants to get away with their crimes. The lives of criminal illegal aliens are often prioritized in the legal system over those of American citizens. They discuss AB-450, which prevents employers from cooperating with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) without potentially facing prosecution.

They consider the reframing of the immigration process in America today, where becoming a legal immigrant seems to be a bad thing now. It used to be that people were proud to become Americans because it meant a better future. Many people escape other countries to flee communism, but then end up in a nearly communist California.

They also talk about why this Californian issue is important for the rest of the nation and what dangers it imposes on America as a whole.

Also on the podcast, Chuck and Mark talk about NBC headlines and how they’re trying to create negative associations with President Trump.

About the guest:

Fight Sanctuary State was founded by California parents whose children were killed by illegal aliens and others who are fed up with the state’s politicians, who prioritize illegal alien criminals over the state’s citizens and legal immigrants. The group has filed a proposed ballot initiative to roll back all of California’s sanctuary laws and create criminal penalties for government workers and officials who obstruct the work of federal immigration officers.

Ben Bergquam is an activist who has seen the death and destruction lawless sanctuary policies have had on the lives of his fellow Californians. “When the politicians become the very enemies that they took an oath to protect Americans from, it’s time to fight back.”

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Follow Ben on Twitter @fightsanctuary and Facebook.





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