How can anyone disagree with Kate’s Law? How can anyone support letting convicted criminal illegal aliens who’ve been repeatedly deported continue to roam free in America?
As mind-boggling as it seems, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus supports exactly that and are angry that 24 Democrats voted for Kate’s Law last month.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
A prominent Hispanic group is calling the actions of a group of House Democrats “shameful” because they voted for a bill that increases the penalties for illegal immigrants who re-enter the United States after being deported.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, or CHC, castigated the 24 Democrats who voted for “Kate’s Law” last month, the Hill reports.
Kate’s Law is is named after Kate Steinle, who in 2015 was murdered in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant at the age of 32. Authorities said Steinle’s killer was Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a convicted felon who had had been deported five times but had returned to the United States.
. . . . Kate’s Law, which faces strong opposition from Senate Democrats, aims to expand the maximum sentences for felons and foreigners who attempt to re-enter the country after being deported, denied entry, or removed.
The measure, which passed 257 to 167, was one of two immigration bills that cleared the House of Representatives on June 29.
Six of the 24 Democrats who voted for Kate’s Law have received campaign contributions from the CHC and are the targets of particular criticism, according to the Hill. Those six lawmakers are Democratic Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.), Stephanie Murphy (Fla.), Charlie Crist (Fla.), Tom O’Halleran (Ariz.), Ann McLane Kuster (N.H.), and Josh Gottheimer (N.J.).
“I think it’s shameful that these members, this handful of Democrats, decided to stand with Donald Trump instead of with Latinos and immigrants—instead of their own constituents,” said Cristóbal Alex, president of the Latino Victory Project, a group that campaigns for Hispanic candidates.
Democrats need to just admit that they support not only open borders but an extreme level of lawlessness that enables violent criminal aliens to rampage across America.