Will Georgia allow sanctuary colleges?
Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, January 27, 2017 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
In case you don’t know, Georgia is listed among states that provide “sanctuary” for illegal aliens. Sanctuary is the term for safe spaces, such as towns or counties, that protect illegal aliens from federal law enforcement officers whose job is to locate, retain, and deport those here illegally, including illegals who commit crimes after they get here.
Sanctuary is provided in defiance of federal law when local government jurisdictions pass ordinances or policies or regulations that require local law enforcement to look the other way when they have knowledge of or encounter illegal aliens.
In addition, the refugee resettlement movement is encouraged, enhanced, and assisted by various religious organizations and charities that are paid per capita to defy federal immigration law and act on personal compassion rather than honor the requirements of our Constitution and laws.
For years, local governments in major cities and counties have given sanctuary to illegal aliens, but, currently, students and faculty at a number of colleges and universities nationwide have demanded that administrators declare their campuses to be sanctuaries. In response, certain colleges and universities, that should be stalwart bastions of truth, law and order, are embracing the sanctuary movement. Continue reading