ACLU Wants Local Police to Thwart Trump’s Illegal Alien Crackdown

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Last week it was announced that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is launching an attack (rhetorically) on the Trump administration and his order to crack down on illegal immigration and sanctuary cities.

As an aside – isn’t it funny that of its four word name, the only word that may correctly apply is Union? This Union of radicals is, in my opinion, American in name only, hardly civil and has very little to do with liberty.

The Guardian.com, that paragon of conservatism, writes that, “The civil rights organization, which has emerged as one of the Trump administration’s major foes, plans to leverage individual cities’ local authority to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.”

Well that’s interesting and befuddling, as States, cities and localities have zero authority regarding anything having to do with immigration – other than assisting federal law enforcement. I’m not a radical leftist ACLU attorney, but I can read. The Constitution is pretty clear on that point. Article I, section 8, clause 4 gives Congress full authority, “To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization…,” and thus immigration.

The ACLU is rolling out a campaign creating “Freedom Cities,” which was initially launched on Saturday. “The ACLU is hosting a People Power action event on Saturday, when it will issue specific guidelines to activists on how they can have an impact on immigrant rights at a local level. The event will be live-streamed, and Shakir said ACLU supporters had already set up 2,300 watch parties across all 50 states,” adds the Guardian.

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