Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas), can’t come to grips with states that choose to limit their cooperation with the government to enforce immigration law.
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“I don’t call them sanctuary cities anymore,” Babin told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo on “Mornings with Maria” on Tuesday. “I call them criminal fugitive cities, which is exactly what they are. They are putting the lives and property of their own citizens at great risk in order to help criminal aliens. It is just incomprehensible to me.”
This comes as Los Alamitos, Orange County California’s second-smallest city, voted Monday night to opt out of the state’s sanctuary city law.
Municipalities are facing an enormous amount of pressure to follow California Gov. Jerry Brown and the state legislators’ ‘far radically left’ policies, Babin added.
The White House on Sunday revived the idea of a 30-month extension of DACA in exchange for $25 billion for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.
Trump is making the right decision to offer a deal, Babin said.
“The biggest problem we are facing today is unsecured borders, which DACA is a result of,” he said. “If they are very serious about helping these DACA young folks … they will come to the table and maybe we will work something out. We must secure this border before we do anything else.”