‘It’s Absolutely Disgusting’: DHS Chief Reacts To New York Sanctuary Laws That Led To Killing Of 92-Year-Old Woman

The Daily Caller | 1/17/2020 | Staff
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Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), ripped New York laws that provide sanctuary to illegal aliens and prevent cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

Wolf reacted to the killing of Maria Fuentes, a 92-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted and beaten up in New York City earlier in January, during a Friday appearance on “Fox & Friends.” Her alleged killer is an illegal alien from Guyana who had been arrested previously by local authorities, but was let go because of the city’s uncooperative policy toward Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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“It’s absolutely disgusting. The politicians and jurisdictions there are certainly playing politics with public safety,” Wolf said in his reaction.

“What I would say is it’s a completely preventable tragedy. Had they honored the ICE detainer, this would never have happened. So if they would have cooperated with ICE officials, the individual never would have been let out, wouldn’t have committed this crime and we wouldn’t even be talking about this. So if they would just cooperate in the first place — wouldn’t even be an issue,” the acting DHS secretary continued.

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The alleged killer, Reeaz Khan, had been arrested by the New York Police Department in November 2019 for allegedly assaulting his father. At that time, ICE said it lodged a detainer for Khan, who is living in the country illegally. However, New...
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