Townhall: Dem Georgia Mayor Defended Protecting Illegal Immigrants From ICE Days After Laken Riley Murder

IRLI In The News

April 8, 2024

By Sarah Arnold

Democrat Athen, Georgia Mayor Kelly Girtz is facing heat for defending the city’s policies of protecting illegal immigrants just days after 22-year-old Laken Riley was murdered by a man illegally living in the United States. 

According to emails obtained by the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI), Girtz shield illegal aliens from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) who were living in the sanctuary city, saying that he supports non-cooperation policies with detainers issued by the agency. 

Read the full story at Townhall.

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