Under the watch of Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans, the city has become a “sanctuary city,” a common haven for illegal immigrants who do not want to be deported.
Essentially, sanctuary cities protect illegal immigrants by not enforcing federal immigrations laws and ignoring the policies of US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Here are 4 policies straight out of the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) ‘immigration manual’ that makes the Big Easy a sanctuary city:
#1: Illegal immigrants can drive cars
#2: Victims or witnesses to crimes can’t be asked if they are illegal
#3: NOPD Officers can’t take law enforcement action against illegal immigrants
#4: NOPD is not following state or federal immigration laws, but is claiming to