Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey Appears on ‘Fox and Friends’ Regarding Gov. DeSantis Signing Sanctuary City Ban
By Space Coast Daily // June 15, 2019
allows local law enforcement to cooperate with a federal immigration agency
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey appeared on Fox News no. 1 show ‘Fox and Friends’ on Saturday to discuss Gov. Ron DeSantis signing the bill to ban sanctuary cities in Florida.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey appeared on Fox News top rated show ‘Fox and Friends’ on Saturday to discuss Gov. Ron DeSantis signing the bill to ban sanctuary cities in Florida.
The bill prohibits state and local governments from having sanctuary policies in effect and requires such entities to support and cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.
“Earlier this year, I made a promise that we would ban sanctuary cities in Florida and today we are delivering on that promise,” said Governor DeSantis.
“I am proud to sign the bill presented to me by the Florida Legislature to uphold the rule of law and ensure that no city or county jurisdiction can get in the way of Florida’s cooperation with our federal partners to enforce immigration law. This is about public safety, not about politics. We must do everything within our power, and use all the tools available to us, to ensure that our communities are safe.”
Sheriff Ivey expressed his support for Gov. DeSantis signing SB 168: Federal Immigration Enforcement.
“Thank you to Governor DeSantis for signing this valuable piece of legislation that paves the way for local and state law enforcement agencies to partner with federal agencies in the enforcement of federal immigration law,” said Sheriff Ivey.
“Gov. DeSantis gets it. He understands government’s one, and only responsibility, is to protect its citizens.”
The bill makes great strides in protecting the public from illegal aliens who unlawfully reside in our state by prohibiting state and local entities from having policies in place which prohibit or impede law enforcement from cooperating with a federal immigration agency.
It also requires any sanctuary policies already enacted to be repealed, and gives both the Governor and the Attorney General authority to initiate enforcement actions against entities who violate the bill’s provisions.
The Governor’s office says the the bill makes Florida’s communities safer by requiring county jails to enter into agreements with United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to temporarily house persons subject to immigration detainers.
The bill will also ensure that criminals who are in the United States unlawfully are not released back into our communities.
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