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San Francisco Admits To Shielding Immigrant Felons

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San Francisco Admits To Shielding Immigrant Felons

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San Francisco Admits To Shielding Immigrant Felons

San Francisco Admits To Shielding Immigrant Felons

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San Francisco prides itself on being a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. City officials do not cooperate with federal immigration officials. But the policy has come under fire after revelations that city officials have been shielding illegal immigrant juvenile felons from federal immigration authorities. Mayor Gavin Newsom says the city will stop the practice.