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DHS Secretary Blasts San Francisco Sanctuary City Policy [VIDEO]

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson criticized sanctuary cities, saying, “it is counterproductive to public safety to have this level of resistance to working with our immigration enforcement personnel.”

Johnson, in a speech at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Tuesday argued that it is “not acceptable to have no policy of cooperation with immigration enforcement.” (RELATED: All Four Democratic Presidential Candidates Support ‘Sanctuary Cities’)

“It is counterproductive to public safety to have this level of resistance to working with our immigration enforcement personnel,” Johnson said. “It is simply, in my judgment, not acceptable to have no policy of cooperation with immigration enforcement. We’re all interested in getting criminals off the streets.”

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