NYC ‘Most Dangerous’ Sanctuary Community in US

Right Behind New York City are LA, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Seattle, according to Immigration Reform Law Institute data
A group of migrants is being processed after arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal from Texas on August 10, 2022 in New York. - Texas has sent thousands of migrants from the border state into Washington, DC, New York City, and other areas. (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP) (Photo by YUKI IWAMURA/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Report releases as Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott continues to bus foreign nationals who’ve entered the U.S. illegally to New York City.
  • Sanctuary Communities refer to those in which government policies discourage law enforcement officials from complying with federal immigration law.
  • “These communities have earned their places on this list because of incredibly poor leadership at the city, county and state levels,” IRLI says.
  • Report found New York City most dangerous because of such policies as city officials not complying with ICE subpoenas related to criminal aliens, releasing over 7,500 people with murder, sex-abuse convictions onto streets.
  • Group also says such polices “provide sanctuary only to criminals, not to immigrant communities.”

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