A conservative candidate looking to become Georgia’s next governor is drawing scrutiny for comments on his Facebook, claiming Democrats’ so-called failed immigration policies should be blamed for two tragic crimes in Gwinnett County.
Candidate Michael Williams’ is using both examples to push for the statewide expansion of a federal immigration program meant to grant local law enforcement officers the same authority as federal immigration agents.
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The program is called 287(g), and Williams believes it could have played a role in stopping two separate incidents which involved illegal immigrants.
On May 12, multiple teens were charged for allegedly breaking into a Gwinnett woman’s apartment and assaulted and raped her in front of her children. Federal officials confirmed 19-year-old Josue Ramirez,
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