Mexican citizen Jose Garcia Zarate was cleared of murder charges Nov. 30 in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle, who was shot on a San Francisco pier. President Trump used the case as a rallying cry against sanctuary cities and has criticized the verdict. (Reuters)
The Justice Department has issued an arrest warrant for the Mexican immigrant acquitted Thursday in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle in San Francisco, a case that has reignited a rallying cry for stricter immigration reform and a crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities.”
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An official confirmed to The Washington Post that the Justice Department is considering federal charges against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who has remained in law enforcement custody. Officials said Garcia Zarate — a 45-year-old Mexican national who had entered the
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