A violation of the city’s sanctuary city ordinance could cost taxpayers in the city of San Francisco nearly $190,000 as part of a lawsuit settlement, the city’s attorney office told KPIX-TV.
According to KPIX, Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno claimed a stolen car in December 2, 2015 from a San Francisco police station. As he left the station, he was allegedly taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Figueroa-Zarceno’s attorney claims that a police officer told ICE where to find the man. The man was then detained for two months by ICE.
Figueroa-Zarceno’s had a civil deportation order in 2005. Since then, Figueroa-Zarceno’s only arrest came in 2012 when he was charged with DUI.
His immigration case has since reopened since the initial order was given without proper
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