June 30 (UPI) — An undocumented immigrant is set to receive $190,000 from the City of San Francisco because police there violated a “sanctuary city” ordinance.
The case began in December 2015, when Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33, went to police to report that his car had been stolen. But police found that he was an undocumented immigrant from Honduras and had a 10-year-old warrant for a crime they couldn’t find any information on, though it would later be discovered the warrant was for a minor drug charge.
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Police then called Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) to detain him. He would end up spending several weeks in detention before getting released.
But under San Francisco’s sanctuary city ordinance, city employees are prohibited “from using city funds or
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