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Bobby Jindal: Mayors Of Sanctuary Cities Should Be Arrested

"I would hold them as an accomplice. Make them criminally culpable."

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told Boston Herald Radio on Monday morning that mayors of sanctuary cities should be arrested.

"Absolutely, I would hold them as an accomplice. Make them criminally culpable," the Republican presidential candidate said when asked if he'd arrest mayors of sanctuary cities . "I'd also make them civilly liable so that families, victim's families could sue. Especially if the prosecutor isn't taking action or the mayor's not changing their ways, I'd allow the families to go to court as well to recover damages."

The debate over sanctuary cities has been revived by the death of a San Francisco woman at the hands of an undocumented immigrant and convicted felon who was previously deported five times.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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