SAN FRANCISCO | Immigration officials say they had no contact with suspect

SAN FRANCISCO | Immigration officials say they had no contact with suspect

SAN FRANCISCO— U.S. immigration authorities say they had no contact with a Mexican national suspected of killing a California police officer until the man was arrested last week.

The killing rekindled a national debate over sanctuary policies and prompted President Trump to call for tougher border security.
The disclosure by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement calls into question contentions that suspect Gustavo Perez Arriaga had benefited from policies that forbid local police from cooperating with immigration officials.

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