Congressman Michael McCaul

Representing the 10th District of Texas

McCaul Statement on Verdict of Kate Steinle Case

Dec 1, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement on teh verdict of Kate Steinle's murder case. . 

Chairman McCaul: "The acquittal of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate is shocking. This verdict validates the lack of justice in America's sanctuary cities, where the lives of our citizens are oftentimes put in jeopardy by the protection of dangerous criminal aliens. Such a decision is further proof that the system of checks and balances placed on our immigration policies has completely collapsed.
"For the safety of American families, we must do more to strengthen the security of our borders and enforce our immigration laws. My heart is with the Steinle family at this very difficult time."

NOTE: Chairman McCaul recently wrote an op-ed on California’s ‘sanctuary state’ law declaring it protects criminals and creates barriers between local and federal law-enforcement agencies. Read Chairman McCaul’s National Review op-ed entitled, California is Building the Wrong Wall.