"But we're taking people out of the country".
While some believe this is a step towards the right direction, immigration rights advocates say Hanford's city council members should have opted for a different resolution. "These aren't people. These are animals".
Trump lashed out in particular at the Los Angeles Police Department, saying the agency in January "arrested an illegal immigrant from Mexico for drug possession".
Accordingly, Trump called the MS-13 group individuals "animals", as he's done before. "If they don't reach a certain threshold, I can not tell ICE about it", she said. "These aren't people, they're animals".
"Mexico does nothing for us, they do nothing for us", he said. Jail officials can transfer inmates to federal immigration authorities if they have been convicted of one of about 800 crimes, mostly felonies, but not for minor offenses. "They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people". The administration filed suit in March over California's so-called sanctuary laws restricting local law enforcement officers from notifying federal immigration agents when people who are undocumented are detained and about to be released. While multiple localities in the state have said they will opt out of the sanctuary policy, the laws are broadly popular in the state, with support from more than 50% of residents, according to polling.
Trump added that Libby Schaaf, the mayor of Oakland, California, should be prosecuted for warning residents of an imminent Ice operation that may have saved some from arrest.
You talk about obstruction of justice, I would recommend that you look into obstruction of justice for the mayor of Oakland, California.
► Expressed frustration at his southern neighbor for not doing more to stop the flow of refugees and immigrants into the United States.
"The state of California's attempts to nullify federal law have sparked a rebellion by patriotic citizens who want their families protected and their borders secured", Trump said.
"The fact that we have this unsecured border is putting all of us at risk because we know that terrorists are coming in", San Juan Capistrano City Councilwoman Pam Patterson said.
The disagreement over how much funding Congress should allocate in a single bill for the proposed barrier helped sink a Senate effort earlier this year to pass an immigration measure.
Trump has clashed with the liberal state repeatedly about myriad issues environmental regulations, budget policies and minority rights - yet the most divisive has been the disagreement over immigration enforcement. Gen. Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, are also scheduled to attend.
"If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child will be separated from you as required by law", Sessions said.