On Thursday, SB1279 was heard on the Senate floor and ended up failing. The bill, also known as "Grant's Law" would require illegal immigrants, who are found guilty of a felony, to serve their full prison sentence. The genesis of this bill was a young man named Grant. Grant was murdered by an illegal immigrant who was released by ICE while awaiting an immigration deportation hearing. The bill's author, Senator Steve Smith, shares his disappointment.
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