Immigrant Acquitted In Steinle Case Faces New Fed. Charges

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 2:16 PM EST) -- The immigrant acquitted of murder by a San Francisco jury last week in the case of Kate Steinle, which has fueled a national debate over sanctuary cities, has been hit with new federal immigration and gun possession charges handed down by a grand jury on Tuesday. 

Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, a Mexican citizen, was indicted on felony charges of possessing a semiautomatic pistol with ammunition and possessing that pistol as a person living in the country without legal permission, each of which carries a maximum 10-year prison...
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