Even this woke state is cracking down on criminal illegal aliens after another innocent American dies

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The tragic murder of college student Laken Riley is just one example of violent crimes being committed on U.S. soil by illegal aliens.

While Biden continues to stick his head in the sand even progressive states are saying “no mas.”

After another innocent American was killed, this ridiculously progressive state is realizing their woke ideas have failed and are starting to crack down on illegal immigration.  

Washington State Trooper killed by criminal illegal alien

Raul Benitez Santana, 33, is an illegal alien from Mexico who is suspected of hitting and killing a Washington State Patrol Trooper on Interstate 5.

Trooper Christoper Gadd, 27, was a married father who also had a sister and a father in law enforcement.

Not only is Santana accused of committing the vehicular homicide of Trooper Gadd, but he also already has a lengthy rap sheet.

Santana is in the United States illegally, and since his time living in Washington (around at least 2013), he has been arrested several times, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Some of the charges Santana has been arrested for include drug possession, failing to appear for driving with a suspended license, and domestic violence assault.

Representative Dan Griffey (R-Allyn) is a retired career firefighter who is speaking out about the tragedy.

“Once again, another family is suffering in absolute shock, and it is so preventable and predictable,” he said, referring to Washington state’s sanctuary city policies.

He added, “We should not be importing hardened criminals and giving safe haven to those people.”

Griffey also noted that more power has been given to illegal aliens recently, but Initiative 2081 will loosen restrictions on when police officers can engage in vehicle pursuits of suspected criminals.

The initiative was passed by the Legislature last week and will go into effect 90 days after the end of the session.

A strong urge to say, “I told you so”

Griffey talked about how badly he wanted to point the finger at his fellow lawmakers.

“In my speech on the House floor I wanted to say, ‘I told you so,’ and I wanted to say it 100 times, but that doesn’t match the decorum of this place. But I was able to get my point of ‘I told you so’ across from my speech in 2021, when we first passed the pursuit restrictions. At that time, I said you will embolden criminal behavior, and Washingtonians will suffer and die because of it,” he said.

Of course, the issue of border security is also top of mind for Griffey and others. 

“Our wide-open border policy is not only affecting us by the people that have criminal intent in their hearts; it is allowing the easy trafficking of fentanyl into this state. Give us your tired, your huddled masses yearning to be free. But it does not say give us your monsters, give us your rapists and give us your murderers; it doesn’t say that,” Griffey added. 

Informed American will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.