Oakland California is a professed sanctuary city and the mayor, schaaf, is doing her best to live up to its reputation. ICE was planning an operation to seek out illegal aliens and schaaf tipped the illegal aliens off.
Since this, she and her family have received death threats from disgruntled Oaklandians. Even the Acting ICE Director criticized her saying
“What she did is no better than a gang lookout yelling police when a police cruiser comes to the neighborhood except she did it to entire community of the (sic) this is beyond the pale”.