Back in October, Councilman Steve Smith was the lone dissenting vote on the Manassas City Council on a resolution proposed by then-Councilman Jackson Miller whereby Manassas declared that it would participate in the Section 287(g) program. A number of citizens were deeply disappointed in Councilman Smith’s decision and believed it might have had something to do with Councilman Smith’s law practice, which is said to be involved to some degree in defending the interests of illegal aliens.
Although Councilman Smith’s actual motives for his vote may or may not have been a case of economic self-interest, you’d really have to wonder what sort of conflict-of-interest might be built into a vote on controlling illegal immigration by Faisal Gill, if elected to the House of Delegates, given this snippet from the website of his law firm:
Even if you or your loved one is already in the process of being removed from the U.S., Gill & Gallinger may be able to help. We can help you qualify for protection from deportation based on Cancellation of Removal, Waiver of Deportation, Asylum, or other methods. Time is extremely important in situations dealing with possible removal, so contact the Gill & Gallinger today for a free consultation.
What are the chances that a Delegate Faisal Gill would “pull a Steve Smith?”
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