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Kathryn Steinle's father tells Congress: Overhaul immigration laws

Kathryn Steinle's father tells Congress: Overhaul immigration laws

The father of the woman shot to death this month on a San Francisco pier, allegedly by a man deported five times to Mexico, urged lawmakers Tuesday to overhaul what he called “disjointed” immigration laws as Obama administration officials defended their approach to immigration enforcement. The woman, Kathryn Steinle, was walking arm-in-arm with her father July 1 on Pier 14 when she was shot in the chest. The suspect in Steinle’s death, Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez, had seven felonies on his record. While acknowledging the complexity of immigration reform, Steinle’s father, Jim, urged senators to close legal loopholes. “Legislation should be discussed,...

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