San Francisco considering tightening sanctuary law

San Francisco supervisors hold a meeting in this undated photo. (KGO-TV)

San Francisco supervisors will consider tightening the city's sanctuary law on Thursday. The law prohibits law enforcement from holding inmates flagged by immigration after they're released.

They'll focus on whether to ban police agencies from telling immigration before an inmate is released.
RELATED: Pier 14 homicide suspect formally charged with murder

The city came under fire for releasing Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man accused of shooting a Bay Area woman, Kate Steinle, at Pier 14 last year.

Lopez-Sanchez had been deported five times before the deadly shooting.

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