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Topic - Christine Falvey
If the San Francisco sheriff's plan becomes reality, illegal immigrants arrested for petty crimes won't be held in jail longer than necessary, even if federal immigration agents may want them detained for possible deportation.
"The mayor is being patient," said Christine Falvey, a spokeswoman for Lee. "He wants to see some sort of long-term, sustainable plan because the city cannot sustain overnight camping for any long period of time."
Mayor Ed Lee's office did not receive advance notice of the policy change, said Christine Falvey, Mr. Lee's press secretary.