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The estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. face massive challenges under President Donald Trump\'s administration. Increased anti-immigrant rhetoric, deportations carried out through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Department of Justice\'s threats to sanctuary cities have pushed immigrants back into the shadows. The number of immigrants with no criminal record who have been arrested increased by more than 250 percent in one year. Several conservative states have also increased their attacks on undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities - municipalities that prevent a law enforcement agency from participating in federal immigration enforcement.
The Mayor of Columbus Ohio issues an order protecting people without documentation from deportation and expanding immigration protection services.
There have been numerous reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") arresting people across the United States.
An ordinance declaring San Francisco to be a sanctuary city and outlining prohibitions on obligating funds toward deportation-related purposes.
In response to President-elect Donald Trump\'s promise to deport two to three million immigrants when he takes office, many cities and counties across the United States are seeking to enact local policies (often referred to as \"sanctuary\" or \"welcoming\") to protect their immigrant residents. These policies seek to keep immigrant communities safe, ensure that all individuals are treated equally (regardless of immigration status) devote local resources to local priorities, and uphold the Constitution.
City executive order ensuring city benefits and services are available without regard to immigration status.
City and County of San Francisco Adminstrative Code for Responding to ICE Detainer Requests
Culver City Police Policy of Responding to ICE Detainer Requests specifically stipulates they city won't honor hold requests or give ICE notification of release dates.
An Act to create a Department of Corrections in the District of Columbia to limit the circumstances under which the District will comply with an immigration detainer requests from the Unites States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
AN ORDINANCE ending the honoring of civil immigration hold requests from the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement for individuals in the custody of the department of adult and juvenile detention; and amending Ordinance 17706, Section 2, and K.C.C. 2.15.020.