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This ordinance prohibits public and private institutions and organizations from discriminating against individuals on the basis of any identity trait. This ordinance provides legal recourse for individuals who have been discriminated against and provides a specific listing of protected groups, classes, and traits that may be considered in allegations of discrimination.
This ordinance ensures that each resident receives full benefits of citizenship and equal employment opportunities regardless of a person\'s perceived or actual race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibility, marital status, age, disability or handicap, use of service animals and/or mechanical aids.
This model ordinance will ensure the protection of civil rights and liberties through several provisions. It places limits on intelligence collection and surveillance activities and restricts the use of profiling based on a person\\\'s race, religion, country of origin, and gender. It requires transparency in the data collection methods of law enforcement and prohibits local officials from enforcing federal immigration programs. In addition, it provides for civil action if a person is subjected to law enforcement activities that are not in accordance with the ordinance.
This ordinance requires the county to decline ICE detainer requests unless there is a written agreement in place with the federal government reimbursing the county for all costs incurred in complying with the retainer.
This initiative prohibits bias-based profiling by officers, which includes using certain personal factors such as race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration or citizenship status, socioeconomic status, or other defined characteristics as a basis of suspicion for unlawful activities. The initiative explains the prohibited practice by juxtaposing it with the permitted use of information about the circumstance, relevant to the locality and time frame, that links a person of a certain race, color, ethnicity, etc., to illegal activity. The initiative also authorizes citizens and organizations to file claims of disparate impact or intentional discrimination or against a variety of individuals and agencies.
The ordinance, in order to achieve the \'fair and just principle\' embedded within the countywide strategic plan, requires that equity and justice be applied to every county action. The ordinance establishes an inter-branch team to facilitate accountability of and coordination by all branches, departments, agencies, and offices of county government regarding implementation of the fair and just principle. The ordinance requires that an annual report be designed and published for elected leadership, employees, and the public on the status and trends in equity in the county and implementation accountability measures.
This ordinance adds three protected classes (gender identity, genetic identity, citizenship status) and expands three protected classes (family status, social security and domestic partners). This means that Madison residents are entitled to equal opportunities in employment, housing, public accommodations and city facilities without being discriminated against based on membership in any of these classes. These are in addition to already established protected classes in Madison such as age, race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, etc. In addition this ordinance protects credit history under employment.
This report examines current trends in local enforcement of immigration law to deconstruct the myth of sanctuary cities.
This ordinance amends New York City Local Law 62 in order to ensure consistency among City agencies that work with Immigration and Custom Enforcement. Under the ordinance, the definitions of \'convicted of a crime\' and \'pending criminal case\' would be harmonized with the definitions in Local Law 21. The ordinance also requires the DOC to report: the total number of detainers lodged disaggregated by the reason given by immigration authorities for issuing the detainers; the number of persons held pursuant to detainers beyond the time when such individual would otherwise be released from DOC custody disaggregated by the reason given by immigration authorities for issuing the detainers; the number of individuals transferred to immigration authorities pursuant to detainers subsequent to the dismissal of the criminal case that brought the individual into the department\'s custody; the number of individuals transferred to the custody of immigration authorities pursuant to civil immigration detainers who had no misdemeanor or felony convictions and had an outstanding warrant of removal or previously had been subject to a final order of removal; the number of individuals transferred to immigration authorities pursuant to detainers who had no misdemeanor or felony convictions and were charged with a felony or felonies in a pending covered criminal case; the number of individuals transferred to immigration authorities pursuant to detainers who had no misdemeanor or felony convictions and were charged solely with a misdemeanor or misdemeanors in a pending covered criminal case; and the number of individuals held pursuant to detainers beyond the time when such individuals would otherwise have been released from the department\'s custody who were not transferred to the custody of immigration authorities either because of the expiration of the forty-eight-hour hold period or because immigration authorities disavowed an intention to assume custody.
This ordinance: prohibits any city management employee from unlawfully detaining or permit an unlawful detention or profiling based on certain lists classes; prohibits any city management employee from officially assisting or voluntarily cooperating with investigations, interrogations, or arrests that are in violation of an individual\'s civil rights; requires a city management employee to promptly notify the city manager when said employee is contacted and asked by another law enforcement agency in the investigation, interrogation, or arrest under the provisions of the US Patriot Act, Homeland Security Act, or related executive order; and requires the city to provide legal defense for any city management employee that is criminally charged for actions taken in compliance with this ordinance.