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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 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.
This fact sheet outlines the constitutional, statutory, and ethical reasons that judges should not solicit or otherwise require defendants to disclose, orally or in writing, their citizenship/immigration status when that status is not a material element of the offense with which they are charged.
The ordinance: prohibits unlawful detention or profiling; prohibits expending funds or resources for activities performed by city employees not supported by the United States Constitution, Oregon Constitution or Oregon Revised Statutes or which violate the constitutional rights and freedoms of all persons; and provides legal defense to any employee criminally charged by another entity for his or her actions in compliance with this Ordinance.
This ordinance amends the administrative code of the city of New York so that city employees are prohibited from inquiring into a person\'s immigration or citizenship status when he or she applies for or renews a food vendor\'s license. In addition, the ordinance requires that information about an applicant\'s immigration or citizenship status will not affect the consideration of a license application.
The ordinance prohibits the investigation, arrest, or detention of an individual based solely on immigration status. The ordinance also prohibits Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents\' access to an individual in custody unless it is for a legitimate law enforcement purpose unrelated to the enforcement of civil immigration law.
This ordinance: establishes guidelines and procedures for I-9 forms and assessment for services, including requiring city employees to only solicit immigration information or inquire about immigration status when specifically required to do so by law or program guidelines as a condition of eligibility for the service sought and prohibiting city employees from discriminating against any current or potential service users on the basis of any of the protected categories listed in the city\'s civil rights ordinance, or on the basis of immigration status; prohibits city employees from using city resources related to immigration violations where the person has not committed any other crime, except when responding to a lawful subpoena; and allows submission of certain international forms of photo identification in place of a Minnesota driver\'s license; limits the actions city police and fire departments may take related to detection of immigration status and enforcement of federal immigration law.