2008 Hartford Ordinance 20-08 Protecting Access to City Services for Undocumented Immigrants
Level City or Town
Policy Areas Children & Families, Civil Rights, Economic Justice, Housing, Public Safety
This city ordinance requires that all city services be made available to residents, regardless of immigration status. It also requires that referrals to medical or social service agencies be made in the same manner to all residents, regardless of immigration status. In addition, the ordinance places restrictions on circumstances in which the police may inquire into a person's immigration status or make arrests based on a person's immigration status.