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Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2014
Level County
State(s) New Mexico
Source Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Public Safety
This ordinance states that the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center will not detain any inmate and will not delay the otherwise authorized release of any inmate, as a result of detainer requests or administrative warrants received by ICE. An immigration detainer request...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2016
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source American Civil Liberties Union of California
Policy Areas Children & Families, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety, Education
The attached Model Campus Safe Zones Resolution language was developed for K-12 school districts that are contemplating adopting protections for their immigrant students. ACLU recommends that any resolution contain language to address these critical issues: limiting the sharing of...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2014
Level County
State(s) Washington
Source King County Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Children & Families
Previously, King County had honored all civil immigration hold requests from Immigration and Customs enforcement for detainees by holding adult inmates for additional time after they would otherwise be released from county jail facilities. This ordinance puts and end to this practice,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2003
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source Seattle City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety
This ordinance prohibits Seattle City officers and employees from inquiring into the immigration status of any person or engaging in activities designed to attain this information....

Type Executive Order
Year 2016
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source City of Seattle
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families, Housing, Public Safety
This executive order ensures that city benefits and services are available to all Seattle residents, without regard to immigration status....

Type Act or Session Law
Year 2012
Level County, City or Town
State(s) Washington, D.C.
Source City Of Washington, D.C.
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Children & Families
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....

Type Executive Order
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Culver City
Policy Areas Children & Families, Civil Rights, Public Safety
This policy states that the Culver City Police Department will not honor ICE detainer requests unless a Federal Probable Cause hearing has occurred. It also prohibits officers from reporting suspected undocumented immigrants to ICE unless circumstances indicate such reporting as reasonably...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2016
Level County, City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Children & Families, Public Safety
The infographic discusses ICE's Criminal Alien Program (CAP), the largest deportation program in the United States. It outlines the three phases of the deportation process: identification, custody transfer, and removal. CAP allows ICE officials to access local and state jails to identify...

Type Executive Order
Year 2014
Level County
State(s) California
Source Monterey County Sheriff
Policy Areas Children & Families, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
This document outlines Monterey County's policy on detention of undocumented persons, responding to ICE detainer requests, and refusal to participate in ICE operations....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level County, City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Children & Families, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced the "end" of the much reviled Secure Communities (SComm) program. In its place, DHS created the "Priority Enforcement Program" or PEP. PEP works exactly the same way as Secure Communities. It tracks fingerprints and helps ICE agents...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Children & Families
The purpose of this toolkit is to help you understand the various pieces that make up the massive deportation machine, and to give you the tools to dismantle it. Local authorities need to protect and serve their communities, not criminalize them; and local governments need to invest...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2010
Level County
State(s) Colorado
Source San Miguel County Detention Center
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety, Children & Families
This policy prohibits staff at the San Miguel County Detention Center from asking detainees about their immigration status or place of birth. It also outlines procedures for when an ICE detainer is received for the detainee....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source The Center for Popular Democracy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety, Children & Families
Municipal ID policies-where local governments issue their own identification credentials-improve access to services and institutions. This report examines case studies of municipal ID programs and examines how many of these policies have impacted immigrant communities. It also features...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source City Council of New York City
Policy Areas Civil Rights
This local law amends the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to persons not to be detained by the police department. In particular, the police department may only honor a civil immigration detainer by holding a person beyond the time when such person would otherwise...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level County
State(s) California
Source The Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Children & Families, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
For this article, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center interviewed defenders from four counties in California, each with a different model. The models include having a full-time or a part-time in-house immigration specialist; contracting with an outside organization; having an in-house...

Type Executive Order
Year 2014
Level County
State(s) California
Source Santa Cruz County Sheriff
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Children & Families
Stanta Cruz County Sheriff's Office executive order ending ICE detainer requests follow federal Oregon ruling....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2011
Level County
State(s) Illinois
Source Cook County Board
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety
This ordinance requires the Sheriff of Cook County to decline ICE detainer requests unless there is written agreement stating that all costs incurred by Cook County in complying with the ICE detainer shall be reimbursed. It also prohibits ICE agents from accessing individuals or County...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2008
Level City or Town
State(s) Connecticut
Source City Of Hartford
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety, Children & Families
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...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level County
State(s) All States
Source The Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Policy Areas Children & Families, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (VTVPA) passed with bipartisan support in 2000. The VTVPA created the U Visa, a nonimmigrant visa for victims of certain crimes who have been, or are likely to be, helpful to law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2016
Level City or Town, County
State(s) California
Source City and County of San Francisco
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety, Finance & Procurement
This ordinance prohibits the use of City funds or resources to assist in the enforcement of Federal immigration law, except for individuals who have been convicted of a violent or serious felony....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) Wisconsin
Source Wisconsin Policy Forum
Policy Areas Public Safety
In response to nationwide calls for police reform, this report analyzes how the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) has altered their practices and conduct. It also compares the MPD to peer cities with regard to key protocols, practices, and policies. The reforms highlighted focus on...

Type Roadmap
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ProGov21
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Economic Justice
Although US immigration policy is regulated at the federal level, local governments still play a role in protecting the rights of immigrants, regardless of their citizenship status, and promoting their economic and social incorporation. ProGov21's Immigration Roadmap calls on local...

Type Executive Order
Year 2014
Level County
State(s) New York
Source Suffolk County Sheriff
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety
This policy prohibits Suffolk County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) officials from detaining any individual at the request of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unless ICE presents with a judicially issued warrant authorizing such detention....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source The Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety
This report identifies the most effective local policy interventions for protecting immigrants. These include establishing multi-agency prohibitions on immigration enforcement, limiting jail-to-ICE transfers, prohibiting patrol officers from working with ICE, setting due process protections,...

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