ACLU crafts model ordinance on immigration for RI municipalities, urges leaving immigration enforcement to Feds
By ACLU of RI on March 24, 2017
The ACLU of Rhode Island today urged officials in all 39 of the state’s municipalities to adopt a comprehensive ordinance to protect their immigrant communities from constitutionally dubious federal immigration requests.
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By Rodrigo Pimentel on November 25, 2016
In a press release, Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson stated that the Sheriff’s Office will work to “protect the safety of our citizens and legal residents.” In reality, the 287(g) partnership entails a diversion of resources from law enforcement, litigation, and fear in immigrant communities.