Denver, Colorado has unanimously passed an ordinance, restricting local officials’ cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) fired back, accusing the city council of deliberately obstructing federal law.
The Denver Public Safety Enforcement Priorities Act bans city officials from asking an arrested individual’s immigration status, and blocks immigration authorities from conducting jail interviews without a warrant.
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It also allows local authorities to ignore ICE requests to detain an illegal immigrant for an additional 48 hours after he or she is released from custody, in order to provide ICE agents extra time to decide whether to take the individual into federal custody for deportation purposes.
“Through this ordinance and the other steps we are taking, Denver is building a
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