KUSA – Denver could get federal backlash, but the Mile High City’s elected leaders are moving forward with a vote Monday night to protect undocumented immigrants.
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Although opponents disagree, City Councilmember Paul López says don’t call Denver a “sanctuary city” as this bill is about public safety.
“It’s unacceptable for folks to be afraid to call the police when there’s an emergency, if there’s a crime in progress or them themselves are victims of a crime, out of fear of deportation. That doesn’t make their situation any safer, that doesn’t make our situation any safer in the city,” said López.
If the ordinance passes at the city council meeting, it would prohibit city employees from collecting information
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