Resolution 20140626-099: Opposition to the Implementation of SComm Program



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In this Resolution, the City Council of the City of Austin opposes the use of Travis County resources for the implementation of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE's) SComm program. The City Council urges the Travis County Sheriffs Office to stop complying with ICE detainers and holding people in its jail for ICE to assume custody.



Sanctuary Policies, Immigrants, Foreign-born, Human dignity, Discrimination, Commission on Immigrant Affairs, Welcoming America's Welcoming Cities and Counties Initiative, Federal immigration system, Comprehensive immigration reform, Federal legislative agenda, Citizenship, Migration, Immigration reform and enforcement, Local government, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Secure Communities (S-Comm) program, Federal immigration enforcement program, ICE detainers, Immigration status, Deportation, Level 1 offenses, County's and City's law enforcement officers, Separation of children from their parents, Citizen children, Reimbursement, ICE detainer compliance, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal government, Custody, Judge, Reasonable suspicion, Fourth Amendment, Wrongful detention, Constitutional violations, University of Texas School of Law professors, Travis County attorneys, Travis County Commissioners Court members, Galarza v. Szalczyk, 745 F3d 634 (3d Cir. 2014), Miranda-Olivares v. Clackamas County, No. 12-02317, 2014, Villars v. Kubiatowski, et al., No. 12-cv-4586, 2014, Morales v. Chadbourne, 2014, City of Austin Human Rights Commission, Commission on Immigrant Affairs, City Manager, Travis County Central Booking Facility, Public Health and Human Services Council Committee, Joint Public Safety Working Group, Travis County Judge, Commissioners and Sheriff