Resolution 29: Sharing of Information with Federal Agencies



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In this Resolution, the Town of Amherst resolves that its officials and employees shall not participate in federal law enforcement programs relating to immigration enforcement, including but not limited to, Secure Communities, and cooperative agreements with the federal government under which town personnel participate in the enforcement of immigration laws, such as those authorized by Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. To the extent permissible by law, immigration detainer requests will not be honored by the Amherst Police Department.



Sanctuary Policies, Sharing of Information, Federal Agencies, “Secure Communities” (SComm), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security, Detail or arrest, Local law enforcement, Federal immigration policy, Community policing model, Town of Amherst Bylaws, Human Rights Bylaw (STM November 8, 1999, Art. 16), Discrimination, Code of Federal Regulations, 28 C.F.R. §20.21(c)(3), States and local governments, Criminal history record, State law, Executive order, Local ordinance, Court rule, Decision, Order, Immigration enforcement, Cooperative agreements with the federal government, Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Memorandum of Agreement, Immigration status