- not to ask for proof of citizenship or use racial profiling;
- not to actively report local law enforcement issues to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE);
- to limit city resources for immigration enforcement and detention to cases ordered by a state or federal judge.
The February 7 detention of a Hudson man led to widespread local alarm, demonstrating that our community has deep concern for its immigrants. It also showed strong support for the city playing a role in protecting them. A clear, transparent Sanctuary City policy would address those needs.
Since the December HCDC resolution, there have been three Common Council meetings and two events on the sanctuary topic, all well attended.