THREE MEN DETAINED IN HUDSONOn February 15, three men appearing in court were detained by immigration enforcement. The men were detained prior to conviction and are facing possible deportation. On February 17, 200 people gathered to support the immigrant community.
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LIMITING LOCAL RESOURCES FOR IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENTOn February 21, Police Commissioner Martha Harvey and Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton issue a directive to limit police resources for immigration enforcement. The Mayor stated that this directive was important in order to adjust for the changes in immigration enforcement in our community.
LEGAL COMMITTEE PASSES RESOLUTION UNANIMOUSLYOn February 22, the Legal Committee presented the “Resolution Affirming the City of Hudson as a Welcoming and Inclusive City”, written by City Attorney Andy Howard and modeled on NY Attorney General Schneiderman’s guidelines. Both council and audience members praised the resolution. The committee voted unanimously to support it.
POLICE COMMITTEE PASSES RESOLUTION UNANIMOUSLYOn February 27, the Police Committee unanimously voted to support the “Resolution Affirming the City of Hudson as a Welcoming and Inclusive City.”
GET INVOLVEDWe need broad-based support to pass meaningful protections for immigrants in Hudson. Here are three easy steps:
- Attend the March 13, 7:00pm Common Council Meeting at 520 Warren St.
- Tell your council members to support a resolution that prioritizes safety over immigration enforcement.
- Sign up for HCDC updates: email, Facebook, and Twitter.