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ALASKA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Alaska: Anchorage

(Resolution No. 2003-223 - July 2003)
Resolves that agencies and instrumentalities of the municipality may not use municipal resources or institutions for the enforcement of federal immigration laws.
www.aclu.org/SafeandFree/SafeandFree.cfm?ID=13141&c=207

ARIZONA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Arizona: Chandler
(Police Dept. General Order)
Prohibits arrest when the only violation is infraction of immigration law and prohibits INS notification of undocumented persons who are material witnesses of crime, are seeking medical treatment, or are involved in family disturbances, minor traffic offenses, or minor misdemeanors.

Arizona: Mesa

Arizona: Phoenix

Arizona: Tuscon

CALIFORNIA LOCAL ORDINANCES

California: Bell Gardens

California: City of Commerce

California: City of Industry

California: Cypress

California: Davis

California: Downey

California: Fresno
(Police Dept. General Order - July 2003):
Prohibits police officers from calling, collaborating, denouncing, or transporting undocumented immigrants to the INS or Office of Border Patrol when such undocumented immigrants have been detained for a minor infraction.

California: Lakewood

California: Long Beach

California: Los Angeles
(Special Order 40 - November 1979 [currently being revised]):
Prohibits Police Department from initiating police action with the objective of discovering the immigration status of a person and from enforcing immigration law. Establishes equal enforcement of the law and service to the public, regardless of immigration status.

California: Lynnwood

California: Maywood

California: Montebello

California: National City

California: Norwalk

California: Oakland

California: Paramount

California: Pico Rivera

California: San Bernardino

California: San Diego --
(Police Dept. Procedure):
States that police is to not look for violations of immigration law and prohibits INS involvement with undocumented persons when they are material witnesses of crime, have family disturbances, or minor traffic offenses or when they seek medical treatment.

California: Santa Clara County

California: Santa Cruz

California: San Francisco
(Ordinance [in administrative code CH. 12H] [1989 revised in 1993])

California: San Jose
Documented June 13, 2007 by Congressional Research Service*

California: Santa Maria

California: San Rafael

California: Sonoma County
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

California: South Gate

California: Vernon

California: Watsonville
Documented May 12, 2007 by Santa Cruz Sentinel

California: Wilmington

COLORADO LOCAL ORDINANCES

Colorado: Aurora

Colorado: Commerce City

Colorado: Denver
Documented by Congressional Research Service*

Colorado: Durango
Documented June 13, 2007 by Congressional Research Service*

Colorado: Federal Heights

Colorado: Fort Collins

Colorado: Lafayette

Colorado: Thornton

Colorado: Westminster

CONNECTICUT LOCAL ORDINANCES

Connecticut: Hartford

Connecticut: New Haven
Documented July 17, 2007 by The Christian Science Monitor

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA LOCAL ORDINANCES

District of Columbia: Washington

FLORIDA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Florida: DeLeon Springs

Florida: Deltona

Florida: Jupiter

Florida: Lake Worth

Florida: Miami

GEORIGA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Georgia: Dalton

ILLINOIS LOCAL ORDINANCES

Illinois: Chicago
Documented by Congressional Research Service*

Illinois: Cicero
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Illinois: Evanston
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

KANSAS LOCAL ORDINANCES

Kansas: Wichita

LOUISIANA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Louisiana: New Orleans

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts: Cambridge

Massachusetts: Chelsea

Massachusetts: Orleans

Massachusetts: Springfield

MAINE LOCAL ORDINANCES

Maine: Portland
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

MARYLAND LOCAL ORDINANCES

Maryland: Baltimore
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Maryland: Gaithersburg

Maryland: Mt. Rainer

Maryland: Montgomery County

Maryland: Takoma Park
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

MICHIGAN LOCAL ORDINANCES

Michigan: Ann Arbour
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Michigan: Detroit Documented June 13, 2007 by Congressional Research Service*

MINNESOTA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Minnesota: Minneapolis
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Minnesota: St. Paul

NEVADA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Nevada: Reno

NEW JERSEY LOCAL ORDINANCES

New Jersey: Camden

New Jersey: Fort Lee

New Jersey: Hightstown

New Jersey: Jersey City

New Jersey: Newark

New Jersey: North Bergen

New Jersey: Trenton

New Jersey: Union City

New Jersey: West New York

NEW MEXICO LOCAL ORDINANCES

New Mexico: Rio Arriba County Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

New Mexico: Albuquerque Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

New Mexico: Aztec
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

New Mexico: Rio Ariba County
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

New Mexico Santa Fe

NEW YORK LOCAL ORDINANCES

New York: Albany

New York: Bay Shore

New York: Brentwood

New York: Central Islip

New York: Farmingville

New York: New York City
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

New York: Riverhead

New York: Shirley / Mastic

New York: Spring Valley Village

New York: Uniondale

New York: Westbury

NORTH CAROLINA LOCAL ORDINANCES

North Carolina: Carrboro

North Carolina: Chapel Hill

North Carolina: Charlotte

North Carolina: Chatham County

North Carolina: Durham
Documented June 13, 2007 by Congressional Research Service

North Carolina: Raleigh

North Carolina: Winston-Salem

OHIO LOCAL ORDINANCES

Ohio: Columbus

Ohio: Daytona

Ohio: Lima

Ohio: Oberlin

Ohio: Painesville

OKLAHOMA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Oklahoma: Oklahoma City

Oklahoma: Tulsa

OREGON LOCAL ORDINANCES

Oregon: statewide

Oregon: Ashland
August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Oregon: Gaston
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Oregon: Marion County
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Oregon: Portland

PENNSYLVANIA LOCAL ORDINANCES

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia

TEXAS LOCAL ORDINANCES

Texas: Austin
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Texas: Baytown

Texas: Brownsville

Texas: Channelview

Texas: Denton

Texas: Dallas

Texas: El Cenizo
Documented June 13, 2007 by Congressional Research Service*

Texas: Ft.Worth

Texas: Houston
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Texas: Katy
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

Texas: Laredo

Texas: McAllen

Texas: Port Arthur

UTAH LOCAL ORDINANCES

Utah: statewide

Utah: Provo

Utah: Salt Lake City

VIRGINIA: LOCAL ORDINANCES

Virginia: Alexandria

Virginia: Fairfax County

Virginia: Virginia Beach

VERMONT LOCAL ORDINANCES

Vermont: statewide

Vermont: Burlington

Vermont: Middlebury

WASHINGTON: LOCAL ORDINANCES

Washington: King County

Washington: Seattle
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

WISCONSIN: LOCAL ORDINANCES

Wisconsin: Madison
Documented August 14, 2006 by Congressional Research Service

WYOMING: LOCAL ORDINANCES

Wyoming: Jackson Hole

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